Aspirin 300mg Tablets
Aspirin 300mg Tablets relieve pain, swelling and high temperature, making them great for treating headaches, migraine, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat, period pains and for the relief of sprains, strains, rheumatic pain, sciatica, lumbago, muscle aches, fibrositis, joint swelling and stiffness. They can also be used to relieve the symptoms of flu and feverish colds.
Aspirin belongs to a group of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and works as a pain reliever, antipyretic (which means that it reduces temperature) and anti-inflammatory.
Adults, the elderly and children over the age of 16 years:
- Take 1 to 3 tablets with water, every 4 hours.
- Do not take more than 4 doses in any 24 hours.
- A lower dose is recommended for the elderly.
- Do not exceed the stated dose.
- Active Ingredient: Aspirin 300mg.
- Other Ingredients: Dependent on brand.
- Do not give this medicine to children under the age of 16 unless your doctor tells you. This is because there is a possible association between Aspirin and Reye's Syndrome when given to children. Reye's syndrome is a very rare disease, which can be fatal.
- Are allergic to aspirin, NSAIDs (which includes those when in attacks of asthma, angioedema, urticaria or rhinitis have been precipitated by aspirin or any other NSAID) or any of the other ingredients.
- Have a stomach ulcer or have had problems with ulcers in the past.
- Suffer from haemophilia or any other bleeding condition
- Suffer from gout or had in the past.
- Are in the last 3 months of pregnancy or are breastfeeding.
- Are intolerant to some sugars as these tablets contain lactose.
- Have asthma or have ever had it in the past.
- Have dehydration.
- Have been told you are deficient in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.
- Are in the first 6 months of pregnancy.
- Metoclopramide (for sickness and digestive disorders).
- Blood thinning medicines such as Heparin, Warfarin or nicoumalone.
- Corticosteroids e.g. hydrocortisone (which can be used for arthritis, asthma and inflammatory conditions).
- Anti-inflammatory medicines or steroids for pain and inflammation e.g. ibuprofen.
- High blood pressure medicines e.g diuretic/water tablets, Angio-II receptor antagonists or ACE inhibitors.
- Epilepsy medicines e.g. Phenytoin, Sodium valproate.
- Methotrexate (for psoriasis, arthritis or tumours).
- Antacids for indigestion.
- Probenecid or sulphinpyrazone for gout.
- Anti-depressants e.g. citalopram.
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