Alka Seltzer Original
A product you've believed in for over 90 years. Alka-Seltzer Original relieves a variety of symptoms, including headache, and muscular, and body aches. The...
A product you've believed in for over 90 years. Alka-Seltzer Original relieves a variety of symptoms, including headache, and muscular, and body aches. The most popular effervescent tablet dissolves in water to provide you with quick relief.
How to use it?
Before taking, add 2 tablets with 4 ounces of water. 2 tablets every 4 hours for adults and children over the age of 16, or as prescribed by a physician. No more than 8 tablets should be taken in a day.
For quick relief from headaches and body aches and pains that are brought on by heartburn, acid reflux, or an upset stomach, as well as heartburn itself. Alka Seltzer helps relieve sore throats, toothache and more.
Ingredients include Aspirin 324mg, citric acid 965mg and sodium hydrogen carbonate 1744mg.
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Once you have placed an order for Alka Seltzer Original you should receive it the next working day if you placed the order before 14:00 or the day after if placed after 14:00.
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Buy Alka Seltzer Original Online
Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the manufacturer guidelines and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.
Buy Alka Seltzer Original online with Welzo and receive your order with express shipping directly to your address of choice. Welzo is the UK's leading online pharmacy and home health testing platform, with over 3000 items available online. Welzo is an approved seller of Alka Seltzer Original. Order Alka Seltzer Original to the comfort of your home.
Alka Seltzer Original Ingredients
Alka Seltzer Original ingredient lists may change due to formula updates. For the latest ingredients, consult the product leaflet.
Can I buy Alka Seltzer Original in the UK?
Yes, Alka Seltzer Original is available to purchase in the United Kingdom. You will be able to purchase Alka Seltzer Original both from your local store/pharmacy or online.
Where can I buy Alka Seltzer Original?
You can buy Alka Seltzer Original online and in-store from your local pharmacy. Alka Seltzer Original is also available with express shipping from Welzo.com.
How to use Alka Seltzer Original
To use Alka Seltzer Original correctly, it is important to follow the instructions/information leaflet that comes with the product. Read all of the information thoroughly before taking the product. If you have any further questions about how to take Alka Seltzer Original, please contact Welzo via the help centre and we will be happy to help.
What is Alka Seltzer Original?
For more information on Alka Seltzer Original scroll up to the description at the top of the product page which will give more insight into what Alka Seltzer Original is.
What is the shelf life of Alka Seltzer Original?
The shelf life of Alka Seltzer Original can be determined by reading the expiry date on the product itself. Other factors such as storage conditions can impact the shelf life of Alka Seltzer Original.
How should I store Alka Seltzer Original?
Alka Seltzer Original should be stored as per the manufacturer guidelines and information leaflet that comes with the product packaging.
When storing Alka Seltzer Original, it is crucial to follow the guidelines listed below in order to ensure the safety and effectiveness of the medicine:
- Read the label of Alka Seltzer Original: Always read the label and/ or manufacturer guidelines that comes with Alka Seltzer Original for specific storage instructions, as different products may require unique conditions.
- Keep in a cool, dry place: Generally, most OTC medications should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. Avoid storing medicines in a bathroom cabinet or near a radiator, as temperature and humidity fluctuations may affect their potency.
- Maintain proper temperature: The ideal temperature for storing most medications is between 15°C and 25°C. If a specific temperature range is recommended on the label of Alka Seltzer Original, make sure to follow it closely.
- Use original packaging of Alka Seltzer Original: Keep the medication in its original container or packaging, which often provides protection from light and moisture. Additionally, original packaging usually contains important information such as the expiry date, dosage instructions, and potential side effects.
- Keep out of reach of children: Store medications in a secure location that is out of sight and reach of children to prevent accidental ingestion or misuse.
- Monitor expiry dates: Regularly check the expiry dates of your OTC medications and dispose of any expired or unused medication safely, in accordance with local regulations or your pharmacist's advice.
How should I take Alka Seltzer Original?
When taking Alka Seltzer Original, it is essential to follow the guidelines below to ensure safety and achieve the desired results:
- Read the label: Carefully read the label or enclosed leaflet that comes with the Alka Seltzer Original for specific instructions on dosage, frequency, and any potential side effects or interactions.
