Main Ingredient: Aspirin
Micropyrin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Micropyrin is used to ease pain and to reduce fever. In some cases, Micropyrin is also given to prevent blood clot.
Micropyrin also temporarily relieves the aches and pains associated with arthritis, muscle aches, colds, and flu.
A small daily dose of Micropyrin may be taken to decrease recurrence of a heart attack or other heart problems.
Micropyrin should not be taken if you had allergic reaction in the past
from using it, or if you have bleeding disorder, asthma, or stomach
Micropyrin should not be given to children under 16 for flu or chickenpox, as Micropyrin has been associated with the development of an often fatal condition, known as Reye's syndrome.
Micropyrin should not be given during pregnancy especially the last 3 months of pregnancy. If you is nursing, inform your doctor as Micropyrin does pass into breast milk.
MICROPYRIN SIDE EFFECTS
Common side effects of Micropyrin include stomach pain or discomfort, stomach ulcers, heartburn, nausea, vomiting and intestinal bleeding.
Rare side effects of Micropyrin include abnormal bleeding, insomnia, fatigue, short breath, itching, redness and swelling of the face and rash.
Consult with your physician before combining Micropyrin with Acetazolamide, ACE-inhibitor-type blood pressure medications, Antacids, Antigout medications, Arthritis medications, Blood thinners, certain diuretics, Diabetes medications including Insulin and Seizure medications.
Alcohol can increase the likelihood of stomach ulcer and intestinal bleeding.
Herbs like garlic, ginger, and ginkgo may increase the risk of upset stomach.
Vitamin E and Fish oil supplements may increase the risk of bleeding.
Symptoms of Micropyrin overdose may include diarrhea, nausea, blood vomiting, short breath, and ringing in the ear.
In case of an Micropyrin 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 Micropyrin.
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