Alka-Seltzer, Gold, 36 Effervescent Tablets
By Alka-Seltzer12 Reviews
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0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
- Product Code: ALS-04108
- UPC Code: 016500041085
- Package Quantity: 36 Effervescent Tablets
- Dimensions: 2 x 3.3 x 4 in, 0.3 lbs (0.14 kg)
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- New Look! Same Formula
- Anhydrous Citric Acid / Antacid
- Potassium Bicarbonate / Antacid
- Sodium Bicarbonate / Antacid
- Less Sodium than Alka-Seltzer Original
Fast Relief of:
- Upset Stomach
- Acid Indigestion
Uses for the relief of
- acid indigestion
- sour stomach
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 of Alka-Seltzer are in the water.
Take Alka-Seltzer any time — morning, noon, or night — when you need relief from heartburn, upset stomach and acid indigestion.
- Fully dissolve tablets in 4 ounces of water before taking
|adults and children 12 years and over||2 tablets every 4 hours as needed, or as directed by a doctor||do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours|
|adults 60 years and over||2 tablets every 4 hours as needed, or as directed by a doctor||do not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours|
|children under 12 years||1 tablet every 4 hours as needed, or as directed by a doctor||do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours|
|Active Ingredients (in each tablet)||Purpose|
|Anhydrous citric acid 1000 mg||Antacid|
|Potassium bicarbonate 344 mg||Antacid|
|Sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) 1050 mg||Antacid|
|Inactive Ingredients Magnesium stearate, mannitol|
Each tablet contains: Potassium 135 mg
Each tablet contains: Sodium 309 mg
Do not use if pouch is torn or open.
Ask a doctor before use if you have
- kidney disease
- a potassium or 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
When using this product do not exceed recommended dosage
Stop use and ask a doctor if you have taken the maximum dose for 2 weeks
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
- Store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.
- This product does not contain aspirin
- Alka-Seltzer Gold in water contains principally the antacids sodium citrate and potassium citrate
iHerb Customer Reviews
I don't like when they change boxes, design or bottles. This always means changed formula and is a red flag for me. This used to come in an orange box, now it's too easy to get confused at the store and grab the wrong one if you don't see "Gold" and you send someone else to pick it up for you. Please note: although iHerb lists "Anhydrous citric acid 1000 mg", this is nowhere on the box now! It used to be on the old box. Is this needed for health effects? I do not know. I take this when I wake up with brain pressure and it's a symptom for me of hepatic encephalopathy. I take this when I run out of other electrolytes such as coconut water (this is somewhat cheaper and lasts a bit longer) and need bubbles; it also alkalizes my system pretty fast. It works well for that. Would be good to know what happened with this mystery ingredient, why it's nowhere on the box and whether it's in the product or not. Also wondering if it comes from GMO corn. I've only taken 2 since I bought this. Otherwise it tastes the same it always did and works well for what it is. It is however not for pain relief.
I am very happy with this product. It is impossible to find Alka-Seltzer Gold in stores so I was very relieved to be able to order them from Iherb. They are a very reasonable price and I was impressed at the shipping speed. I will be ordering again in the near future. Thank you.