Adult Low Dose Aspirin Enteric Safety Coated Aspirin

Get an overview of ADULT LOW DOSE ASPIRIN ENTERIC SAFETY COATED (aspirin tablet, delayed release), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Adult Low Dose Aspirin Enteric Safety Coated can be sold under different names.

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Drug Basics

Brand Name: Adult Low Dose Aspirin Enteric Safety Coated

Generic Name: ASPIRIN

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: TABLET, DELAYED RELEASE

Data Current As Of: 2018-10-06

Active ingredient (in each tablet)                   Purpose
Aspirin 81 mg (NSAID*)................................Pain reliever
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Uses

  • for the temporarily relief of minor aches and pains or as recommended by your doctor. Because of its delayed action, this product may not provide fast relief of headache or other symptoms needing immediate relief.
  • ask your doctor about other uses of this product

Warnings

Reye's syndrome:
Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

Allergy alert:
Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction, which may include:

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you:

  • are age 60 or older
  • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • take more or for a longer time than directed

Do not use

  • if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer

Ask a doctor before use if

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • an allergic reaction occurs, Seek medical help right away.
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
    • feel faint
    • have bloody or black stools
    • vomit blood
    • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present in the painful area
  • any new symptoms appear
  • ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs

These could be signs of a serious condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Directions

  • drink a full glass of water with each dose
  • adults and children 12 years and over: take 4 to 8 tablets every 4 hours; do not exceed 48 tablets in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years: consult a doctor
  • store between 20° - 25°C (60° - 77°F) in a dry place

Inactive ingredients anhydrous lactose, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, D & C yellow # 10, iron oxide ochre, methacrylic acid copolymer, microcrystalline cellulose, polysorbate 80, simethicone, sodium hydroxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, talc, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate

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