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Alka-Seltzer (10) Effervescent Tablets

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Who can use?

This medicine can be used adults and adolescents over 16 years old. Elderly patients should consult their doctore before using Alka-Seltzer as they are more prone to side effects.

How to use?

You must dissolve Alk-Seltzer tablets in water before taking them. It is preferable that Alka-Seltzer is taken after meals.

Adults and children over 16 years: Take one or two tablets, dissolved in water, every 4 hours if necessary.

Do take more than 8 tablets in any 24 hour period.

Do not use for longer than 3-5 days without consulting your doctor.

Do not take Alka-Seltzer if:

  • If you have or ever have had a stomach ulcer or other digestive system disorder.
  • If you have worsening asthma, rash or rhinitis associated with aspirin.
  • If you are allergic to Ibuprofen or to aspirin or to any NSAIDS.
  • If you suffer from heart, liver or kidney disease.

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

This medication is not suitable during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

Common side effects.

Alka-Seltzer may cause some some stomach discomfort. Do not take on an empty stomach.

Alka-Seltzer tablets contain aspirin and may affect the ability of blood to clot. It is possible that taking Alka-Seltzer may cause easy bruising or bleeding.

If you have any difficulty breathing or develop a rash or swollen facial features or runny nose after taking Alka_seltzer, stop taking this medication and consult your doctor immediately.

Alka-Seltzer must not be used in the following cases:

• hypersensitivity to acetylsalicylic acid or other salicylates, or to any other components of the product,

• a history of asthma induced by the administration of salicylates or substances with a similar action, notably non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs,

• acute gastrointestinal ulcers,

• hemorrhagic diathesis,

• severe renal failure,

• severe hepatic failure,

• severe cardiac failure,

• combination with methotrexate at doses of 15 mg/week or more (see interactions with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction),

• pregnancy.

KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE EACH OF CHILDREN.

READ THE PATIENT LEAFLET BEFORE TAKING THIS MEDICATION.