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Alka-Seltzer Heartburn

Medically reviewed on July 24, 2017

Dosage form: tablet, effervescent
Ingredients: CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 1000mg, SODIUM BICARBONATE 1940mg
Labeler: Bayer HealthCare LLC.
NDC Code: 0280-0047

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Alka-Seltzer Heartburn Effervescent Tablets

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each tablet)

Anhydrous citric acid 1000 mg

Sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) 1940 mg

Purpose

Active ingredients (in each tablet)...................................................................................Purpose
Anhydrous citric acid 1000 mg....................................................................................... Antacid
Sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) 1940 mg ..............................................................Antacid

Uses

for the relief of

  • heartburn
  • acid indigestion
  • upset stomach associated with these symptoms

Warnings

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

Ask a doctor before use if you have a 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

Stop use and ask a doctor if you have taken the maximum dose for 2 weeks

If pregnant or breast-feeding

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.

Keep out of reach of children

Keep out of reach of children.

Directions
  • fully dissolve 2 tablets in 4 ounces of water before taking
    adults and children 12 years and over2 tablets every 4 hours as needed, or as directed by a doctordo not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours
    adults 60 years and over2 tablets every 4 hours as needed, or as directed by a doctordo not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours
    children under 12 yearsconsult a doctor

Other information
  • each tablet contains: sodium 575 mg
  • phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 5.6 mg per tablet
  • store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat.
  • Alka-Seltzer Heartburn in water contains the antacid sodium citrate as the principal
    active ingredient

Inactive ingredients

acesulfame potassium, aspartame, flavors, magnesium stearate, mannitol

Questions or comments?

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Alka-Seltzer Heartburn Effervescent Tablets

ALKA-SELTZER HEARTBURN 
anhydrous citric acid, sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) tablet, effervescent
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-0047
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE (ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID) ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID1000 mg
SODIUM BICARBONATE (SODIUM CATION) SODIUM BICARBONATE1940 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MANNITOL 
ASPARTAME 
ACESULFAME POTASSIUM 
Product Characteristics
ColorwhiteScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize25mm
FlavorLEMONImprint CodeALKA;SELTZER;HR
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0280-0047-3618 POUCH in 1 CARTON
12 TABLET, EFFERVESCENT in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart33103/02/2010
Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)

 
Bayer HealthCare LLC.

Further information

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

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