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Aspirin

"Jan. 12, 2012 -- Many people who have never had a heart attack or stroke take an aspirin every day to lower their risk for these events.

While some may benefit, for many others the benefits appear to be outweighed by an increased risk"...

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WARNINGS

Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin.

Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

PRECAUTIONS

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Last reviewed on RxList: 11/13/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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