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Alka-Seltzer XS Effervescent Tablets - 20

Alka-Seltzer XS Effervescent Tablets

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  • Alka-Seltzer XS Effervescent Tablets
Alka-Seltzer XS Effervescent Tablets - 20
20 Tablets
Fast effective pain relief
Suitable for 16 years and older
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Alka-Seltzer XS are effervescent tablets which dissolve in water to give a sparkling solution. The active substances are: aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), paracetamol, caffeine, sodium hydrogen carbonate and citric acid.

Alka Seltzer can be used for

  • Treatment of mild to moderate pain including headache, migraine, backache (including lumbago), nerve pain (neuralgia and sciatica), period pain, toothache and sore throat. 
  • Symptomatic relief of colds and influenza and reduction of high temperature
  • Relief of rheumatic pain (arthritis), muscle tenderness and stiffness (including fibrositis), muscular aches and pains, the pain of joint swelling and stiffness strains and sprains.
Aspirin belongs to a group of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). Aspirin and paracetamol are both used for the treatment of pain and reduction of fever. Aspirin also has anti-inflammatory properties, whilst caffeine acts as mild stimulant. Sodium hydrogen carbonate and citric acid help create a sparkling solution.

Please read the leaflet enclosed in the product carefully before use

Alka-Seltzer tablets must always be dissolved in water before use.

Adults and children over 16: Two tablets dissolved in half a glass (100ml) of water may be taken every 4 hours as required. You should not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.

The tablets should preferably be taken after eating


Please read the leaflet enclosed in the product carefully before use

Age Restrictions

Not recommended for 16 years and under

Do Not Use

If allergic to any of the ingredients or any other pain relieving anti-inflammatory medicines

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Consult Doctor Or Pharmacist Before Use

If you take any other medicines or suffer with or did suffer with any medical condition

Each Alka-Seltzer tablet contains 477mg of sodium. People on a controlled sodium diet should take this into consideration

Avoid taking alcohol while taking Alka-Seltzer


Active Ingredients: aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) (267mg per tablet), paracetamol (133mg per tablet), caffeine (40mg per tablet), sodium hydrogen carbonate (1723mg per tablet) and citric acid (954mg per tablet).

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