Maximum packs that can be purchased is 2 (or 112 tablets in all – whichever applies first). This is a recommendation by both the MHRA and the GPC to all pharmacies such as us. If you order more than this you will be refunded any amount above the listed selling price.
75mg enteric coated (Gastro-resistant) Aspirin belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet agents that help prevent your blood cells sticking together and forming a blood clot.
Aspirin 75mg Tablets are principally used to prevent blood clots forming following a heart attack or stroke or to help prevent heart attacks and strokes in patients who have previously suffered from these conditions. They may have been prescribed for you if you have recently had by-pass surgery.
It is important that you read and fully understand the Patient Information leaflet before purchasing this item.
Before you take this medicine
This medicine can be taken by adults and children aged 16 years and over. However, some people should not take this medicine or should seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor first. Please view the section on Ingredients and Precautions.
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has advised you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Swallow the tablet(s) with a small glass of water and do not cut, chew or crush it.
Do not take any medications for indigestion either immediately before or after taking this medicine
Adults, elderly and children of 16 years and over: Take one or two tablets once daily. In some circumstances a higher dose may be appropriate, especially in the short term, and up to 4 tablets daily may be used on the advice of a doctor. Caution is required in elderly patients who are more prone to adverse events. Treatment should be reviewed at regular intervals. Do not give to children aged under 16 years unless on the advice of doctor. There is a possible association between aspirin and Reye’s syndrome when given to children. Reye’s syndrome is a very rare disease, which can be fatal.
Do not take this medicine:
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before you take this medicine if you:
You must immediately seek medical advice, if your symptoms get worse or if you experience severe or unexpected side effects e.g. unusual bleeding symptoms, serious skin reactions or any other sign of serious allergy (see section “Possible side effects”).
Inform your doctor if you are planning to have an operation (even a minor one, such as tooth extraction) since Aspirin is blood-thinning there may be an increased risk of bleeding.
Aspirin may cause Reye’s syndrome when given to children. Reye’s syndrome is a very rare disease which affects the brain and liver and can be life threatening. For this reason, Aspirin tablets should not be given to children aged under 16 years, unless on the advice of a doctor.
You should take care not to become dehydrated (you may feel thirsty with a dry mouth) since the use of Aspirin at the same time may result in deterioration of kidney function.
This medicinal product is not suitable as a pain killer or fever reducer.
If any of the above applies to you, or if you are not sure, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
The following medicines can affect Aspirin:
Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines, particularly the following:
Aspirin may affect the results of thyroid function tests. Tell your doctor or nurse if you are taking these tablets.
Taking this medicine with alcohol
Do NOT drink alcohol whilst taking this medicine. Drinking alcohol may possibly increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and prolong bleeding time.Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Driving and using machines
These tablets do not usually affect the ability to drive or operate machinery
Possible Side effects when taking Aspirin tablets.
Like all medicines, Aspirin can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
STOP TAKING this medicine and tell your doctor immediately if you suffer from any of the following:
Other side effects
Common: may affect up to 1 in 10 people
Uncommon: may affect up to 1 in 100 people
Rare: may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people
Not known: frequency cannot be estimated from the available data
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed here you can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this product.
If you need more advice consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
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