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Drug Class: Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors – Salicylates · Salicylate Analgesics

Availability: Prescription sometimes needed

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: This drug should not be given to breastfeeding mothers

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • Call Dr if you have black stools or stomach pain
  • Swallow capsules whole.

  • For capsule, ext release 24 hr products : Tell your pharmacist & Dr if you have allergies. Do not chew or crush. May take with food if stomach upset occurs. Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol.
  • Call Dr if you have black stools or stomach pain
  • Swallow capsules whole.

  • For capsule, ext release 24 hr products : Tell your pharmacist & Dr if you have allergies. Do not chew or crush. May take with food if stomach upset occurs. Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol.
  • For suppository, rectal products : Use only in pregnancy and nursing if MD ordered it. Unwrap and insert suppository in rectum. Tell doctor your complete medical history. Keep in a cool, dry place or in a refrigerator.
  • For tablet products : Avoid use in pregnancy from 20 weeks until birth. Do not use in kids less than 12 years. Best to take with food to lessen stomach upset. Take with 8 oz. liquid. Do not lie down for 10min. Do not take this medicine if it smells like vinegar. Do not use longer than label or doctor directs. Call MD or RPh re. timing of taking with other meds.
  • For tablet, delayed release products : Swallow whole with water. Do not lie down for 10min.
  • For tablet,chewable products : Tablet may be chewed or swallowed whole.

What are side effects of Aspirin?Any warnings while using Aspirin?What is recommended dosage for Aspirin?Does Aspirin interact with any drugs?How to use Aspirin?What if you missed a dose of Aspirin?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askWhat are the side effects of too much aspirin?What are the side effects of too much aspirin?Major symptoms and side effects of too much aspirin include: Ringing in the ears and impaired hearing, typically as the first symptoms experienced. Rapid breathing, developing into hyperventilation that the sufferer often cannot control.

    Precautions

    • Call Dr if you have black stools or stomach pain
    • Swallow capsules whole.

    • For capsule, ext release 24 hr products : Tell your pharmacist & Dr if you have allergies. Do not chew or crush. May take with food if stomach upset occurs. Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol.
    • Call Dr if you have black stools or stomach pain
    • Swallow capsules whole.

    • For capsule, ext release 24 hr products : Tell your pharmacist & Dr if you have allergies. Do not chew or crush. May take with food if stomach upset occurs. Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol.
    • For suppository, rectal products : Use only in pregnancy and nursing if MD ordered it. Unwrap and insert suppository in rectum. Tell doctor your complete medical history. Keep in a cool, dry place or in a refrigerator.
    • For tablet products : Avoid use in pregnancy from 20 weeks until birth. Do not use in kids less than 12 years. Best to take with food to lessen stomach upset. Take with 8 oz. liquid. Do not lie down for 10min. Do not take this medicine if it smells like vinegar. Do not use longer than label or doctor directs. Call MD or RPh re. timing of taking with other meds.
    • For tablet, delayed release products : Swallow whole with water. Do not lie down for 10min.
    • For tablet,chewable products : Tablet may be chewed or swallowed whole.

    What are side effects of Aspirin?Any warnings while using Aspirin?What is recommended dosage for Aspirin?Does Aspirin interact with any drugs?How to use Aspirin?What if you missed a dose of Aspirin?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?What are the side effects of too much aspirin? Major symptoms and side effects of too much aspirin include: Ringing in the ears and impaired hearing, typically as the first symptoms experienced. Rapid breathing, developing into hyperventilation that the sufferer often cannot control.

    What are the pros and cons of aspirin? The pros and cons of a daily aspirin: good for heart disease but it raises risk of internal bleeding. Aspirin thins the blood, which helps against heart disease, but can exacerbate bleeding in the brain, stomach and intestines.

    When is the best time to take aspirin? Studies show that the best time to take low dose (81 mg) aspirin is at bedtime. It reduces the chance of morning clots. This information comes from WebMD, the Mayo Clinic and the American Heart Association.

    What are the benefits of taking aspirin? Aspirin reduces inflammation, prevents blood clotting, reduces fever, and alleviates pain. Through its acetyl group, aspirin binds to the enzyme, cyclooxygenase, thereby blocking the production of prostaglandins and thromboxanes.