CVS Extra Strength Antacid & Pain Reliever Effervescent Tablets
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Fast relief. Heartburn; acid indigestion; sour stomach; body aches, pains, & headache. CVS pharmacist recommended. Each tablet contains: sodium (575 mg).
Active Ingredients (in each Effervescent Tablet): Aspirin (500 mg), Citric Acid (1000 mg), Sodium Bicarbonate (Heat-Treated) (1985 mg). Inactive Ingredients: Flavor.
Do not exceed recommended dosage. To avoid serious injury, completely dissolve tablets in 4 oz of water before taking. Adults and Children 12 Years and Over (Up to 60 Years of Age): 2 tablets every 4 hours. Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours. 60 Years and Over: 2 tablets every 4 hours. Do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours. Store at room temperature (59-86 degrees F).
Reye's Syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this drug for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin. Allergy Alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: hives; facial swelling; asthma (wheezing); shock. Stomach Bleeding Warning: This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (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. Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer; if you are allergic to aspirin; if overly full from food or drink. Ask a doctor if severe stomach pain occurs after taking this product. Ask a doctor before use if stomach bleeding warning applies to you; you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn; you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease; you are taking a diuretic. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are presently taking a prescription drug (Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs); taking a prescription drug for anticoagulation (thinning the blood), diabetes, gout or arthritis. When using this product do not take more than 8 tablets (adults) or 4 tablets (60 years and over) in a 24-hour period or use the maximum dosage for more than 10 days. Stop use and ask a doctor if you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding; feel faint; vomit blood; have bloody or black stools; have stomach pain that does not get better; an allergic reaction occurs (Seek medical help right away); pain lasts for more than 10 days or gets worse; new symptoms occur; redness or swelling is present; ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Do not use if pouch is torn or open.