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Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

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Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold review: 31 facts and highlights

Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

Why is Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold better than the average?

  • Maximum capsules daily
    8vs6.23
  • Aspirin
    325mgvs79.45mg

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.

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2.Is available over-the-counter
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.

3.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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4.consecutive days

7

This is the longest amount of time you should take this medication before stopping or seeking medical advice. A short time can indicate that the drug is more likely to cause problems such as dependency or negative side effects.

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5.Is soluble in water
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The product is available in a soluble form, so you can dissolve it in water. This can result in quicker pain relief, and it is useful for people who find tablets difficult to swallow.

6.Not linked to dependency
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

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Composition

1.ibuprofen

0mg

Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. The painkilling effects of ibuprofen take effect immediately, however the anti-inflammatory effects can take as long as a week.

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2.paracetamol

0mg

Paracetamol (or acetaminophen as it is known in the US) is classified as a mild analgesic. It suppresses the feeling of pain, but does little to treat the cause.

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3.caffeine

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.

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4.codeine

0mg

Codeine is an opiate used to treat mild to moderate pain. Opiates can alter the mood, sometimes resulting in feelings of euphoria. This can be beneficial for pain relief, however it can become addictive and withdrawal symptoms are common.

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5.Has more than one active ingredient
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

The product contains more than one active ingredient. These combinations usually compliment each other and sometimes one ingredient can improve the effectiveness of the other.

6.naproxen

0mg

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.

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Effects

1.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

Antipyretic medications help to lower the body temperature. This can help to make patients feel better, however it is not always recommended, as the temperature increase can be a natural defense to fight infections.

2.Not linked to severe liver damage in case of overdose
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

In the case of an overdose, the drug is not considered to cause severe liver damage.

3.Not linked to sudden weight loss
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.

4.Targets headaches
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

The most common form of headache is a tension headache, and can be related to many triggers such as sleep deprivation, stress, eye-strain or hunger.

5.Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.

6.Targets muscular pain
Alka Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.

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