The most trusted names in pain relief is now available in a cost-saving generic alternative with Generic Aspirin. A family favorite for decades, Generic Aspirin is most often used to reduce the intensity of headaches, pain, fever, and bodily swelling. When pain strikes, reach for the drug family's trust most with Generic Aspirin.
Generic Aspirin may also be marketed as:
Aspirin, Aspergum, Bufferin , Genacote, Ecotri, Empirin, Fasprin, Zorprin, ect.
*Aspirin® is a registered trademark of Bayer HealthCare LLC.
Generic Aspirin is classified under a group of drugs called salicylates and (NSAID) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Generic Aspirin is an over the counter pain reliever that is made to treat moderate levels of pain in the body. Generic Aspirin is most often used to treat headaches, muscle pain, tooth aches, fever, cold symptoms and inflammation. Generic Aspirin may also be used to reduce pain associated with arthritis, including pain and swelling in the joints. Generic Aspirin may also be used to treat and deter stroke, heart attack, blood clots and angina.
Consult a doctor before using Generic Aspirin to treat conditions associated with the heart, cardiovascular system, or additional functions not listed here. Consult a doctor before using Generic Aspirin for people under 12 years of age.
Take Generic Aspirin orally with a full glass of water. For best results, use at the first sign of pain. Dosage of this medication may change during treatment depending on the severity of your condition and the progression of your illness.
Do not take Generic Aspirin for longer than 3 days to treat a fever or 10 consecutive days to treat a headache unless advised otherwise by a doctor. If pain persists longer than the above mentioned time frames, seek medical attention as the pain could be the result of a more serious condition.
Inform your doctor and surgeon that you are taking this medication before you go in for any surgical procedure or medical test.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following side-effects associated with an allergic reaction: hives, shortness of breath, swelling of the lips, tongue, throat or face.
Some people who take Generic Aspirin may experience:
* Heart burn
* Upset stomach.
In most cases, these side effects are not serious, however if pain persist, worsens or becomes unbearable, contact a medical professional.
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:
* Severe nausea, vomiting or stomach upset
* Persistent migraines
* Serious pain in the stomach or abdomen
* Extreme fatigue or weakness
* Dizzy feeling
* Spontaneous bleeding or bruising
* Hearing impairment or ringing in the ears
* Vision impairment
* Slurred speech
* Disproportionate weakness on one side of the body
* Urinating more or less than usual
* Dark or discolored urine or stool
* Vomit that resembles coffee grinds
Additional side-effects may result from taking this medication. Consult a medical profession before taking this or any other medication.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction.
Before taking Generic Aspirin, consult your doctor if you have a history of any of the following medical conditions:
* Blood clott disorders
* Vitamin K deficiency
* Low platelet count
* Enzyme deficiencies
* G6PD deficiency
* Pyruvate kinase
* Asthma (especially if it is aspirin-sensitive)
* Kidney disease
* Liver problems
* Stomach problems (including ulcers and heartburn)
* Nasal polyps
It is recommended to limit drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes when taking this medication.
Children and young adults who currently have chickenpox, flu or have recently been administered a vaccination should not take Generic Aspirin.
Do not take Generic Aspirin if you are pregnant, breast feeding or plan on becoming pregnant. Immediately contact your doctor if you become pregnant while taking this medication.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any NSAIDs, salicylates, or any pain or fever relievers before taking Generic Aspirin.
Do not take Generic Aspirin in combination with Mifepristone.
Tell your doctor if you have recently received any live vaccinations (including flu shots) before taking Generic Aspirin.
Contact your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications before adding Generic Aspirin to your treatment plan:
* any NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) (including ibuprofen)
* Blood thinners (including warfarin)
* Ginkgo biloba
* Valproic acid
Always inform your doctor of any medications you are taking (including vitamins, herbal supplements, and over the counter medications) before embarking on a new treatment. Additional medications not listen here may interact negatively with your medication.
Most people take Generic Aspirin as needed. If you have a regular dosage schedule, take missed doses as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for your next treatment.
Keep Generic Aspirin in a cool, dry place away from heat and moisture. Dispose of any unused medication past the point of expiry. Keep out of reach of children and pets.