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Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 31, 2020.

Dosage form: tablet, effervescent
Ingredients: Aspirin 325mg, Citric Acid Monohydrate 1000mg, Sodium Bicarbonate 1916mg
Labeler: Select Brand
NDC Code: 15127-968

Effervescent Pain Relief
Fast Relief

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each effervescent tablet)Purpose
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Aspirin (NSAID) 325 mgPain reliever
Citric acid 1000 mgAntacid
Sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) 1916 mgAntacid

Uses

For the temporary relief of: heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach when accompanied with headache or body aches and pains

  • upset stomach with headache from overindulgence in food or drink
  • headache, body aches and pain alone

Warnings

Reye's syndrome

Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin.

Allergy alert

Aspirin may cause a sever 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 other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAID's (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • take more or for longer time than directed

Alcohol warning

If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take aspirin or other pain relievers/fever reducers.

Aspirin may cause stomach bleeding.

Do not use: if you have ever had an allergic reaction to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer

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.
  • you are taking a prescription drug for anticoagulation (thinning the blood), diabetes, gout or arthritis.

When using this product do not exceed the 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
  • new symptoms occur
  • redness or swelling is present
  • ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs

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
  • Dissolve tablets in 4 ounces of water before taking
Adults and Children 12 Years and over
  • 2 tablets every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor
  • do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours
60 Years and over
  • 2 tablets every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor
  • do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours

Other information
  • Each tablet contains: sodium 540 mg
  • store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat
  • in water, this tablet contains principally the antacid sodium citrate and the analgesic sodium acetylsalicylate

Inactive Ingredients

None

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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 36 Tablet Carton

NDC 15127-968-36

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the lower price name brand

FAST RELIEF

EFFERVESCENT
Pain Relief

Aspirin (NSAID) / Pain reliever,
Citric acid / Antacid, Sodium bicarbonate / Antacid.

Relieves:
Heartburn • Acid Indigestion
• Sour Stomach with
Headache
• Body Aches
and Pain

Compare to Active
Ingredients in
Alka-Seltzer
®*

36 EFFERVESCENT
TABLETS

PAIN RELIEF   FAST RELIEF
aspirin, citric acid monohydrate, and sodium bicarbonate tablet, effervescent
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:15127-968
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Aspirin (Aspirin) Aspirin325 mg
Citric Acid Monohydrate (Anhydrous Citric Acid) Anhydrous Citric Acid1000 mg
Sodium Bicarbonate (Bicarbonate Ion) Sodium Bicarbonate1916 mg
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScore2 pieces
ShapeROUNDSize25mm
FlavorImprint CodeC11
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:15127-968-3618 PACKET in 1 CARTON
12 TABLET, EFFERVESCENT in 1 PACKET
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34310/23/2006
Labeler - Select Brand (043562370)

 
Select Brand

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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