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Effervescent Pain Relief Fast Relief (Major Pharmaceuticals)

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  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Drug Facts


  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT

    Active ingredients (in each effervescent tablet) Purpose
     Aspirin 325 mg (NSAID)*  Pain reliever
     Citric acid 1000 mg  Antacid
     Sodium bicarbonate (heat-treated) 1916 mg  Antacid

    *non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug


  • Uses

    for the relief of

    • heartburn, acid indigestion and sour stomach when accompanied by headache or body aches and pains
    • upset stomach with headache from overindulgence in food or drink
    • headache, body aches, and pain alone

  • Warnings

    Reye's syndrome

    Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin.

    Allergy allert

    Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

    • hives
    • facial swelling
    • asthma (wheezing)
    • shock

    Alcohol warning

    if you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take aspirin or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Aspirin may cause stomach bleeding.

    Do not use
    • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
    • if you are allergic to aspirin

    Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • been placed on a sodium restricted diet
    • asthma
    • ulcers
    • bleeding problems
    • stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach or pain

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
    • presently taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.
    • taking a prescription drug for anticoagulation (thinning the blood), diabetes, gout or arthritis

    When using this product do not exceed the recommended dosage

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away
    • pain lasts for more than 10 days or gets worse
    • new symptoms occur
    • redness or swelling is present
    • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • Directions

    • completely dissolve tablets in 4 ounces of water before taking
     Adults and children 12 years and over  2 tablets every 4 hours
    Do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours
     60 years and older  2 tablets every 4 hours
    Do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours

      Children under 12 years                          Consult a doctor


  • Other Information

    • each tablet contains: sodium 564 mg
    • store at room temperature, protect from excessive heat
    • in water, this tablet contains prinipally the antacid sodium citrate and the analgesic sodium acetylsalicylate

  • Inactive Ingredients

    none


  • Questions or comments?

    Call 800.616.2471


  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    DISTRIBUTED BY
    MAJOR PHARMACEUTICALS
    Livonia, MI 48150 USA


  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 36 Tablet Carton

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    MAJOR

    EFFERVESCENT
    PainRelief
    FAST RELIEF

    Relieves:

    • Heartburn
    • Acid Indigestion
    • Sour Stomach
      with Headache
    • Body Aches and Pains

    36 EFFERVESCENT TABLETS

    Effervescent PainRelief

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    EFFERVESCENT PAIN RELIEF FAST RELIEF  FAST RELIEF
    aspirin, citric acid anhydrous, and sodium bicarbonate tablet, effervescent
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0904-7948
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    ASPIRIN (UNII: R16CO5Y76E) (ASPIRIN - UNII:R16CO5Y76E) ASPIRIN 325 mg
    CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE (UNII: 2968PHW8QP) (ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID - UNII:XF417D3PSL) ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 1000 mg
    SODIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: 8MDF5V39QO) (BICARBONATE ION - UNII:HN1ZRA3Q20) SODIUM BICARBONATE 1916 mg
    Product Characteristics
    Color WHITE Score no score
    Shape ROUND (Circular, flat faced, beveled edge, uncoated tablet) Size 25mm
    Flavor Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:0904-7948-73 36 in 1 BOX
    1 1 in 1 PACKET
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINAL part343 04/26/1996
    Labeler - Major Pharmaceuticals (191427277)