How to take aspirin?
Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid is a drug that has antipyretic. analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Aspirin is also taken to improve blood clotting. The drug is able to thin the blood, so it is used for the prevention of heart attacks and strokes.
For children: take 2-4 times a day.
- from 3 to 4 years old - the daily dose should not exceed 0.8 g.
- from 4 to 10 - does not exceed 1 g.
- from 10 to 15 - up to 1.5 g
- as a febrifuge - 1 tablet 2-4 times a day.
- as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic - a single dose is from 0.5 to 1 g, the maximum per day should not exceed 3 g.
- with migraine - a single dose of 1 g, if the pain does not go away, you can drink more, but not exceeding the daily dose of 3 g.
Instructions for use aspirin
The drug is available in various forms and dosages, it is also included in many combination medicines.
- It is recommended to take aspirin after meals, preferably in powder form.
- After taking the pill drink plenty of water.
- It has contraindications, so before taking it is necessary to consult a doctor.
- It is better to take effervescent aspirin tablets at a temperature, dissolving them in 150-200 ml of water, in this state the drug is better absorbed by the body.
- The interval between taking the medication should be from 4 to 8 hours.
Aspirin can not be taken:
- People with hereditary diseases of the circulatory system.
- People with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys and liver.
- Children up to 3 years.
- Pregnant and lactating women should refrain from taking aspirin.