What Are The Uses Of Aspirin?
It is an anti inflammatory drug used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. Sometimes it is also used in following conditions:
- To prevent heart attacks, strokes
- To prevent blood clots, especially after surgery
NOTE: It can prevent the risk of death if given immediately after a heart attack.
What Are The Side Effects Of Aspirin?
Aspirin is usually well tolerated by most of the patients. However, some patients may experience:
Consult your doctor if any of the following severe side effects occur:
- Stomach ulcers
- Worsening of asthma
- Stomach bleeding
- Allergic reactions such as hives, rashes
- Swelling of skin tissues
What Are The Contraindications Of Aspirin?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnant or planning for pregnancy, lactation
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease
- Peptic ulcer
- GI bleeding
- Coagulation disorder