Alka-Seltzer

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WALGREENS
$5.03 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY
$6.93 With Free Coupon
SAFEWAY PHARMACY
$7.01 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC
$7.06 With Free Coupon
COSTCO
$7.53 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY
$8.53 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY
$10.51 With Free Coupon
Alka-Seltzer

Drug Info for alka-seltzer

  • Quality Choice Effervescent Pain Relief
  • Pain Relief
  • Leader Extra Strength Eff Antacid & Pain Reliever
  • Medi-Seltzer
  • Alka-Seltzer
  • Alka-Seltzer Extra Strength
  • Quality Choice Antacid & Pain Relief

If you are using the effervescent tablet form of this medicine, dissolve the tablets fully in 4 ounces of water. Drink all of this mixture right away.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

Follow the instructions on the medicine label if you are using this medicine without a prescription.

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to aspirin, citric acid, or sodium bicarbonate. You should not use this medicine during the last 3 months of pregnancy. This medicine should not be given to children or teenagers with fever, chickenpox, or symptoms of the flu or viral infection. Aspirin can cause a serious disease called Reye's syndrome in children or teenagers. You should not use this medicine if you have an active stomach ulcer or any kind of bleeding problem.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Tell your doctor if you have arthritis, asthma, diabetes, gout, or a bleeding disorder such as hemophilia. Make sure your doctor knows if you have a stomach disorder such as an ulcer, heartburn that last or come back frequently, or GERD (reflux disease).

Tell your doctor if your symptoms get worse or last longer than 10 days.

Bloody vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

Fever, chills, lightheadedness, fainting.

Dark urine, yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.

Pain that lasts longer than 10 days.

Pale skin, unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.

Redness or swelling.

Severe stomach pain.

Ringing in your ears that will not stop.

Worsening pain or new symptoms.

There are many other medicines that should not be taken together with an antacid, such as sodium bicarbonate. Tell your doctor about all other medicines you are using.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin®).

Aspirin can cause stomach bleeding. Drinking alcohol can make this worse. If you have 3 or more drinks of alcohol every day, ask your doctor if you should use this medicine. One drink of alcohol is the same as 4 ounces of wine, 12 ounces of beer, or 1 ounce of hard liquor (gin, whiskey, and others).

Make sure that none of the other medicines you are using also contain aspirin.

  • Dark urine, yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.
  • Redness or swelling.
  • Worsening pain or new symptoms.
  • Fever, chills, lightheadedness, fainting.
  • Pale skin, unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Bloody or black, tarry stools.
  • Bloody vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
  • Ringing in your ears that will not stop.
  • Pain that lasts longer than 10 days.
  • Severe stomach pain.
  • Trouble sleeping.
  • Slight ringing in your ears, problems with hearing.
  • Mild stomach pain, nausea, heartburn.