Active Ingredient: Sodium Bicarbonate U.S.P.
For alleviation of acid indigestion, also known as heartburn or sour stomach. Not a remedy for other types of stomach complaints such as nausea, stomachache, abdominal cramps, gas pains, or stomach distention caused by overeating and/or overdrinking. In the latter case, one should not ingest solids, liquids or antacid but rather refrain from all physical activity and--if uncomfortable--call a physician.
Actions: ARM & HAMMER® Pure Baking Soda provides fast-acting, effective neutralization of stomach acids. Each level 1 / 2 teaspoon dose will neutralize 26.8 mEq of acid.
: Except under the advice and supervision of a physician: (1) do not administer to children under five years of age, (2) do not take more than eight level 1 / 2 teaspoons per person up to 60 years old or four level 1 / 2 teaspoons per person 60 years or older in a 24-hour period, (3) do not use this product if you are on a sodium restricted diet, (4) do not use the maximum dose for more than two weeks.
Stomach Warning : To avoid serious injury, do not take until powder is completely dissolved. It is very important not to take this product when overly full from food or drink. Consult a physician if severe stomach pain occurs after taking this product.
Drug Interaction Precaution : Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs. If you are presently taking a prescription drug, do not take this product without checking with your physician or other health professional.
Dosage and Administration: Level 1 / 2 teaspoon in 1 / 2 glass (4 fl. oz.) of water every two hours up to maximum dosage or as directed by a physician. Accurately measure level 1 / 2 teaspoon. Each level 1 / 2 teaspoon contains 26.8 mEq (.616 gm) sodium.
How Supplied: Available in 8 oz., 16 oz., 32 oz., 64 oz., and 160 oz. boxes.