Alka-Seltzer Antacid/Analgesic Original, Effervescent - 72 Tablets
Alka-Seltzer in water contains principally the antacid sodium citrate and the analgesic sodium acetylsalicylate. Misc: Anhydrous citric acid/antacid. Aspirin (NSAID)/analgesic. Sodium bicarbonate/antacid. Fast Relief of: heartburn; upset stomach; acid indigestion with headache; body aches. Take Alka-Seltzer any time- morning, noon or night - when you need relief from heartburn, upset stomach, acid indigestion with headache or body aches.
Anhydrous Citric Acid (1000 mg). Aspirin (325 mg) (NSAID). Sodium Bicarbonate (Heat-Treated) (1916 mg).
Place two (2) tablets in 4 oz of water. Dissolve tablets completely. You do not have to drink any of the residue that may be on the bottom of the glass. The medicines of Alka-Seltzer are in the water. Fully dissolve 2 tablets in 4 ounces of water before taking. Adults and children 12 years and over, 2 tablets every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor. Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours. Adults 60 years and over, 2 tablets every 4 hours or as directed by a doctor. Do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours. Children under 12 years, consult a doctor.
Reye's syndrome warning: 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; facial swelling; asthma (wheezing); shock. Stomach bleeding: 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. Other warnings: In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Do not use if pouch is torn or open. Do not use: if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer. 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: feel faint, vomit blood, have bloody or black stools, have stomach pain that does not get better; symptoms get worse or last more than 10 days; redness or swelling is present; ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs; new symptoms occur. Pregnancy/breast-feeding warning: If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. Keep out of reach of children.
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