Aspirin - Bayer - Dosage - Side Effects - Interactions - ASA Warnings
- A - Z: Arthritis Drugs
- A - Z: Drug Costs
- A - Z: NSAIDs
- A - Z: Salicylates
- Joint Pain
- Over-the-Counter Meds
- Pain Relief
- Topical Salicylates
Low-Dose Aspirin and NSAIDs - A Safe Combination?
Many patients are prescribed low -ose aspirin as a cardioprotective treatment but they are already taking an NSAID to treat arthritis. Is it safe to take both low-dose aspirin and an NSAID?
Aspirin - What You Should Know
Aspirin is a popular over-the-counter pain reliever and fever reducer. Here are 10 facts you should know about aspirin.
What Are Salicylates? When Are Salicylates Prescribed To Treat Arthritis?
What are salicylates? When are salicylates prescribed to treat arthritis? Do salicylates carry the same cardiovascular risk as nonselective NSAIDs and COX-2 selective inhibitors?
Drugs A-Z - Aspirin, ASA Tablets / Caplets
Patient education for aspirin tablets. (Ascriptin, Bayer, Ecotrin, Empirin, ZORprin, and many others) Aspirin treats fever, pain, and inflammation and reduces the ability of the blood to clot. Aspirin can also be part of therapy to reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Generic aspirin is available as tablets or caplets. Aspirin tablets can be enteric-coated, extended-release, or chewable.
This is poisoning from an overdose of aspirin.
Pain Relievers - Use Caution With Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers
All over-the-counter pain relievers should be taken with care to avoid serious problems that can occur with misuse. Certain factors can increase the risk of liver toxicity from products containing acetaminophen and the risk of GI bleeding from the use of products containing NSAIDs.
The Facts of NSAIDS
NSAIDS work to combat arthritis by interfering with the inflammatory process.
FDA Announces Changes For All NSAIDs
Following scrutiny of the class of arthritis drugs known as NSAIDS and COX-2 inhibitors, the FDA has taken action.
The History of Aspirin
Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid, is a derivative of salicylic acid that is a mild, nonnarcotic analgesic useful in the relief of headache and muscle and joint aches.
Reye Syndrome: A Serious, Often Fatal, Nervous System Disorder
Since the use of aspirin and aspirin-containing products is associated with increased risk of Reye syndrome, experts recommend these medicines not be given to children or teenagers who have the flu, an illness with a fever, or chicken pox. Most (90%) of those affected by Reye syndrome are under age 15, but it may also affect teenagers and adults.
Drug Profile: Aspirin
Drug profile and essential information for aspirin, from UMM.