Actavis dispersible aspirin
For the secondary prevention of thrombotic cerebrovascular or cardiovascular disease and following by-pass surgery.
The advice of a doctor should be sought before commencing therapy for the first time. The usual dose, for long term use, is 75-150mg once daily. In some circumstances a higher dose may be appropriate , especially in the short term, and up to 300mg a day may be used on the advice of a doctor.
Do not give to children aged under 16 years, unless specifically indicated (e.g. for Kawasaki’s disease).
For oral administration.
A history of, or active peptic ulceration, haemophilia or other clotting disorders. Asthma, urticaria, rhinitis or other evidence of hypersensitivity to aspirin or non steroidal antiinflammatory drugs.
Special warnings and precautions for use
Before commencing long-term aspirin therapy for the management of cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease, patients should consult their doctor who can advise on the relative benefits of aspirin versus the risks for the individual patient.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
There is a possible association between aspirin and Reye’s syndrome when given to children. Reye’s syndrome is a very rare disease, which affects the brain and liver, and can be fatal. For this reason aspirin should not be given to children aged under 16 years unless specifically indicated (e.g. for Kawasaki’s disease).
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children
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