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   Aspralum

Aspralum
Aspirin-Oral


Aspirin is used to relieve mild to moderate pain, reduce fever, to reduce inflammation and swelling in conditions such as arthritis and is used in low doses as a blood thinner to prevent the formation of blood clots. It is effective in reducing the risk of stroke and offers a protective effect against heart attacks in men with chest pain.

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Ascriptin, Ascriptin A/d, Aspirin W/antacid, Aspirin W/antacid A/d, Asprimox, Aspir-Lox, Aspir-Lox Ad, Aspir-Mox Ib, Asprimox Id, Aspralum E.b., Aspirin Plus Antacid, Aspridrox, Aspercin, Aspridox, Aspri-Mox, Aspirlox
 
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aspralum
Ascriptin, Ascriptin A/d, Aspirin W/antacid, Aspirin W/antacid A/d, Asprimox, Aspir-Lox, Aspir-Lox Ad, Aspir-Mox Ib, Asprimox Id, Aspralum E.b., Aspirin Plus Antacid, Aspridrox, Aspercin, Aspridox, Aspri-Mox, Aspirlox

Uses
Aspirin is used to relieve mild to moderate pain, reduce fever, to reduce inflammation and swelling in conditions such as arthritis and is used in low doses as a blood thinner to prevent the formation of blood clots. It is effective in reducing the risk of stroke and offers a protective effect against heart attacks in men with chest pain.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, burning pain in the throat and stomach, loss of appetite, fever, tremors, confusion, headache, dizziness, weakness, ringing in the ears, fast or slow breathing, agitation, constipation, seizures, fainting, or unconsciousness.

How To Use
  • Take by mouth with food or after meals to prevent stomach upset.
  • Take Aspralum with a full glass (8 oz or 240 ml) of water unless your doctor directs you otherwise.
  • Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking Aspralum.
  • Sustained release, long acting or enteric-coated preparations must be swallowed whole.
  • Do not crush or chew them or the sustained activity may be destroyed and side effects increased.

Side Effects
  • Stomach upset is the most common side effect.
  • Others include heartburn, loss of appetite or dizziness.
  • Notify your doctor if any of these symptoms persist or worsen.
  • Notify your doctor promptly if you develop: persistent ringing in the ears, difficulty hearing, dark urine, yellowing eyes, easy bruising, persistent stomach pain, black stools.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Aspralum, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, breathing trouble.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor before using aspirin: liver disease, kidney disease, bleeding disorders, ulcers, stomach/intestinal problems, nasal polyps, gout, asthma, any allergies - especially aspirin/NSAID allergy (e.g., ibuprofen, celecoxib).
  • Children and teenagers should not take aspirin if they have chickenpox, influenza or any undiagnosed illness without first consulting a doctor about Reye s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.
  • If you have congestive heart failure or are on a sodium- restricted diet, do not take effervescent aspirin tablets or powders because they are high in sodium.
  • If you have had oral surgery or your tonsils removed in the last seven days, do not use chewable aspirin tablets, effervescent aspirin or aspirin in crushed tablets or gargles.
  • Aspralum may cause stomach bleeding.
  • Daily use of alcohol, especially when combined with Aspralum, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding.
  • Check with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
  • Aspirin is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
  • Consult your doctor before taking aspirin.
  • Aspirin is excreted into breast milk.
  • Though to date there have been no reports of harm to nursing infants, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
  • Aspirin that has a strong vinegar-like odor is old and should not be used.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially: blood thinners (anticoagulants or antiplatelet drugs such as warfarin, heparins, NSAIDs), acetazolamide, corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone), methotrexate, medication for gout, medication for diabetes.
  • If you have diabetes, regular high-dose use of aspirin may affect test results for urine sugar.
  • Aspirin is an ingredient in many over-the-counter products.
  • To prevent an overdose of aspirin, read the labels carefully before taking other pain relievers or cold products to be sure they do not contain aspirin.
  • Consult your pharmacist if you are uncertain your over-the-counter products contain aspirin.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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