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Can i take alka seltzer for diarrhea
A female asked:
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Yes, these should not interact and you should tolerate them. Neither should cause diarrhea either.
430 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Yes you may: But in general, I do not encourage people to take the decongestant because of its relative ineffectiveness and potential side effects. Neither has an... Read More
429 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A female asked:
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You can and: Other things that may help over-the-counter include Pepto-Bismol, Mylanta. If you continue to have more than six loose stools a day make sure that you... Read More
1.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A male asked:
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Safe but won't work: Alka Seltzer is aspirin plus an antacid. It is not intended to treat diarrhea and won't have any benefit. But it should be safe as long as you don't h... Read More
849 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 55-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
Alka Seltzer mostly helps upset stomach symptoms, but should be safe to take when you have diarrhea. Try to stay well hydrated also - water, Gatorade... Read More
Answered Sep 06, 2021
A 43-year-old member asked:
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Alka Seltzer: This is one of the listed side effects of alka seltzer. It should go away when you stop the medicine. If it does not, see your doctor.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 26-year-old female asked:
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Drug interactions: Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold contains acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine & phenylephrine. Per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker -when chlorpheniramine i... Read More
189 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 37-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Hematology
Ask the baby: In all seriousness should not be an issue for you or baby.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 47-year-old member asked:
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Ok except: Alka seltzer contains aspirin, so it should be avoided by those people with Aspirin allergy. Otherwise, alka seltzer at usual doses is well tolerated... Read More
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 32-year-old female asked:
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Alka seltzer: Once a day should present no problem.
4.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 21-year-old male asked:
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
No issue: most medications are ok five years after expiration. Especially Alka Seltzer. Obviously, drug companies do not want us to know.
Do not worry.
Except... Read More
3.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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