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Can alka seltzer gold prevent cancer?

Can alka seltzer gold prevent cancer?

Of course not: If you have been told this by a practitioner, i would urge you to get with the regulatory board or the district attorney. Because it contains citrate plus bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) some lay people with grammar-school chemistry have bamboozled themselves into promoting this as a cancer preventer, autism cure, etc., etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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Can I take oscilloccocinum and alka seltzer?

 Can I take oscilloccocinum and alka seltzer?

What R U treating?: Oscillococcinum is a homeopathic preparation claimed to be made from the (non-existent) "oscillococcus" bacterium, which is marketed to relieve influenza-like symptoms. It is actually derived from duck liver &heart, diluted to 200C—a ratio of one part duck offal to 10400 parts water. Alka-Seltzer is a combo of sodium bicarbonate, aspirin, citric acid. Probably okay together, but what's your goal? ...Read more

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Can i take alka-seltzer while breastfeedin?

Can i take alka-seltzer while breastfeedin?

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 should not be consumed iy baby may get a viral illness while you are taking it. So some products without the ingredients noted are less worrisome than others. See:hale, t "medications and mothers milk", 2012 ed. ...Read more

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Can i take alka seltzer while breastfeeding?

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 has a virus. ...Read more

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Can i take alka seltzer plus cold and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at the same time?

Can i take alka seltzer plus cold and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at the same time?

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 cough suppressant. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine. So yes you can take them together of added effect on sinus and nasal congestion. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can make you sleepy. ...Read more

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Should I wait more than one day to continue breastfeeding after taking one dose of Alka-seltzer plus?

Should I wait more than one day to continue breastfeeding after taking one dose of Alka-seltzer plus?

Safe to breast feed: you can start breast feeding now. As Alka -seltzer plus only has sudafed and should not bother the child. It is safe. ...Read more

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I treated a 5 year old keloid at home with crushed Alka-Seltzer and it has nearly disappeared. Why? What in Alka-Seltzer worked for a keloid?

I treated a 5 year old keloid at home with crushed Alka-Seltzer and it has nearly disappeared. Why? What in Alka-Seltzer worked for a keloid?

Massage of keloid: with the crushed product is most likely responsible for the reduction in size of your keloid rather than the chemicals itself. The crushed particles helped to break up the scar tissue. I'm happy this is working for you. ...Read more

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Does alka seltzer plus contain hcg?

Contact Alka Seltzer: I would go to the alka seltzer website https://alkaseltzer.Com/as/faqs.Html?. ...Read more

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Can i mix alka seltzer and tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Can i mix alka seltzer and tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Flu treatment: If you're taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) for an influenza infection, it should be OK to take alka-seltzer for symptom relief. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) targets the virus directly, while alka-seltzer helps with the symptoms. This product contains a combination of sodium bicarbonate, aspirin, and citric acid-so some relief from flu like symptoms might be obtained. Good to eat chicken soup, other fluids, and REST to fight off the flu ...Read more

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Could i take alka seltzer plus cold if I have allergies?

Could i take alka seltzer plus cold if I have allergies?

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 by those who have environmental allergies. ...Read more

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I've heard that alka seltzer works for utis. Is that true?

I've heard that alka seltzer works for utis. Is that true?

UTI and Alka Seltzer: In a single word "no". Antibiotics are used to treat the bacteria that cause uti's and alka seltzer is not an antibiotic. As it may cause the urine to be less acidic, making easier for bacteria to multiply in the bladder, do not use it to treat a uti. See a doctor and have her prescribe the appropriate antibiotic after a urine is sent off to be cultured. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take Xanax (alprazolam) after taking alka seltzer?

Xanax (alprazolam): As prescribed, but usually at least half hour after alka seltzer. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to breastfeed if I have taken Alka-Seltzer plus yesterday?

No waiting necessary: Allan Seltzer is a mild antacid which helps chemically neutralize the hydrochloric acid which is in your stomach. Your breast milk is an ultra filtrate of your plasma (your blood). Same body, different system. Not to worry. Go breast feed as soon as you want to. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I have a beer a few hours after taking Alka Seltzer Plus? What are your recommendations there?

Is it okay if I have a beer a few hours after taking Alka Seltzer Plus? What are your recommendations there?

May be: It depends on the condition of your stomach and any other condition you might have. Generally there is no immediate risk of doing that cautiously. ...Read more

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I take one Alka Seltzer tablet every night to help me sleep. Are there any health concerns that I should be aware of?

I take one Alka Seltzer tablet every night to help me sleep.  Are there any health concerns that I should be aware of?

Yes: Alka-Seltzer contains aspirin as its active ingredient. Although most people tolerate this well, it can increase the risk of gastrointestinal ulcers, bleeding, kidney problems, skin reactions, and other rarer side effects. It should be treated as a medicine and not taken lightly. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between ...Read more