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Old 05-04-2013, 03:14   #1
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Default alka seltzer?

Can diabetics take alka seltzer? I have some heartburn a-brewin' and I'd like to head it off at the pass.

Also, the cowpoke lingo? I don't know why.

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Old 05-04-2013, 04:25   #2
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I don't take Alka-Seltzer often, but it's never done anything bad to me.

Cowpoke talk just up 'n' pops up around here. Another goldurned symptom!

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Old 05-04-2013, 04:45   #3
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Ya'all er jis tryin' to be Southern!!!

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Old 05-04-2013, 21:47   #4
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Alka seltzer has never had any effect on my BS, when I've taken it. I did take a few other OTC drugs & had spikes.

In case anyone's ever curious, Kaopectate has something in it that gives terrible spikes. I was so sick, I never bothered to read the bottle before I took it.


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