General English name: Aspirin
Brand: Anadin Original, Disprin
Application: Reduces fever and pain such as headache, toothache and menstrual pain
Aspirin Medication Information for Pain and Fever
Medication Information: Aspirin is a painkiller that can relieve pain such as headaches, toothaches, and pain. It is also prescribed to treat cold and flu symptoms such as high fever (fever). It is suitable for adults and children over 16 years of age, but not for people under 16 years of age. In the past, aspirin was also used to reduce pain and inflammation in rheumatic diseases, but now, other drugs are preferred. Weak aspirin is prescribed to help prevent unwanted blood clots from forming in the body. If you want to know more about aspirin to prevent blood clots and aspirin and metoclopramide, go to the relevant pages.
Contraindications to aspirin for pain and fever
Do not give aspirin to children under 16 years of age.
Pay attention to the expiration date of the medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.
Never give the medicine to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
Check for drug interactions and be sure to tell your doctor what other medications you are taking.
Aspirin drug interaction for pain and fever
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter medicines and herbal products) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Aspirin for pain and fever may interact with ketoconazole.
Tips to consider before taking aspirin
Some medications are not suitable for people with certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed. Therefore, it is best for your doctor to know the following before taking aspirin:
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding.
- If you have ever had a stomach ulcer or gout.
- If you have asthma or any allergic disorder.
- If you have any kidney or liverdisease.
- If you have a heart or thyroid problem.
- If you have a blood disorder such as hemophilia, orglucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase(G6PD) deficiency.
- If you have ever had an unusual or allergic reaction after taking aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including ibuprofen, diclofenac, indomethacin and naproxen. Also, if you have a history of allergies to any other medication, you should take aspirin with your doctor’s permission.
- If you are currently taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
Possible side effects of aspirin for pain and fever
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:
Feeling sick and indigestion, increased likelihood of bleeding such as nosebleeds
Important Note: Aspirin may cause allergic reactions. This is more common in people with asthma. Be sure to see your doctor if you experience the effects of an allergic reaction or any breathing problems.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of this medicine.
How to store aspirin for pain and fever
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.