Alka Seltzer Original Effervescent Tablets, 10 Tablets


• Treatment of mild to moderate pain including headache, migraine, backache (including lumbago), nerve pain (neuralgia and sciatica), period pain, toothache and sore throat.
• Symptomatic relief of colds and influenza.
• Relief of rheumatic pain (arthritis), muscle tenderness and stiffness (including fibrositis), muscular aches and pains, the pain of joint swelling and stiffness, strains and sprains.
• Effective reduction of high temperature.

Do not give to children under 16 years


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• Treatment of mild to moderate pain including headache, migraine, backache (including lumbago), nerve pain (neuralgia and sciatica), period pain, toothache and sore throat. • Symptomatic relief of colds and influenza. • Relief of rheumatic pain (arthritis), muscle tenderness and stiffness (including fibrositis), muscular aches and pains, the pain of joint swelling and stiffness, strains and sprains. • Effective reduction of high temperature.Do not give to children under 16 years

Alka Seltzer Original Effervescent Tablets, 10 Tablets

Alka Seltzer Original Effervescent Tablets can be used to treat conditions such as migraines, period pains, toothache, sore throats, joint swelling and stiffness, neuralgia, lower back pain, sciatica, rheumatic and muscular aches and pains, muscle tenderness and stiffness, sprains, strains and symptoms of cold and flu such as feverishness.

Symptoms Alka Seltzer Original Effervescent Tablets can be used to treat

Relief of mild to moderate pain including headache, migraine, backache, nerve pain, period pain, toothache, sore throat. Relief of rheumatic and muscle pains and stiffness, strains and sprains, sciatica, lumbago, fibrositis and high temperature. Symptomatic relief of colds and flu

Patient information leaflet

Brand

ALKA SELTZER

Brand

How To Use

Alka-Seltzer must always be dissolved in a glass of water prior to oral administration.

Adults, elderly and children aged 16 years and over: 2 tablets in water. The dose may be repeated every 4 hours, as required, with a maximum of 4 dosages in 24 hours.

These dosages should not be continued for more than three days without consulting a physician. The stated dose must not be exceeded.

Delivery Options

Delivery options

All deliveries are subject to the availability of the product and product sale conditions been met.

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UK Delivery

Standard Delivery within the UK £3.50 Delivery time 3-4 days
First Class Delivery within the UK £5.90 Delivery time 1-2 days
Priority Delivery within the UK £7.10. Next day delivery by 1pm. Order must be placed by 1pm. Priority delivery is only available Monday to Thursday.

Europe Delivery

Standard Delivery within EEC from £12.50 Delivery time up to 5 days depending on the local delivery service within your country.
Expedited Delivery within EEC £39.50 Delivery time 2 days. Delivery by DHL, UPS or TNT.

Rest of the World

Standard Delivery Rest of the World from £16.10 Delivery Time 10 – 15 Days
Expedited Delivery Rest of the World £55.09 Delivery 5 days. Delivery service by DHL, TNT or UPS

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Product Details

Before using this product:

Do not take Alka Seltzer if you:

    • are allergic to aspirin, sodium hydrogen carbonate, citric acid or to any other ingredients.
    • are allergic to any other pain relieving or anti-inflammatory medicines (e.e NSAIDS or salicylates).
    • have, or have had, a stomach or duodenal ulcer.
    • have a disorder which causes excessive bleeding such as haemophilia.
    • are pregnant or breast feeding.
    • have severe heart, kidney or live problems.
    • have asthma that is worsened by aspirin or any other NSAID.

Avoid if you are on a high dose of methotrexate, 15mg per week.

Speak to your doctor before taking Alka Seltzer if you:

    • suffer from Asthma, nasal polyps, hayfever or allergies.
    • have low uric acid excretion, which is commonly associated with gout.
    • have a history of gastrointestinal disorders.
    • have kidney or liver problems.
    • have problems with your circulation.
    • are about to have surgery.
    • are elderly.

Use in children:

Aspirin has also been associated with increased risk of Reye’s Syndrome when given to children with a fever. For this reason the use of aspirin is not recommended in children under 16 years of age.

You should ask your doctor before taking aspirin if you are taking any other medicines including those for blood clots (thrombosis) such as warfarin or gout such as probenecid.

If you are unsure please check with your doctor, always read the label.

recautions

    • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.

 

    • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.

 

  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Ingredients

Active ingredients: Aspirin 324mg, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate 1744mg, Citric Acid 965mg per tablet.

Other ingredients: Povidone, Dimeticone, Calcium silicate, Docusate sodium benzoate (E211), Sodium saccharin, natural and artificial Lemon flavour, and natural Lime flavour.

Side Effects

Like all medicines Alka-Seltzer can cause side effects
although not everybody gets them.
The product belongs to a group of medicines which
may impair the fertility in women. This effect is
reversible on stopping the medicine.
If you experience any of the following side effects,
stop taking Alka-Seltzer and go to your nearest
Accident and Emergency Department or doctor
immediately:

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include: difficulty in breathing or swallowing,
swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue, skin
rashes, large or itchy wheals on the skin, attacks of
sneezing, runny nose and itching eyes or water
retention

See patient information leaflet for full details

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