Details of Aspirin Salt (Generic Drug)

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Aspirin is a salicylate. It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation. Aspirin is used to treat pain, and reduce fever or inflammation. Aspirin is sometimes used to treat or prevent heart attacks, strokes, and chest pain (angina). Aspirin should be used for cardiovascular conditions only under the supervision of a doctor. You should not use aspirin if you have a bleeding disorder such as haemophilia, a recent history of stomach or intestinal bleeding, or if you are allergic to an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). To make sure aspirin is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have asthma or seasonal allergies stomach ulcers liver disease kidney disease a bleeding or blood clotting disorder gout or heart disease, high blood pressure, or congestive heart failure.


Typical Uses

Aspirin is used to reduce fever and relieve mild to moderate pain from conditions such as muscle aches, toothaches, common cold, and headaches. It may also be used to reduce pain and swelling in conditions such as arthritis. Aspirin is known as a salicylate and a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking a certain natural substance in your body to reduce pain and swelling. Consult your doctor before treating a child younger than 12 years.


Side Effects

Stop using aspirin and contact your doctor immediately if you have signs of an allergic reaction ringing in your ears, confusion, hallucinations, rapid breathing, seizure (convulsions) severe nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds fever lasting longer than 3 days or swelling, or pain lasting longer than 10 days.


Drug Interactions

• Aspirin+acetazolamide- Ask your doctor before using acetazolamide together with aspirin. This can cause ringing in your ears, headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, rapid breathing, fever, seizure (convulsions), or coma.

• Aspirin+adefovir- Talk to your doctor before using adefovir together with aspirin. Adefovir may cause kidney problems, and combining it with other medications that can also affect the kidney such as aspirin may increase that risk.

• Aspirin+cabozantinib- Using cabozantinib together with aspirin may increase the risk of bleeding. In clinical studies, treatment with cabozantinib alone has been associated with severe and sometimes fatal haemorrhage.

• Aspirin+dalteparin- Talk to your doctor before using dalteparin together with aspirin. Combining these medications can increase the risk of bleeding complications. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications.

• Aspirin+edoxaban- Using edoxaban together with aspirin may increase the risk of bleeding, including severe and sometimes fatal haemorrhage. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.


Mechanism of action

When you take aspirin for aches, pains, and to reduce fever, you know that it is working because you soon feel better. When taking aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke, you don’t “feel better” if the aspirin is doing its job, because you can’t feel the effects it has on your platelets. Aspirin works to prevent heart attacks and strokes by reducing the production of thromboxane, a chemical that makes platelets sticky. When aspirin works as it should, platelets make less thromboxane and are less likely to form a blood clot that could block an artery.


Pregnancy Category : C


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