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Winco Foods Effervescent Antacid and Pain Relief Side Effects

Generic Name: aspirin / citric acid / sodium bicarbonate

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug aspirin / citric acid / sodium bicarbonate. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Winco Foods Effervescent Antacid and Pain Relief.

Applies to aspirin / citric acid / sodium bicarbonate: oral tablet, oral tablet effervescent

Along with its needed effects, aspirin / citric acid / sodium bicarbonate may cause some unwanted effects. Although the following side effects occur very rarely when 1 or 2 doses of this combination medicine is taken occasionally, they may be more likely to occur if: too much medicine is taken, the medicine is taken several times a day, or the medicine is taken for more than a few days in a row.

Major Side Effects

If any of the following side effects occur while taking aspirin / citric acid / sodium bicarbonate, check with your doctor immediately:

Signs of overdose in children
  • Changes in behavior
  • drowsiness or tiredness (severe)
  • fast or deep breathing
  • Any loss of hearing
  • bloody urine
  • confusion
  • convulsions (seizures)
  • diarrhea (severe or continuing)
  • difficulty in swallowing
  • dizziness, lightheadedness, or feeling faint (severe)
  • drowsiness (severe)
  • excitement or nervousness (severe)
  • fast or deep breathing
  • flushing, redness, or other change in skin color
  • hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)
  • nausea or vomiting (severe or continuing)
  • shortness of breath, troubled breathing, tightness in chest, or wheezing
  • stomach pain (severe or continuing)
  • swelling of eyelids, face, or lips
  • unexplained fever
  • uncontrollable flapping movements of the hands (especially in elderly patients)
  • vision problems

Severity: Moderate

If any of the following side effects occur while taking aspirin / citric acid / sodium bicarbonate, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Less common or rare:
  • Bloody or black, tarry stools
  • frequent urge to urinate
  • headache (severe or continuing)
  • increased blood pressure
  • loss of appetite (continuing)
  • mood or mental changes
  • muscle pain or twitching
  • ringing or buzzing in ears (continuing)
  • skin rash, hives, or itching
  • slow breathing
  • swelling of face, fingers, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  • unpleasant taste
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  • weight gain (unusual)

Minor Side Effects

Some aspirin / citric acid / sodium bicarbonate side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

  • Heartburn or indigestion
  • increased thirst
  • nausea or vomiting
  • stomach pain (mild)

It is possible that some side effects of Winco Foods Effervescent Antacid and Pain Relief may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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