Many patients don't realize how much sodium is in some effervescent tablets...Airborne, Alka-Seltzer, Binosto, etc

Many patients don't realize how much sodium is in some effervescent tablets...Airborne, Alka-Seltzer, Binosto, etc.

Sodium bicarbonate is often added to create the fizz...but it also adds lots of sodium.

For example, Alka-Seltzer Original has 567 mg of sodium per tab...and Binosto (alendronate) contains 650 mg per tab.

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