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Disprin

( Aspirin 300 mg tablets )

 

What is Disprin ?

Disprin is a medicine to relieve pain and reduce fever.

 

Each tablet contains the active ingredient aspirin Ph Eur 300 mg. The other ingredients are calcium carbonate, maize starch, citric acid anhydrous, talc, sodium lauryl sulphate, saccharin ( sweetener ), crospovidone and lime flavour.

 

The tablets dissolve in water


What is Disprin used for ?

Disprin relieves pain, reducing inflammation and lowering a high temperature.

 

Pain can come from many sources, such as headache, migraine, toothache, neuralgia, sciatica, period pains and sore throats. It can also arise from the inflammation caused by rheumatism and lumbago.

 

Aspirin is a well-known pain killer ( analgesic ) which is effective against aches and pains, including headache. It can reduce swelling ( anti-inflammatory ). It can also reduce high temperatures or fever ( antipyretic ). Aspirin can be used to relieve the symptoms of conditions such as influenza and colds.

 

It is important to drink plenty of liquid when suffering from colds or flu.


Before taking Disprin

As with all medicines, Disprin may not be suitable for some people whoa re being treated by their doctor.

 

Do not take this medicine if :

- you are allergic to aspirin or to any of the other ingredients, or

- you have a stomach ulcer, or

- you have haemophilia

 

You should ask the doctor before taking Disprin if :

- you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or

- you are taking medicines for thrombosis ( blood clots ), such as warfarin, or gout, such as probenecid, or

- you are asthmatic


How much to take
Adults: Two to three tablets dissolved in water. Wait 4 hours before taking another dose Do not take more than 13 tablets in 24 hours. Do not give to children under 16 unless your doctor tells you to.

 

There is a possible association between aspirin and Reye's Syndrome when given to children with a fever. For this reason the use of aspirin is not recommended in children under 16 years of age.

 

If your symptoms do not go away you should see your doctor.

 

If you accidentally take too much you should seek medical attention.


How to take Disprin

Dissolve Disprin in a glass containing water and drink.


What side-effects may occur ?
In people sensitive to aspirin, reactions such as an asthma attack and skin rashes may occur occasionally. Prolonged use may also induce gastrointestinal haemorrhage ( vomiting of blood or passing dark, tarry stools ), occasionally major.

 

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any side-effects after taking this product.


Symptoms and treatment of Overdosage and Antidote
Symptoms of overdose include tinnitus, difficulty in hearing, dizziness, sweating, confusion and hyperventilation.

 

Blood tests should be undertaken to determine appropriate treatment. Depending on blood levels, symptomatic treatment may be sufficient. Initial gastric lavage may be required.

 

Storage

Keep all medicines safely away from children

Do not use after the expiry date (EXP month/year) shown on the pack.

Keep Disprin in a dry place below 25C (77F).

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