What are Asprin dispersible tablets used for?
Use Asprin dispersible tablets to treat mild to moderate pain.In addition, inflammation and fever can be treated.
Dispersible Aspirin tablets belong to a group of medicines which have analgesic (pain relieving),
anti-inflammatory (inflammation reducing) and anti-pyretic (temperature reducing) properties.
Disperse the tablet(s) in a glass of water and drink.
Use in adults
Adults, including the elderly: 1 or 2 tablets every 3 to 4 hours as
required. No more than 12 tablets in any 24 hour period.
Children under 16 years old: Not recommended.
For prevention of blood clots and heart attacks: 1 tablet once a day
What are the symptoms of a Heart attack?
Chest pain can be an indication of a heart attack. Also, pain may radiate to the jaw,neck arms and back. Shortness of breath is another symptom. In addition, you may feel week and lightheaded. A heart attack is a medical emergency. Call an ambulance immediately. Give the patient aspirin while waiting, if they are not allergic to it.
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them.
Stop taking this medicine and contact a doctor immediately if you
have any of the following:
• Difficulty breathing
• Severe allergic reactions (blistered skin, swelling of the face, lips,
throat or tongue, difficulty breathing, worsening of asthma, shock)
• Severe rash involving reddening, peeling and swelling of the skin that
resembles severe burns (Lyells syndrome) or severe rash, blisters, or
red patches on the skin (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
• Bleeding on the brain (sudden severe headache, fit, changes in vision,
speaking, understanding or coordination, weakness in an arm or leg)
• Stomach ulcers or bleeding which can be severe (you may develop
bloody or black tarry stools, severe stomach pain and vomit blood),
stomach irritation (mild stomach pain, heartburn and feeling or being
sick) and inflammation of the liver
• Salicylism – if you take large doses for a long time you may develop
symptoms of salicylism, these include: dizziness, ringing or buzzing
in the ear, deafness, sweating, feeling or being sick, headache and
• Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver causing yellowing of the skin or
eyes or tiredness, pain in abdomen, joint or muscles)
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