Aspergum


Schering-Plough | Aspergum (Medication)


Desc:

Aspergum/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 nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking a certain natural substance in your body to reduce pain and swelling. Consult your doctor before giving this drug to a child younger than 12 years. It is very important to keep this and all medication out of the reach of children. Aspirin is a common cause of poisoning in children. ...

Side Effect:

Upset stomach and heartburn may occur. If either of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:easy bruising/bleeding, difficulty hearing, ringing ears, change in the amount of urine, persistent or severe nausea/vomiting, unexplained tiredness, dizziness, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin. This drug may rarely cause serious bleeding from the stomach/intestines or other areas of the body.

If you notice any of the following rare but very serious side effects, seek immediate medical attention:black/tarry stools, persistent or severe stomach/abdominal pain, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, slurred speech, weakness on one side of the body, sudden vision changes, sudden severe headache.

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction:hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. ...

Precaution:

Some medical conditions may interact with Aspergum Gum. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:if you have allergies to medicines or other substances; if you have alcoholism or if you consume 3 or more alcohol containing drinks every day; if you have asthma, bleeding or clotting problems, growths in the nose (nasal polyps), hives, kidney or liver problems, stomach or intestinal problems (eg, ulcer, inflammation), heartburn, upset stomach, stomach pain, the flu or chickenpox, or vitamin K deficiency; if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement; if you have had your tonsils out or you have had oral (eg, mouth) surgery within the past 7 days.

Tell your doctor if you are a child with a stroke, a weakened blood vessel (cerebral aneurysm) or bleeding in the brain, arthritis (rheumatic disease), or Kawasaki syndrome (a rare inflammation causing heart problems in children).

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...