Aspirin (By mouth)
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Aspirin (By mouth)

Aspirin (AS-pir-in)

Treats pain, fever, and inflammation. May lower risk of heart attack and stroke.

Brand Name(s):

Ascriptin Regular Strength, Aspergum, Aspir Low, Aspirin Adult Low Dose, Bayer Aspirin Children's, Bayer Aspirin Regimen, Bayer Extra Strength, Bayer Genuine Aspirin, Bufferin, Bufferin Low Dose, Durlaza, Ecotrin, Ecpirin, Enteric Aspirin, Genuine Aspirin

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to aspirin or other NSAIDs, or if you have a history of asthma with nasal polyps and rhinitis.

How to Use This Medicine:

Delayed Release Capsule, Long Acting Capsule, Gum, Tablet, Chewable Tablet, Fizzy Tablet, Coated Tablet, Long Acting Tablet, 24 Hour Capsule

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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