ALKA-SELTZER EXTRA STRENGTH- anhydrous citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and aspirin granule, effervescent 
Bayer HealthCare LLC.

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

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Alka-Seltzer Extra Strength

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each tablet)Purpose
Anhydrous citric acid 1000 mgAntacid
Aspirin 500 mgAnalgesic
Sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) 1985 mgAntacid

Uses

for the temporary relief of:

Warnings

Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you

Do not use

  • if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

Ask a doctor before use if

  • stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
  • you are taking a diuretic
  • you have asthma
  • you have 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.
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding

• feel faint • vomit blood

• have bloody or black stools

• have stomach pain that does not get better

  • symptoms get worse or last more than 10 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • ringing in the ears or a 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.

Directions

adults and children 12 years and over2 tablets every 6 hours, or as directed by a doctordo not exceed 7 tablets in 24 hours
adults 60 years and over2 tablets every 6 hours, or as directed by a doctordo not exceed 3 tablets in 24 hours
children under 12 yearsconsult a doctor

Other information

Inactive ingredients

flavor

Questions or comments?

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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 24 Tablets Carton

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ANTACID & PAIN RELIEF MEDICINE

FAST

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Acid Indigestion

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Heartburn with

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24 EFFERVESCENT TABLETS

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ALKA-SELTZER EXTRA STRENGTH 
anhydrous citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and aspirin granule, effervescent
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-0211
Route of AdministrationORAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL) (ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID - UNII:XF417D3PSL) ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID1000 mg
SODIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: 8MDF5V39QO) (SODIUM CATION - UNII:LYR4M0NH37) SODIUM BICARBONATE1985 mg
ASPIRIN (UNII: R16CO5Y76E) (ASPIRIN - UNII:R16CO5Y76E) ASPIRIN500 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
LEMON (UNII: 24RS0A988O)  
Product Characteristics
Colorwhite (White tablet) Scoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize25mm
FlavorImprint Code ALKA;SELTZER;EX;S
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:0280-0211-2412 in 1 CARTON04/18/2011
12 in 1 PACKET; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34304/11/2011
Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)

Revised: 7/2020
Document Id: ab8136c4-3b9c-b83c-e053-2995a90a1a8f
Set id: 49b73bd5-6465-05eb-e054-00144ff88e88
Version: 2
Effective Time: 20200728
 
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