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Alka-Seltzer Gold

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 27, 2020.

Dosage form: tablet, effervescent
Ingredients: CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 1000mg, POTASSIUM BICARBONATE 344mg, SODIUM BICARBONATE 1050mg
Labeler: Bayer HealthCare LLC.
NDC Code: 0280-4100

Further information

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Alka-Seltzer Gold

Drug Facts

Drug Facts

Active Ingredients

Anhydrous citric acid 1000 mg.................................………Antacid

Potassium bicarbonate 344 mg.…..………………….……..Antacid

Sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) 1050 mg………………Antacid

Purpose

Antacid

Uses for the relief of

● heartburn ● acid indigestion ● sour stomach

Do Not Use

Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

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

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

When using this product do not exceed recommended dosage

Stop use and ask a doctor if

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

Keep out of reach of children.

Directions

● fully dissolve tablets in 4 ounces of water before taking

adults and children 12 years and over2 tablets every 4 hours as needed, or asdirected by a doctordo not exceed8 tablets in 24 hours
adults 60 years and over2 tablets every 4 hours as needed, or as directed by a doctordo not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours
children under 12 years1 tablet every 4 hours as needed, or as directed by a doctordo not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours

Other information

each tablet contains: potassium 135 mg

each tablet contains: sodium 309 mg

● 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

Inactive ingredients

Inactive ingredients magnesium stearate, mannitol

Questions or comments

Questions or comments?1-800-986-0369 (Mon – Fri 9AM – 5PM EST)

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 an 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

ALKA-SELTZER GOLD 
alka-seltzer gold tablet, effervescent
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-4100
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE (ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID) ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID1000 mg
POTASSIUM BICARBONATE (POTASSIUM CATION) POTASSIUM CATION344 mg
SODIUM BICARBONATE (SODIUM CATION) SODIUM BICARBONATE1050 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MANNITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorwhiteScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize25mm
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0280-4100-6318 POUCH in 1 CARTON
12 TABLET, EFFERVESCENT in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart33111/19/2014
Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)

 
Bayer HealthCare LLC.

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