Read the directions on the product label, patient information leaflet, or medication
guide provided by the manufacturer/pharmacist before starting to use Aspirin
. If you have any questions related to this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Use this medicine as per the prescription.
The maximum adult dosage of Aspirin
is 3600 mg in a day. This medicine is not known to be habit-forming.
This product should not be used in children. The safety
and effectiveness of this medicine in children have not been proved.
medications work best if they are used as soon as you feel any signs of pain. Aspirin may not work well if you delay using it until the symptoms have worsened.
Talk to your doctor if your condition worsens. Tell your doctor if you have stomach bleeding
(or symptoms such as fainting
, vomiting blood, black or bloody stools
, or stomach pain
that does not go away), you are suffering from unusual excessive bleeding, you have ringing in your ears or hearing
loss, your fever
lasts more than 3 days, and your pain lasts more than 10 days.
The dosage of Aspirin
depends on the patient's age, medical condition(s), the health of the patient's liver
, the state of kidneys
, prescription medicines in use, non-prescription or OTC medicines in use, and herbal supplements consumed. This medicine should be used on an as-needed basis. Aspirin may be prescribed for the long-term to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke
in patients with a history of these conditions. If you have been prescribed this medicine for the long-term, it is recommended that you use this medicine at the same time every day.
When using the delayed-release form of this medicine
, do not crush or chew the medication, unless indicated on the package. Crushing or chewing of the medication can result in unpleasant taste resulting in non-adherence to the medication schedule. Crushing or chewing can also release all of the medicine at once, resulting in a decrease of effectiveness and a possible increase in side-effects.
To decrease the possibility of side-effects, you might be recommended to use the extended-release form of this medicine
. The extended-release medication help in maintaining a steady level of the dose in your body for a longer period of time. Do not crush or chew the medication, unless indicated on the package.
When using the effervescent form of this medicine
, dissolve the prescribed number of tablets in water or the solution indicated on the medication. After the tablets are fully dissolved, drink the solution right away. Do not consume the medicine long after it has been dissolved in water.
When using the chewable tablet form of this medicine, make sure your chew the medicine
before you swallow it.
Avoid the consumption of alcohol
You should store Aspirin
at 25°C (77°F), and away from moisture.
Medicines may be prescribed for uses other than those listed in a medication guide. Do not use Aspirin
for conditions for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Aspirin to other people who might have the same conditions or symptoms that you have. Self-medication may harm them.