Aspirin

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  • TRADE NAMES: Aggrenox (Boehringer Ingelheim); Alka-Seltzer; Anacin (Wyeth); ASA; Ascriptin (Novartis, Wallace); Aspergum; Aspro; ASS; Bex; Caprin; Claragine; Coricidin D; Darvon Compound (aaiPharma); Disprin; Durlaza (New Haven); Ecotrin (GSK); Empirin; Equagesic (Women First); Excedrin (Bristol-Myers Squibb); Fiorinal (Watson); Gelprin; Halfprin; Measurin; Norgesic (3M); Novasen; Rhonal; Robaxisal; Soma Compound (MedPointe); Talwin Compound (Sanofi-Aventis); Vanquish; Yosprala (Aralez)
  • INDICATIONS: Pain, fever, inflammation
  • SYNONYM: acetylsalicylic acid; ASA
  • CLASS: Antiplatelet, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID), Salicylate
  • HALF-LIFE: 15–20 minutes

NSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular and gastrointestinal adverse events, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use.

Aggrenox is aspirin and dipyridamole; Yosprala is aspirin and omeprazole.

Our database has 109 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
HAIR
MUCOSAL
CARDIOVASCULAR
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
RESPIRATORY
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
GENITOURINARY
RENAL
HEMATOLOGIC
OTIC
OCULAR
OTHER


Page last updated 10/19/2017

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric