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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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17 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
11/27/2012 11:58:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It works! It does a good job as a decongestant which was the base cause of many of my other symptoms; runny nose, sore throat, cough. It causes some drowsiness. I like that it contains aspirin rather than aceteminophen which I believe can be harsher on the liver. I had this cold for 3 days before I took medication and had weirder dreams those nights than when I took this medication.

Condition: Other
11/16/2012 1:38:23 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
the medicine didnt really make much of a difference in my cold symptoms, but i expereinced very strange, vivid dreams while i took it.

Condition: Other
3/31/2011 11:18:41 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My cold symptoms were greatly relieved, however I do nothing but sleep while on this medication. My last dose was over 12 hours ago, and I still have "medicine head". I can't seem to come out of the fog that I am in.

Condition: Other
8/29/2009 9:19:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is the first Cough medicine that really works.

Condition: Other
12/30/2008 5:42:08 PM

Reviewer: Anonymous, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Makes life a lot easier with a cold. It can cause drowsiness because it has an antihistamine, but the drowsiness isn't as strong as that experienced with Nyquil (which has the same exact active ingredients as Alka Seltzer Plus PM). Then again, drugs have different effects on different people.

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