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A trademark for an over-the-counter preparation containing aspirin and citric acid.
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Noun1.Alka-Seltzer - a commercial antacid that contains aspirinAlka-seltzer - a commercial antacid that contains aspirin; tablets dissolve in water to give an effervescent solution
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
alkaliser, alkalizer, antacid, antiacid, gastric antacid - an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
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"Plop Plop, Fizz Fizz" was a popular TV jingle for the pain relief medication Alka-Seltzer. This popular aspirin based tablet was dropped into a glass of water and initiated an effervescence reaction.
TO remove a stain from the bottom of a glass vase, fill with water and drop in two Alka-Seltzer tablets.
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Bayer Healthcare, Morristown, NJ, has launched two new products: Alka-Seltzer Wake-Up Call, which contains 500 mg of aspirin and 65 mg of caffeine, along with Phillips' Colon Health Probiotic Supplement, which contains Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium.
"You can use strong kitchen chemicals to clean the inside of a vase, but it's easier to use a couple of Alka-Seltzer tablets to fizz away the mess instead."