Alka-Seltzer Extra Strength Antacid-Pain Relief Medicine

Active Ingredient(s): Aspirin, ASA + Citric Acid + Sodium Bicarbonate
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion



Alka-Seltzer Extra Strength Antacid-Pain Relief Medicine Overview

Alka-Seltzer is an effervescent antacid and pain reliever first marketed by the Dr. Miles Medicine Company of Elkhart, Indiana, United States. Alka-Seltzer contains three active ingredients: aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) (ASA), sodium bicarbonate, and anhydrous citric acid.[1] The aspirin is a pain reliever and anti-inflammatory, the sodium bicarbonate is an antacid, and the citric acid reacts with the sodium bicarbonate and water to form effervescence.[2] It ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Aspirin, ASA + Citric Acid + Sodium Bicarbonate
  • Tablet, Effervescent: 325mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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