Alka-Seltzer is a medication that is used to provide pain relief to conditions such as body aches, headaches, and acid indigestion. Alka-Seltzer is composed of an antacid and an analgesic.
Keep Alka-Seltzer at room temperature, away from the influence of heat and moisture.
Before using Alka-Seltzer tell your doctor if you have asthma, bleeding problems, kidney disease, liver disease, or heartburn. There are many other conditions that I have not mentioned. Overall, make sure that your doctor is fully aware of your medical background.
If you consume large amounts of alcohol Alka-Seltzer may not be right for you. Drinking alcohol when taking Alka-Seltzer will greatly increase the risk of side effects. In addition, Alka-Seltzer can lower the number of platelets in your blood. Therefore, do not participate in activities that could cause injury.
Alka-Seltzer should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor. Remove the tablet from its package and drop it into half a glass of cold water. Wait until the tablet has completely dissolved, and then drink the contents of the glass. In order to ensure you have consumed all of the medication, pour some more water into the glass you used and drink it.
Alka-Seltzer should not be taken if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in it. Also, if you are pregnant, or are breast feeding you should consult with your doctor before using this medication. In addition, Alka-Seltzer should not be taken with certain drugs. Make sure your doctor is aware of what you are currently using as well as your medical background.
Some serious side effects caused by Alka-Seltzer include allergic reactions such as: trouble breathing, hives, swelling of the face, throat, lips, and tongue. You should contact your doctor or emergency help as soon as possible if any of these occur. Dia
Less severe side effects include: nausea, heartburn, and mild stomach pain. If you are feeling unsure about anything make sure to talk to your doctor.