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36 Tabs

  • Original formula

  • Antacid and pain relief medicine

  • Relieves acid indigestion, upset stomach and heartburn with headache and body aches
For pain and discomfort, try Alka-Seltzer Original. This antacid medicine helps deliver fast relief of pain, heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach when accompanied with headache or body aches. It also fights upset stomach with headache from overindulgence in food or drink.
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Product Description:

Original

  • Original formula

  • Antacid and pain relief medicine

  • Relieves acid indigestion, upset stomach and heartburn with headache and body aches
For pain and discomfort, try Alka-Seltzer Original. This antacid medicine helps deliver fast relief of pain, heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach when accompanied with headache or body aches. It also fights upset stomach with headache from overindulgence in food or drink.

Product Label:

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Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each tablet) Purpose
Anhydrous citric acid 1000 mg Antacid
Aspirin 325 mg (NSAID)* Analgesic
Sodium Bicarbonate (heat treated) 1916 mg Antacid
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Uses

for the relief of

  • heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach when accompanied with headache or body aches and pains
  • upset stomach with headache from over-indulgence in food or drink
  • headache, body aches, and pain alone

Warnings

Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin.

Allergy Alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause sever 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 have ever had an allergic reaction to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.

Ask a doctor before use if

  • stomach bleeding warning applies to 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 diruetic
  • you have asthma
  • on 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 anticoagulation (blood thinning), 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 loss of hearing occurs
  • new symptoms occur

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. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • fully dissolve 2 tablets in 4 ounces of water before taking
Adults and children 12 years and older 2 tablets every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours
Adults 60 years and older 2 tablets every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor do not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours
Childer under 12 years consult a doctor

Other Information

  • each tablet contains: sodium 567 mg
  • store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.
  • Alka-Seltzer in water contains principally the antacid sodium citrate and the analgesic sodium acetylsalicylate.

Inactive Ingredients

none

Questions or Comments?

1-800-986-0369 (Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM EST) or www.alkaseltzer.com

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