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There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
There are no controlled studies in breastfeeding women, however the risk of untoward effects to a breastfed infant is possible; or, controlled studies show only minimal non-threatening adverse effects. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant.
Typical usage: Fever, following coronary bypass surgery, headache, inflammation, ischaemic event (unstable angina, myocardial infarction), mild to moderate pain, myocardial infarction, myocardial infarction prophylaxis, pain and inflammation (in rheumatic disease, in other musculoskeletal disorders)
Side Effects: Urticaria, GI bleeding, rhinitis, angioneurotic edema, hepatitis, hepatomegaly, coma, acidosis, hyperthermia, volume depletion, hyperglycemia, renal failure, hyperventilation, cardiovascular collapse, vertigo, tinnitus, hyperkalemia.
Drug Interaction: Alcohol, corticosteroids, analgin, phenylbutazone and oxyphenbutazone may increase risk of GI ulceration. Aspirin increases phenytoin levels. May antagonize actions of uricosurics and spironolactone.
Mechanism Of Action: Aspirin is an analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic. It inhibits cyclooxygenase, which is responsible for the synthesis of prostaglandin and thromboxane. It also inhibits platelet aggregation.
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