Almus Dispersible Aspirin 300mg 32 Tablets
Almus Dispersible Aspirin 300mg 32 Tablets
Aspirin 300mg Tablets belong to a class of medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). These tablets provide relief from pain, swelling, and high temperature, making them highly effective for addressing various conditions such as headaches, migraines, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat, period pains, sprains, strains, rheumatic pain, sciatica, lumbago, muscle aches, fibrositis, joint swelling, and stiffness.
Furthermore, these tablets can be utilized to alleviate the symptoms associated with flu and feverish colds. Aspirin's properties as a pain reliever, antipyretic (temperature reducer), and anti-inflammatory agent contribute to its beneficial effects on multiple ailments.
Active ingredient: Aspirin 300mg
**Other ingredients: Please check the leaflet for the full list of ingredients.
Usage and Instructions
Adults, the elderly and children over the age of 16 years:
Take 1 to 3 tablets with water, every 4 hours.
Do not take more than 4 doses in any 24 hours.
A lower dose is recommended for the elderly.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If symptoms persist for more than 3 days consult your doctor.
Caution: Refrain from administering this medication to children under the age of 16 unless specifically advised by your doctor. The reason behind this precaution is the potential link between Aspirin and Reye's Syndrome in pediatric patients, a very rare but potentially fatal condition.
Avoid taking Aspirin 300mg Tablets if you:
- Have a known allergy to aspirin, NSAIDs (including cases of asthma, angioedema, urticaria, or rhinitis triggered by aspirin or any other NSAID), or any of the tablet's components.
- Have a history of stomach ulcer or ulcer-related issues.
- Suffer from haemophilia or any other bleeding disorder.
- Have a history of gout.
Refrain from using Aspirin 300mg Tablets if you:
- Are in the last trimester of pregnancy or currently breastfeeding.
- Exhibit intolerance to certain sugars as the tablets contain lactose.
- Have a history of asthma or previous asthma-related problems.
- Experience dehydration.
- Have been diagnosed with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
- Are in the first 6 months of pregnancy.
Prior to taking Aspirin 300mg Tablets, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are already using any of the following medications, as their effectiveness may be affected when taken concurrently with aspirin:
- Metoclopramide (used for sickness and digestive disorders).
- Blood-thinning medicines like Heparin, Warfarin, or nicoumalone.
- Corticosteroids, e.g. hydrocortisone (prescribed for arthritis, asthma, and inflammatory conditions).
- Anti-inflammatory medicines or steroids for pain and inflammation, e.g. ibuprofen.
- Medications for high blood pressure, e.g. diuretic/water tablets, Angio-II receptor antagonists, or ACE inhibitors.
- Epilepsy medications, e.g. Phenytoin, Sodium valproate.
- Methotrexate (used for psoriasis, arthritis, or tumors).
- Antacids for indigestion.
- Probenecid or sulphinpyrazone for gout.
- Anti-depressants, e.g. citalopram.
Please remember to consult your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medication to ensure your safety and well-being.
Aspirin is widely recognized for its potential to cause significant side effects, including ulcers or bleeding in the stomach or intestines. These adverse effects are more commonly observed in elderly individuals and those with a history of peptic ulcers. Additionally, the risk may be heightened when combined with certain medications.
Other potential side effects of aspirin encompass:
- Prolonged bleeding or other bleeding-related issues (refer below for details).
- Sensation of ringing or other noises in the ears (tinnitus).
- Allergic reactions such as skin rash, swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat (angioedema), or narrowing of the airways (bronchospasm or asthma attack - refer below for details).
If you experience any troubling side effects, it is imperative to inform your doctor promptly. It is particularly crucial to seek immediate medical attention if you encounter any of the following:
- Breathing difficulties or wheezing, or swelling of the face, throat, or tongue.
- Signs of bleeding in the stomach or intestine, such as vomiting blood and/or passing black/tarry/bloodstained stools.
- Unusual bleeding, such as nosebleeds, purple spots, or bruising under the skin, blood in the urine, or coughing up blood.
- Severe skin reactions, such as a widespread itchy rash, blistering, or peeling of the skin.