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Aspirin(ASA) Information

Aspirin(ASA) Benefits & Uses

Aspirin(ASA) is used to treat the following -

Aspirin(ASA) Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Aspirin(ASA)


Aspirin(ASA) Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Aspirin(ASA) is used -

  1. Gastrointestinal discomfort
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Dyspepsia
  4. Gastritis Moderate
  5. Reduced blood platelets
  6. Intestinal Ulcer
  7. Abdominal Pain Mild
  8. Heartburn Mild
  9. Irregular heartbeat
  10. Acid Reflux
  11. Constipation Moderate
  12. Skin Rash
  13. Yellow skin
  14. Bronchospasm

Aspirin(ASA) Related Warnings

Is the use of Aspirin(ASA) safe for pregnant women?


Is the use of Aspirin(ASA) safe during breastfeeding?


What is the effect of Aspirin(ASA) on the Kidneys?


What is the effect of Aspirin(ASA) on the Liver?


What is the effect of Aspirin(ASA) on the Heart?


Severe Interaction of Aspirin(ASA) with Other Drugs

Aspirin(ASA) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Aspirin(ASA) Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Aspirin(ASA) unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Bleeding
  3. Asthma
  4. Gout
  5. Reye's syndrome
  6. Peptic Ulcer
  7. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  8. Liver Disease
  9. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Aspirin(ASA)

Is this Aspirin(ASA) habit forming or addictive?

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


Is it safe?

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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Aspirin(ASA) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Aspirin(ASA)


Interaction between Alcohol and Aspirin(ASA)


Aspirin(ASA) से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 9 months पहले

Does Aspirin(ASA) cause sleepiness?

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS, Pulmonology

No, Aspirin(ASA) does not cause sleepiness because prescribed Aspirin(ASA) has no effect on the central nervous system but an overdose of Aspirin(ASA) may lead to seizures, cerebral edema, coma, confusion, and dizziness. 

सवाल 5 months पहले

Can Aspirin(ASA) be used for toothache?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Ideally Aspirin(ASA) is not prescribed by a doctor for a toothache. However, in the absence of painkillers such as ibuprofen, acetaminophen, naproxen etc, aspirin can be taken to get instant relief from tooth pain. Generally, for treating toothache arising due to dental cavities and dental procedures ibuprofen along with antibiotics are recommended by dentists to reduce swelling and pain. 

सवाल 7 months पहले

Is Aspirin(ASA) banned in india?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

No, Aspirin(ASA) is not banned in India. It has been approved by CDSCO.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Is Aspirin(ASA) safe to use?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Aspirin(ASA) is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. There are few known side effects such as nausea, vomiting, and flatulence. However, if you are experiencing rare side effects such as blood in stool and ulcer formations inform your doctor right away.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How does Aspirin(ASA) work?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS, MBBS, Internal Medicine

Aspirin(ASA) primarily relieves pain because it is an analgesic. It also reduces inflammations (swellings) arising due to injuries and infections in the body. Apart from being an analgesic, it works by preventing strokes and other heart-related disorders by, the blood and reducing thromboxane (a chemical) responsible for making the platelets sticky. Hence by this action, it prevents blood clots which further prevents strokes and heart blockages. 

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