BEST CHOICE EFFERVESCENT ANTACID PAIN RELIEF- aspirin, citric acid, sodium bicarbonate tablet, effervescent 
Valu Merchandisers Company

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Best Choice Effervescent Antacid Pain Relief

Active ingredients

(in each effervescent tablet)

Aspirin 325 mg (NSAID)*

Citric acid 1000 mg

Sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) 1916 mg

*Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


Aspirin 325 mg (NSAID)*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pain reliever

Citric acid 1000 mg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . Antacid

Sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) 1916 mg . . . ..... Antacid

*Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Uses for the temporary relief of

■ heartburn, acid indigestion and sour stomach when accompanied by headache or body aches and pains

■ upset stomach with headache from overindulgence in food or drink

■ pain alone (headaches or body aches and pains)


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: ■ hives ■ facial swelling ■ asthma (wheezing) ■ shock

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you ■ are age 60 or older ■ have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems ■ take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug ■ take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others) ■ have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product ■ take more or for a longer time than directed

Do not use

■ if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer

■ if you are allergic to aspirin ■ if overly full from food or drink. Ask a doctor if severe stomach pain occurs after taking this product.

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 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 (thinning the blood), diabetes, gout or arthritis

When using this product

do not take more than 8 tablets (adults) or 4 tablets (60 years and over) in a 24-hour period or use the maximum dosage for more than 10 days

Stop use and ask a doctor if

■ 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

■ an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.

■ pain lasts for more than 10 days or gets worse

■ new symptoms occur

■ redness or swelling is present

■ ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs

If pregnant or breastfeeding,

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.


■ do not exceed recommended dosage

■ to avoid serious injury, completely dissolve tablets in 4 oz. of water before taking

adults and children 12 years and over (up to 60 years of age): 2 tablets every 4 hours - do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours

60 years and over: 2 tablets every 4 hours - do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours

Take this product any time - morning, noon or night - when you need relief from heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach with headache or body aches and pains.

Place two (2) tablets in 4 oz. of water. Dissolve tablets completely.

You do not have to drink any of the residue that may be on the bottom of the glass. The medicines are in the water.

Other information

each tablet contains: sodium 524 mg

■ store at room temperature (59º-86ºF)

Inactive ingredients

■ none

Questions or comments?



Best Choice Pain 36ct

aspirin, citric acid, sodium bicarbonate tablet, effervescent
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63941-421
Route of AdministrationORAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Product Characteristics
ColorwhiteScoreno score
FlavorImprint Code L421
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:63941-421-3618 in 1 CARTON08/30/2013
12 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34308/30/2013
Labeler - Valu Merchandisers Company (868703513)

Revised: 12/2022
Document Id: f0e6420c-b1f7-d520-e053-2995a90a4ef0
Set id: 8aab905b-5fe7-dddb-e053-2995a90a6c6f
Version: 3
Effective Time: 20221228
Valu Merchandisers Company