Alka Seltzer vs Alka Seltzer Gold

Alka Seltzer
(OTC)
Alka Seltzer Gold
(OTC)
Alka Seltzer is an anti-inflammatory, fever reducing and pain relief medication.
Alka Seltzer Gold is an antacid.
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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5.0
Extremely Satisfied
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
12,128 Discussions
1,050 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for GERD
#5 for Indigestion
Alka Seltzer is approved for Pain, Headaches and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Heartburn
Our data suggest that Alka Seltzer Gold is taken for GERD and Reflux, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is approved for Heartburn and Indigestion.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Alk
Addiction
2
Diabetes
2
Dehydration
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Gagging
1
Hiccups
1
Seizures
1
Palpitations
1
Gastritis
1
Alk
Dry Skin
8
Candida
5
Depression
4
Burning
3
Itching
3
Dizziness
3
Migraines
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Rash
2
Joint Pain
2
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Addiction
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2
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Diabetes
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2
0
Dehydration
Alk
Alk
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Alk
Alk
1
2
High Blood Pressure
Alk
Alk
1
0
Gagging
Alk
Alk
1
0
Hiccups
Alk
Alk
1
0
Seizures
Alk
Alk
1
0
Palpitations
Alk
Alk
1
0
Gastritis
Alk
Alk
1
0
Dry Skin
Alk
Alk
8
0
Candida
Alk
Alk
5
0
Depression
Alk
Alk
4
0
Burning
Alk
Alk
3
0
Itching
Alk
Alk
3
0
Dizziness
Alk
Alk
3
0
Migraines
Alk
Alk
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Alk
Alk
2
1
Rash
Alk
Alk
2
0
Joint Pain
Alk
Alk
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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C Category C
Before taking Alka Seltzer during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Alka Seltzer Gold during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Alka Seltzer and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Alka Seltzer Gold and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Aspirin/Sodium Bicarbonate/Citric Acid , Potassium Bicarbonate/Sodium Bicarbonate/Citric Acid
Potassium Bicarbonate/Sodium Bicarbonate/Citric Acid
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Alka Seltzer and Alka Seltzer Gold: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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