Aspirin - instructions for use
In modern conditions, aspirin, instructions forthe use of which is mandatory in each of its packages, is one of the most frequently purchased medicines in the pharmacy. This can be explained by the fact that aspirin is used to treat a fairly large range of human diseases. The use of aspirin is indicated in all fever states, and if necessary, prevention of thrombosis, and pain in mild degree, etc. In many ways, the effect of this drug is due to its dose.
Forms of release of aspirin and recommended dosages
On the shelves of pharmacies, aspirin, instructions forthe use of which clearly indicates that the main active ingredient of the drug is acetylsalicylic acid, is offered in the form of a sufficiently large number of drugs.
The most popular forms of thismedicinal products for today are popular in many countries of the world drugs produced by Bayer or BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB. For example, upsarin (aspirin UPA). His instruction reports that this drug is used in the form of instant tablets for the preparation of a solution intended for oral administration. And depending on the specific situation, it is possible to take "pure" aspirin or a combined preparation of acetylsalicylic acid and vitamin C.
This time-tested medicine is aspirin. The instruction for its use suggests the use of this drug as a reliable means for the prevention and treatment of migraine, and also as an effective medicine for eliminating microcirculatory disorders. In this case, the drug is prescribed in a lower dosage. If a simultaneous intake of 500 mg (0.5 g) of the drug is recommended to reduce the temperature, then aspirin is prescribed as antimigrenous agent at 325 mg. As a medicine for the prevention of thrombosis and microcirculatory disorders, the use of small doses of aspirin is recommended - enough to take 73-150 mg once a day.
Indications and contraindications to the prescription of the drug
"Aspirin" preparation, instructions for usewhich is clearly enough indicates the list of indications for its use, has information about and contraindications to its use. The instructions describe both the recommended mode of administration of this drug and the extensive list of situations in which the use of aspirin is not appropriate or dangerous for the health and life of the patient. It also states that this drug should not be given to children and adolescents until they reach the age of 18 years. With the appointment of aspirin at this age in order to reduce the temperature there is a big risk of the occurrence of Ray's syndrome, severe toxic damage to the nervous system and liver. In addition, bronchial asthma, caused by hypersensitivity to salicylates or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, is a contraindication to prescribing the drug at any age of the patient.
It is undesirable to administer aspirin at high doseswomen during pregnancy. The only unconditional indication for taking aspirin in small doses (Aspirin-cardio or Cardiomagnum) may be the development of a woman's habit of miscarriages against the background of antiphospholipid syndrome. In this case, the appointment of aspirin may be more effective than the appointment of drugs direct anticoagulants. But the treatment should be jointly appointed by the obstetrician-gynecologist and rheumatologist and carried out under the constant control of laboratory indicators.
In addition, the main obstacle to usingaspirin become a disease of the digestive system. After all, the drug itself can provoke the appearance of ulcerative defects on the mucous membrane, and also many times increases the risk of developing bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract.