Bayer HealthCare | Aspirin (Medication)
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).
If you are taking this medication for self-treatment, follow all directions on the product package. ...
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:easy bruising/bleeding, difficulty hearing, ringing in the ears, change in the amount of urine, persistent or severe nausea/vomiting, unexplained tiredness, dizziness, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin.
Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including:rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. ...
Prior to using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have:bleeding/blood-clotting disorders (such as hemophilia, vitamin K deficiency, low platelet count).
Children and teenagers should not take aspirin if they have chickenpox, flu, or any undiagnosed illness or if they have recently received a vaccine. In these cases, taking aspirin increases the risk of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness. Tell your doctor promptly if you see changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting. This may be an early sign of Reye's syndrome.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...