Disprin Side Effects, Overdose and Pregnancy Information
Disprin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Disprin is
used to ease pain and to reduce fever. Main ingredient in Disprin is Aspirin.
In some cases, Disprin is also
given to prevent blood clot. Disprin also temporarily relieves the aches and pains associated with
arthritis, muscle aches, colds, and flu. A small daily dose of Disprin may be taken to decrease recurrence of a
heart attack or other heart problems.
Disprin Side Effects
Disprin side effects include stomach pain or discomfort, stomach ulcers, heartburn, nausea, vomiting and intestinal bleeding. Rare side effects of Disprin include abnormal bleeding, insomnia, fatigue, short breath, itching, redness and swelling of the face and rash.
Disprin Side Effects Reporting
If you experience any Disprin side effects not mentioned above you should report it to your primary health care provider or FDA 1-800-FDA-1088 in the United States, Health Canada 1-866-225-0709 in Canada, MHRA 020 3080 6000 in UK, or TGA 1800 020 653 in Australia.
Symptoms of Disprin overdose may include diarrhea, nausea, blood
vomiting, short breath, and ringing in the ear. In case of Disprin overdose, seek medical attention right away. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. However, if it is just
about time for your next dose, skip the one you forgot and go on with your
regular schedule. Never take a double dose of Disprin.
Disprin should not be taken if you had allergic reaction in the past
from using it, or if you have bleeding disorder, asthma, or stomach
Disprin should not be given to children under 16 for flu
or chickenpox, as Disprin has been associated with the development of an
often fatal condition, known as Reye's syndrome.
Disprin should not be given during pregnancy especially the last 3
months of pregnancy. If you are nursing, inform your doctor as Disprin does
pass into breast milk.
Consult with your physician before combining Disprin with
Acetazolamide, ACE-inhibitor-type blood pressure medications, Antacids,
Antigout medications, Arthritis medications, Blood thinners, certain
diuretics, Diabetes medications including Insulin and Seizure
Alcohol can increase the likelihood of stomach ulcer and intestinal
Herbs like garlic, ginger, and ginkgo may increase the risk of upset
Vitamin E and Fish oil supplements may increase the risk of
DISPRIN AND PREGNANCY
Disprin should not be given during pregnancy especially the last 3 months of pregnancy. If you are nursing, inform your doctor as Disprin does pass into breast milk.
Take Disprin with food or milk.
For Pain and Fever
325-650mg every 4 hours up to 6 times a day.For all other uses such as Arthritis, blood clot or heart problems consult your physician first.
For all other uses such as Arthritis, blood clot or heart problems consult your physician first.
Consult your physician.