Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin.
Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:
- facial swelling
- asthma (wheezing)
if you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take aspirin or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Aspirin may cause stomach bleeding.
Do not use
- if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
- if you are allergic to aspirin
Ask a doctor before use if you have
- been placed on a sodium restricted diet
- bleeding problems
- stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach or pain
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
- presently taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.
- taking a prescription drug for anticoagulation (thinning the blood), diabetes, gout or arthritis
When using this product do not exceed the recommended dosage
Stop use and ask a doctor if
- an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away
- pain lasts for more than 10 days or gets worse
- new symptoms occur
- redness or swelling is present
- ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.