Alka-Seltzer

Alka-Seltzer

Manufacturer:

Bayer

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per tab Aspirin 324 mg, Na bicarbonate 1.737 g, citric acid 1.223 g
Indications/Uses
Relief of headache & upset stomach. Fever, colds & flu discomfort, muscular aches & pains.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals. Dissolve in water.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Gastric & duodenal ulcers.
Special Precautions
Asthma, persistent stomach problems, bleeding problems. Concomitant w/ blood thinning medications. Na-restricted diet. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn/teenagers w/chicken pox/influenza/fever. Childn <16 yr.
Adverse Reactions
GI irritations.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of GI bleeding w/ corticosteroids or alcohol.
ATC Classification
N02BA51 - acetylsalicylic acid, combinations excl. psycholeptics ; Belongs to the class of salicylic acids and derivatives agents. Used to relieve pain and fever.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Alka-Seltzer effervescent tab
Packing/Price
(lemon flavour) 20's
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