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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions
Reyeʼs syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flulike
symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with
nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of
Reye’s syndrome; a rare but serious illness.
Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction, which may include:
■ hives ■ facial swelling ■ shock ■ asthma (wheezing)
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach
bleeding. The chance is higher if you: ■ are age 60 or older ■ have had stomach ulcers or bleeding
problems ■ take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug ■ take other drugs containing
prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others) ■ have 3 or more
alcoholic drinks every day while using this product ■ take more or for a longer time than directed
Do not use ■ if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
Ask a doctor before use if ■ stomach bleeding warning applies to you
■ you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn ■ you have high blood pressure,
heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease ■ you are taking a diuretic ■ you have asthma
■ you have not been drinking fluids ■ you have lost a lot of fluid due to vomiting or diarrhea
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
■ taking a prescription drug for diabetes, gout, or arthritis
■ under a doctor’s care for any serious condition ■ taking any other drug
Stop use and ask a doctor if ■ you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
■ feel faint ■ have bloody or black stools ■ vomit blood ■ have stomach pain that does not get better
■ pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days ■ fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
■ redness or swelling is present in the painful area ■ any new symptoms appear
■ ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not
to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor
because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
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FDA Safety Alerts
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FDA Labeling Changes
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■ temporarily relieves minor aches and pains
■ for other uses, see your doctor, but do not use for more than 10 days without consulting your doctor because serious side effects may occur
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