Get fast relief of heartburn, upset stomach, acid indigestion with headache and body aches from Alka-Seltzer Original effervescent antacid and pain reliever that has been around for more than 80 years. Alka-Seltzer Original is an antacid/pain reliever that gently breaks up and dissolves away the full feeling of acid indigestion and pain fast. Unlike other antacids, Alka-Seltzer Original contains an analgesic for pain accompanied by heartburn and acid indigestion.
In Each Tablet: Anhydrous Citric Acid (1000 mg), Aspirin (325 mg) (NSAID), Sodium Bicarbonate (Heat-Treated)(1916 mg).
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.
hives,facial swelling,asthma (wheezing),shock.
Ask a doctor before use if
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
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.
Stop use and ask a doctor if
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.
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.
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
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
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.
do not exceed recommended dosage.
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. 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. Take Alka-Seltzer any time - morning, noon, or night - when you need relief from heartburn, upset stomach, acid indigestion with headache or body aches.
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.
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.