Alka-Seltzer are tablets designed to relieve mild to moderate pain including rheumatic and muscular pain, sprains and strains, backache, nerve pain (neuralgia), migraine, headache, toothache, sore throat and period pain.
They can also be used to lower a high temperature and relieving the symptoms of colds and flu. Use these tablets when you are feeling any of the above, and want a quick relief from pain.
Aspirin belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It works by blocking the action of an enzyme in the body called cyclo-oxygenase (COX).
You can buy certain pack sizes and doses over the counter in the UK. You don’t need a prescription to buy this dose, but a pharmacist will need to ensure the treatment is suitable and safe for you.
Heartburn and acid indigestion usually occur when acid from the stomach rises and leaks into the food pipe. Too much stomach acid can also cause inflammation.
Indigestion is caused when the upper part of the stomach moves above the diaphragm, a muscle that separates your stomach from your chest.
Headaches can be caused by a number of different factors, they are primarily caused by the overactivity of, or problems with structures in the head that are pain-sensitive.
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with effervescent tablets:
The recommended dosage of effervescent is 2 tablets every 4 hours as needed. Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours.
This treatment is not recommended for children under the age of 18, speak to your doctor if you are prescribed this medicine and are not over the age of 18.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not store above 25 degrees, and do not use this medicine after the expiry date printed on the label.
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