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Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Has Salicylic Acid: It is the main metabolite of aspirin. ...Read more

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Aspirin (Definition)

Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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Does aspercream have asprin in it?

Does aspercream have asprin in it?

Sort of: It contains salicylates and aspirin is an acetylsalicylate. Same family and pharmacological mechanism of action/toxicity profile. ...Read more

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What happens if you overdose on asprin?

What happens if you overdose on asprin?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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How can aspirin work?

Complex: It is a prostaglandin inhibitor and platelet inhibitor which interferes with clotting, reduces inflammation, reduces fever, and reduces pain. Those are its major effects and there are other minor actions as well. ...Read more

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Can a baby use aspirin?

Can a baby use aspirin?

No: We have not used Aspirin or Aspirin like products in kids under age 16 for decades after it was tied to a rare cause of liver failure/death. The only exceptions are treating kids with arthritis, kawasaki disease or rheumatic fever. The "baby aspirin" as a low dose has resurfaced & is used with adults to help prevent heart attacks. ...Read more

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Can children take aspirin?

Can children take aspirin?

No: Aspirin is not considered safe for children due to its association with Reys syndrome. There are special circumstances where a child will be put on aspirin (cyanotic heart disease, kawasaki disease) but that is done under direct guidance of the child's doctor/specialist. ...Read more

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Best time to take aspirin?

Best time to take aspirin?

No major: Directive. If it is taken on an empty stomach it can cause issues, so either after eating or take asa with a coating (enteric coated). ...Read more

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How long does aspirin last?

Aspirin is dosed: Variably. It may be as low at 50 mg per day for some conditions and in other situations it may be dosed up to 6.5 g/ day (rheumatic fever). Dosing every 4 hours may be used for a number of conditions with max of 4 gm in divided dose per day. ...Read more

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Aspercreme help shingles pain?

Aspercreme help shingles pain?

Not best treatment: It could help since it is an analgesic but it might not be the best treatment. If you have active shingles, please visit your doctor, he/she might recommend anti viral medication and anti inflammatory medications. If the pain is persistent after the rash is gone, topical Lidocaine patches along with a nerve pain medication are the best course of treatment. ...Read more

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Alcohol with baby asprin, safe?

Alcohol with baby asprin, safe?

Yes, but: Just remember that all alcohol should be consumed in moderation, no more than 1 drink / day. And that Aspirin is a blood thinner, so if you are in an accident you will have some increased bleeding due to this. ...Read more

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Is t tylonol the same as asprin?

Is t tylonol the same as asprin?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pain relieving compound with no anti-inflammatory activity. Aspirin (asa) is also a pain reliever but does have anti-inflammatory powers. Aspirin can cause excess stomach acidity and heartburn while tylenol usually does not due this. They are both available in many forms over the counter but this does not mean they are entirely benign. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take aspirin everyday?

Consult your doctor: Aspirin taken daily, in low doses, may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, but it has deleterious effects as well. You should consult your doctor before self medicating with Aspirin or any other drug/medication. ...Read more

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What amount aspirin should I take?

What amount aspirin should I take?

The directions: Are on the bottle, unless you are taking for cardio protective and at your age probably not. But Aspirin taken for a prolonged period will cause bleeding due to platelet inhibition ...Read more

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Is it good to take an aspirin daily

No: For anyone with some vascular event (stroke, heart attack...), the answer is generally yes. As a primary preventive measure in someone with multiple risk factor, possibly yes. But, as with every decison in caring for patients, one must individualize. Take me for example. One baby aspiri will cause me to have a nosebleed within 24 hours; perhaps I have a natural anticoagulant in my blood?! ...Read more

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How long to recover from aspirin od?

It depends: It depends on the severity of the overdose. Some never recover. ...Read more

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Can you take aspirin with this drug?

Drug interactions: First we need to know the drug other than aspirin. Definitely don't take aspirin with anti inflammatory drugs. ...Read more

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Should everyone take a daily aspirin?

No: Aspirin offers benefits and dangerous side effects. For a thorough discussion of the topic see http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being. Html. Aspirin isn't for everyone and high cholesterol alone may not be an indication to take it. Other factors such as family history of heart attacks and strokes, high blood pressure, obesity, etc. Must weigh in so speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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81mg aspirin. Should I take am or pm?

The best time of day: To take Aspirin is when you will best be able to remember to take it. Try to take it the same time everyday. ...Read more

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How long does aspirin stay in system?

Aspirin: Blood levels go down quickly but effects on platelets will last for ABOUT 10 -unitll DAYS UNTIL the platelets aspirin affected have died and been replaced. GOOD INFORMATION ON THIS AT WIKIPEDIA ...Read more

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Can I use aspercreme if I'm pregnant?

Can I use aspercreme if I'm pregnant?

Yes but: It is safe to use this topically but it is also not particularly effective. I would speak with your obgyn about what exactly is hurting and likely a better solution can be offered. ...Read more