Aspirin

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dunks406
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Aspirin
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2010-04-24 15:16:38
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Aspirin
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  1. Class
    Analgesic, Antipyretic, Platelet Inhibitor, Antiinflamatory
  2. Pharmacology and Action
    Aspirin inhibits agents that cause the production of inflammation, pain, and fever. It relieves mild to moderate pain by acting on the peripheral nervous system, lowers body temperature in fever, and powerfully inhibits platelet aggregation.
  3. Indications
    Inhibit platelet aggregation in the presence of chest pain suggestive of an accute myocaridal infraction.
  4. Contraindictations
    • Hypersensitivity
    • Ulcer Disease
    • Asthma
    • Bleeding Disorder
  5. Precautions and Side Effects
    • Nausea / Vomiting
    • Stomach Pains
    • GI Bleeding
    • Dizziness
    • Confusion
  6. Dosage
    160-325mg PO adults

    ***Not indicated for pediatrics***
  7. How Supplied
    81mg chewable tablets

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