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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold/Cough Oral.

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Condition: Other
9/25/2013 11:29:29 AM

Reviewer: irenedenise, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a horrible cough for three weeks. Saw doctor twice and took prednisone, super anti-biotics, cough syrup, antihistamines... all with no results. Found Alka Seltzer cough and cold and relief was immediate. Finally feel better.

Condition: Other
4/17/2013 2:05:40 PM

Reviewer: Male on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Other
2/1/2013 6:09:54 PM

Reviewer: Better Now, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took one dose of the Night time version of this medication when a colleague gave it to me when I had sinus and cough problems. I was in a hotel out of town and ended up fainting and cutting my head open with no recollection of the event. I have taken other night time medicines such as Nyquil and have never had a problem and have never fainted for any other reason in my life. I've had hear ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/30/2013 11:16:39 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Taking this during the day then the night time version before bed. Taste isn't too bad. Works really well; you don't realize how well until it wears off! Minimal 'medicine head' effect.

Condition: Other
1/9/2013 10:40:58 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had been using DayQuil and NyQuil fighting the Flu for a week now with limited results (they normally work well for me), but a co-worker gave me an Alka-Seltzer at work yesterday. After about 30 minutes, I felt better than I had in a week. Last night I took the Alka Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough PM and got a peaceful full nights sleep. When I woke up this morning, I didn't have the medici ... Show Full Comment

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