Alka Seltzer Plus (36ct)

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Alka Seltzer Plus - Cold Formula

All First Aid products are packaged in Single Dose - Tamper Resistant Packaging, individually labeled, and dated for freshness. Avoid contamination between users.   Ideal for use at the workplace, and Great for keeping products available when you're on the go!!!

1 tablet / Foil-wrapped packet             36 packets / Box

  • Nasal Congestion
  • Runny Nose
  • Headache + Body Ache
  • Sore Throat
  • Sinus Pressure

Drug Facts

Active Ingredients (in each tablet)                 Purpose

Asprin 325mg (NSAID)*                            Pain reliever/fever reducer

Chlorpheniramine maleate 2mg                     Antihistamine

Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 7.8mg             Nasal decongestant

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to a cold:

  • sore throat
  • minor aches and pains
  • headache
  • nasal and sinus congestion
  • sneezing

Temporarily reduces fever.


Reyes syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product.  When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrone, a rare but serious illness.

Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • Hives
  • Facial swelling
  • Asthma(wheezing)
  • Shock

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an 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

Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.


  • Do not use if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.
  • If you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)(certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson’s disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
  • In children under 12 years of age

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 diretic
  • You have
    • Asthma
    • Diabetes
    • Thyroid diseas
    • Glaucoma
    • Difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
    • A breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
    • A sodium-restricted diet

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

Taking a prescription drug for

  • Gout
  • Diabetes
  • arthritis
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

  • Do not exceed recommended dosage
  • Excitability may occur especially in children
  • You may get drowsy
  • Avoid alcoholic drinks
  • Alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • Be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • An allergic reaction occurs, seek medical help right away.
  • 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
  • Pain or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • Fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • Redness or swelling is present
  • New symptoms occur
  • Ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs
  • Nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness 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 problmes 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.


Adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 tablets fully dissolved in 4 oz. of water every 4 hours. Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor.

Children – do not use

Other Information

Each tablet contains: sodium 474 mg.

Phenylketonurics: Contains Phenylalanine 8.4 mg. Per Ticket