Aspirin

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Aspirin
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2010-06-01 23:07:49
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  1. ASPIRIN (ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID) / ANALGESIC, ANTI-PYRETIC, PLATELET INHIBITOR, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY
    • Aspirin inhibits agents that cause the production of inflammation, pain and fever.
    • - relieves mild to moderate pain by acting on the peripheral nervous system
    • - lowers body temperature
    • - powerfully inhibits platelet aggregation
  2. ASPIRIN (ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID) / ANALGESIC, ANTI-PYRETIC, PLATELET INHIBITOR, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY Indications
    Chest pain suggestive of an MI
  3. ASPIRIN (ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID) / ANALGESIC, ANTI-PYRETIC, PLATELET INHIBITOR, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY Contraindications
    • 1. Hypersensitivity to salicylates
    • 2. Active ulcer disease
    • 3. Asthma
  4. ASPIRIN (ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID) / ANALGESIC, ANTI-PYRETIC, PLATELET INHIBITOR, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY Precautions
    Bleeding disorders
  5. ASPIRIN (ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID) / ANALGESIC, ANTI-PYRETIC, PLATELET INHIBITOR, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY Dosage/Route
    160 - 325mg PO

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