Alka-Seltzer Effervescent Tablets Original
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DescriptionAlka-Seltzer® Effervescent Tablets Original. Anhydrous citric acid / Antacid. Aspirin (NSAID) / Analgesic. Sodium bicarbonate / Antacid. Fast relief of: Heartburn, upset stomach, acid indigestion with headache, body aches.
Other DescriptionUses for the temporary relief of: Heartburn, acid indigestion and sour stomach when accompanied with headache or body aches and pains. Upset stomach with headache from overindulgence in food or drink. Headache, body aches, and pain alone. Bayer, the Bayer Cross and Alka-Seltzer are registered trademarks of Bayer.
IngredientsActive Ingredients (In each Tablet) ... Purpose. Anhydrous Citric Acid 1000mg ... Antacid. Aspirin 325 mg (NSAID)* ... Analgesic. Sodium Bicarbonate (Heat-Treated) 1916 mg ... Antacid. *Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug.
WarningsDo not use if pouch is torn or open.
Reye's Syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.
Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: Hives.
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you: Are age 60 or older.
Have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems.
Take a blood thinning (Anticoagulant) or steroid drug.
Take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others).
Have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product.
Take more or for a longer time than directed.
Do not use: If you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.
If you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients.
Ask a doctor before use if: Stomach bleeding warning applies to you.
You have a history of stomach problems such as heartburn.
You have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease.
You are taking a diuretic.
you have asthma.
You have a sodium-restricted diet.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are: Presently taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.
Taking a prescription drug for diabetes, gout, or arthritis.
When using this product do not exceed recommended dosage.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
An allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
You experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding.
Have bloody or black stools.
Have stomach pain that does not get better.
Symptoms get worse or last more than 10 days.