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Aspirin

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Cardiovascular Agent

Aspirin - Dosage and How to Use

How should Aspirin be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • This medication should be taken after food to reduce stomach irritation
  • Depending on the type of Aspirin you are taking, you may be required to:
    • Chew or suck on the tablets.
    • Dissolve the tablet in a specific amount of water and syringe out the appropriate amount before taking it.
    • Swallow the tablet without chewing or dissolving in water.
  • Consult your pharmacist if you are not sure of the correct way of taking your Aspirin tablets.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only the usual dose. Do not double your dose or use extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Aspirin - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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