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Alka-Seltzer (20) Effervescent Tablets


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Who can use? This medicine can be used adults and adolescents over 16 years old. Elderly patients should consult their doctore before using Alka-Seltzer as they are more prone to side effects. How to use? You must dissolve Alk-Seltzer tablets in water before taking them. It is preferable that Alka-Seltzer is taken after meals. Adults and children over 16 years: Take one or two tablets, dissolved in water, every 4 hours if necessary. Do take more than 8 tablets in any 24 hour period. Do not use for longer than 3-5 days without consulting your doctor. Do not take Alka-Seltzer if: If you have or ever have had a stomach ulcer or other digestive system disorder. If you have worsening asthma, rash or rhinitis associated with aspirin. If you are allergic to Ibuprofen or to aspirin or to any NSAIDS. If you suffer from heart, liver or kidney disease. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding. This medication is not suitable during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Common side effects. Alka-Seltzer may cause some some stomach discomfort. Do not take on an empty stomach. Alka-Seltzer tablets contain aspirin and may affect the ability of blood to clot. It is possible that taking Alka-Seltzer may cause easy bruising or bleeding. If you have any difficulty breathing or develop a rash or swollen facial features or runny nose after taking Alka_seltzer, stop taking this medication and consult your doctor immediately. Alka-Seltzer must not be used in the following cases: • hypersensitivity to acetylsalicylic acid or other salicylates, or to any other components of the product, • a history of asthma induced by the administration of salicylates or substances with a similar action, notably non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, • acute gastrointestinal ulcers, • hemorrhagic diathesis, • severe renal failure, • severe hepatic failure, • severe cardiac failure, • combination with methotrexate at doses of 15 mg/week or more (see interactions with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction), • pregnancy. KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE EACH OF CHILDREN. READ THE PATIENT LEAFLET BEFORE TAKING THIS MEDICATION. 
Delivery Info

**Republic Of Ireland and Northern Ireland**

We strive to dispatch all products as quickly as possible. Orders will be dispatched via our shipping partners DPD Ireland to addresses on the Island of Ireland (Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland).

Email confirmation with a tracking number is typically emailed once the order is dispatched from our offices.

Where products for the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland are ordered before 3pm - delivery is usually made the next working day, however, this CANNOT be guaranteed.

**United Kingdom (UK) Orders - 2021 Brexit Update** 

As of October 18th 2021 we NO LONGER ship to the United Kingdom (Excluding NI). Our management team will keep this decision under constant review and we apologise for any inconvenience caused to you. 

**International Orders**

We use UPS for all International Orders outside of the Island of Ireland (ROI & NI). Delivery times & charges may vary depending on your country & location within that region. Please do not hesitate to email us on hello@pharmadirect.ie if you have any specific queries in relation to International orders. 

We are always trying to re-negotiate our delivery charges with courier providers & will try to offer the best prices possible to our customers.

**Click and Collect**

Click and Collect is avalibale. Select "Pick Up At Pharmacy" when checking out. You can then collect your order at a time that is suitable for you from our store, Sheahans Pharmacy, in Killarney, County Kerry. Our store is open Monday to Saturday 9am - 6pm and Sundays and Bank Holidays 11am - 1pm.  

Please note orders are only prepared Monday to Friday.

Returns Policy

Pharmadirect.ie are happy to accept unwanted goods that are unopened and unused within 14 days from date of delivery to our offices at 34 Main Street, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 XW63. All unwanted returns must be returned unused, in original packaging with your order sheet / number & name clearly displayed. 

Once goods are received, funds will be returned automatically if goods meet our required criteria. This will be confirmed by a member of our customer service team to you by phone or email.

For orders from the Island of Ireland over €60 with free shipping - €5.75 will be deducted from the amount refunded in order to cover shipping costs. For orders from outside the Island of Ireland over €150.00 the relevant shipping fee will be deducted from your refund amount.

In the unlikely event that your goods are faulty or have been damaged in transit, Pharmadirect.ie will provide a replacement. Please contact us. within 48 hours of delivery to report any issues.

Please note that items that are used and opened will not be replaced and no refund will be issued.

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