- Follow dosage recommendations: Adhere to the recommended dosage and avoid taking more than the suggested amount, as this may lead to adverse effects or reduced effectiveness.
- Take with or without food: Some medications or supplements may require consumption with food to aid in absorption or prevent stomach irritation, while others should be taken on an empty stomach. Follow the instructions provided on the label or leaflet of Alka Seltzer Original.
- Be mindful of timing: Take the medication or supplement at the specified intervals or times of day, as recommended on the label, to ensure optimal effectiveness.
- Check for interactions: If you are taking multiple medications or supplements, consult your pharmacist or healthcare professional to ensure there are no potential interactions that could affect their efficacy or cause adverse effects.
- Monitor side effects: If you experience any unusual or severe side effects while taking the medication or supplement, discontinue use and consult your healthcare professional immediately.
- Seek professional advice: If you have any concerns or questions about taking a specific medication or supplement, consult your pharmacist or healthcare professional for further guidance.
What are the side effects of Alka Seltzer Original?
The side effects of an over-the-counter (OTC) medication or supplement can be diverse, and may include mild, moderate, or severe reactions.
If you are taking Alka Seltzer Original for the first time, it is important to monitor any adverse or allergic reactions. Ensure you are not allergic to any of the ingredients in Alka Seltzer Original before taking. If you experience an allergic reaction please discontinue use of Alka Seltzer Original and seek immediate medical attention.
For information on the specific side effects of Alka Seltzer Original read the information leaflet/label that comes with Alka Seltzer Original.
It is important to note that not everyone will experience side effects, and the severity or type of side effects may differ from person to person. Factors such as individual sensitivity, dosage, and interactions with other medications or supplements can influence the occurrence and intensity of side effects.
If you encounter any concerning side effects while taking Alka Seltzer Original, stop using the product and consult a healthcare professional promptly. They can advise you on whether it is safe to continue using the product or recommend an alternative treatment.
Always consult a pharmacist or healthcare professional before starting any new OTC medication or supplement, particularly if you have pre-existing health conditions, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are taking other medications.
How does Alka Seltzer Original work?
The way an over-the-counter (OTC) medication or supplement works depends on the active ingredients it contains, as well as the intended purpose of the product. Generally, OTC medications and supplements are formulated to target specific symptoms, conditions, or to support overall health and well-being.
Can Alka Seltzer Original be used by children and infants?
Read the information leaflet/label of Alka Seltzer Original to find out if it can be used by children/infants. Furthermore, it depends on various factors, including the child's age, weight, health conditions, and the specific product in question. It is essential to exercise caution when administering any medication or supplement to a child.
- Read the label: Carefully examine the label or enclosed leaflet of the Alka Seltzer Original for information on age restrictions, dosages, and any specific warnings or contraindications for children.
- Age-appropriate products: Some OTC medications and supplements are specifically formulated for children, with adjusted dosages and child-friendly forms, such as chewable tablets, liquid suspensions, or gummies. Opt for these products when available and follow the instructions provided for the child's age group.
- Consult a healthcare professional: If you are unsure whether Alka Seltzer Original is suitable for your child, it is always best to consult a pharmacist, doctor, or paediatrician for advice. They can provide guidance on the appropriateness, dosage, and potential side effects of the product for your child.
- Monitor for side effects: Children may be more susceptible to side effects or adverse reactions from medications or supplements. Closely observe your child for any signs of side effects or discomfort, discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional if you have any concerns.
Can I buy Alka Seltzer Original from Boots?
It is generally possible to purchase over-the-counter medication, including Alka Seltzer Original, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.
Can I buy Alka Seltzer Original from Superdrug?
If you would like to buy Alka Seltzer Original, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.
Can I buy Alka Seltzer Original from Amazon?
Amazon does not always sell all over the counter products such as Alka Seltzer Original, that we offer, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see if they offer Alka Seltzer Original
Is this medication suited for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
How do I order my medication?
Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
Can I cancel or return my order?
For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.
You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.
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The product provided immediate and noticeable relief from my symptoms, and I continue to use it to manage my condition.