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Take alka seltzer

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Not recommended: Alka-Seltzer contains aspirin, which children under 12 should avoid do to risk of Reye's Syndrome.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Ask the baby: In all seriousness should not be an issue for you or baby.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe,maybe not: There are at least a dozen products carrying this name and some contain antihistamines or phenylephrine that can decrease milk volume, or Aspirin that... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: This is a group of products rather than one.Most are considered ok if the baby is healthy but the Aspirin containing forms should be avoided if baby ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
No: if alka seltzer relieves your symptom,no need for nexium. Both neutralise the acid.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
Obstetrics & Gynecology 43 years experience
Alka seltzer: If your alka selter contains aspirin, you should not take it.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Alka seltzer/robitus: Yes - the ingredients in the two are different so there should be no problems good luck
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: I don't see any reason not to use those medicines for a short time.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Cough medicines: Alka seltzer plus has i believe Acetaminophen and phenylephrine in it which is a decongestant but not an antihistamine. It also has dextromethorphan c... Read More