For the relief of: heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach when accompanied with headache or body aches and pains; upset stomach with headache from over-indulgence in food and drink; headache, body aches, and pain alone. Alka-Seltzer Extra Strength in water contains principally the antacid sodium citrate and the analgesic sodium acetylsalicylate.
Fully dissolve tablets in 4 ounces of water before taking. Adults and children 12 years and over: 2 tablets every 6 hours, or as directed by a doctor. Do not exceed 7 tablets in 24 hours. Adults 60 years and over: 2 tablets every 6 hours, or as directed by a doctor. Do not exceed 3 tablets in 24 hours.
Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin. Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: hives, facial swelling, asthma (wheezing), shock. Alcohol warning: If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take aspirin or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Aspirin may cause stomach bleeding. Do not use if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer. Ask a doctor before use if you have: asthma; ulcers; bleeding problems; stomach problems that last or come back frequently, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or pain; a sodium-restricted diet. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are: presently taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs; taking a prescription drug for anticoagulation (blood thinning), diabetes, gout, or arthritis. When using this product do not exceed recommended dosage. Stop use and ask a doctor if: an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away; symptoms get worse or last for more than 10 days; redness or swelling is present; ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs; new symptoms occur. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Per Tablet: Aspirin 500 mg; Citric Acid 1000 mg; Sodium Bicarbonate (Heat-Treated) 1985 mg
Flavor; Each Tablet Contains: Sodium 588 mg