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Aspirin pH8 is an antiplatelet and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for:
Aspirin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Aspirin pH8 is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store aspirin pH8 in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of aspirin pH8 that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush aspirin pH8 down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
There are no adequate studies in women for determining risk when using aspirin pH8 during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking aspirin pH8. Aspirin pH8 is pregnancy risk category C, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
FDA pregnancy risk category reference below:
Occasional low-dose aspirin is considered safe for pregnant and lactating women, despite some passage of the drug into the placenta and breast milk. Aspirin and other prostaglandin inhibitors should not be given to pregnant women during the first and second trimesters unless clearly necessary and there are no other options. High-dose or daily aspirin regimens are contraindicated for both breastfeeding and pregnant women, especially during the third trimester.
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Aspirin pH8 may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects, such as:
To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Aspirin pH8 may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
Aspirin pH8 may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using aspirin pH8.
Acute ischaemic stroke, Angina pectoris, Myocardial infarction
For primary prevention: Loading dose: 150-300 mg.
For fever and/or mild to moderate pain
Tablets: Initially, 300-900 mg, repeated 4-6 hourly according to clinical needs. Max: 4 g daily.
As suppository: 450-900 mg 4 hourly. Max: 3.6 g daily.
4-8 g daily in divided doses for acute disorders.
5.4 g daily in divided doses for chronic conditions.
Prophylaxis of cardiovascular events in high-risk patients
Long term: 75-150 mg once daily.
Short term: 150-300 mg daily.
Aspirin is not recommended for use in children, especially to treat fever symptoms that may be caused by a viral infection such as the chicken pox or flu. A child taking aspirin may develop Reye’s Syndrome which can be fatal.
It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Aspirin is available in the following brands dosage forms and strengths:
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
If you miss a dose of Aspirin pH8, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Aspirin. https://www.mims.com/malaysia/drug/info/aspirin/?type=brief&mtype=generic Accessed October 03, 2016
Aspirin. https://www.drugs.com/mtm/aspirin.html Accessed October 03, 2016