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Analgesic, Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug, Anticoagulant
inhibits the formation of prostaglandins acting as an antipyretic agent and an anti-inflammatory agent. Asprin also blocks formation of Thromboxane A2 which causes platelet aggregation and arterial constriction
New chest pain which may be cardiac related.
GI or other bleeding disorders, Asthma attacks, Known hypersensitivity to aspirin.
At high doses may cause sweating, nausea, GI bleeding, fall in blood pressure.
Dosage and Administration
- 160-325mg P.O. for patients with cardiac related chest pain
- No pediatric dosing.
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