Aspirin

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  • Created on: 30-03-14 21:47
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  • Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    • TRADE NAME
      • MigraMax
      • Nu-Seals
      • Caprin
      • Co-codaprin
    • INDICATIONS
      • Mild to moderate pain
      • Pyrexia
      • Anti-Platelet
    • ADMINISTRATION ROUTES
      • Oral
      • Rectal
    • DOSE
      • Adult and children over 16
        • 300-900mg every 4-6 hours to a maximum of 4g in 24 hours
      • Children
        • Should not  be given due to risk of Reye's syndrome
    • CONTRA-INDICATIONS
      • Hypersensitivity
      • Haemophilia
      • Peptic Ulcerations
    • SIDE EFFECTS
      • Gastro-intestinal irritation
      • Increased bleeding time
      • Skin reactions
      • Bronchospasm
    • CAUTIONS
      • Allergic disorders
      • Asthma
      • Coagulation defects
  • Pyrexia
  • Should not  be given due to risk of Reye's syndrome
  • Children

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