, marketed as Aspirin
(USAN), is a salicylate medicament used as an antipyretic to reduce fever
, as an anti-inflammatory to reduce swelling
, and as an analgesic to alleviate minor pains and aches. Acetisal is often used to relieve mild to moderate pain and to reduce fever from typical maladies such as cephalalgias, toothaches, muscle aches
, and the common cold
This medicament may also be used to reduce arthritic swelling and pain as well. It is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicament or NSAID, and it works by blocking a natural substance in your body to reduce inflammation, throbbing and aches.
The patient's medical condition and response to the medicament usually dictate the length of treatment and the dosage. As a preventative measure for heart
disease or a long-term anticoagulant the standard dose is 75 milligrams per day. This will vary depending on the doctor's assessment of the patient.
For painkilling purposes, the recommended dose is 275-300 milligrams every six to eight hours, but not exceeding three doses per day. One to two tablets every three to four hours may be used for adults, but no more than 12 within a 24 hour period. For children, it is half the adult dose at maximum.
Consult your doctor before treating a child younger than 12 years old with this medicament. You should not use this medicament if you are on any other anti-coagulants such as Warferin or have had a stomach
ulcer in the past twelve months. Read the product label for recommendations on how many doses you can take in a 24-hour period and how long you may self-treat before seeking medical help. The recommended dose should not be your only basis for proper dosage. It's always best to read the product label first before taking any medicament. Consult your doctor if you have any further questions about taking this medicine.
Do not overdose on Acetisal by taking more or for longer than recommended unless your doctor tells you to. Acetisal shouldn't be given to feverish children or teenagers, especially if the child also has chicken pox
or flu symptoms since it can sometimes cause the fatal condition called Reye's syndrome in children.
Do not use this medicament if you are allergic to this or any NSAID such as Feldene
, Lodine, Indocin
, Orudis, Aleve, Motrin
, and Advil
. Talk with your doctor about your medical history. Let them know if you have a recent history of stomach or intestinal bleeding or a bleeding disorder such as hemophilia
, if you are allergic to any medicaments or if you have a bleeding or clotting disorder, kidney
disease, stomach ulcers
or seasonal allergies
polyps, heart disease, high blood pressure
, or congestive heart failure
. You may need a dose adjustment or special tests of safely take this medicament if you suffer from or have had any of the above conditions.
Signs of an allergic reaction to this medicament include swelling of your face, lips
, or throat, difficulty breathing, or hives
. Seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of the above-mentioned conditions.
Stop taking this medicament and contact your doctor immediately if you expericence any of these symptoms: hearing problems, ringing in your ears, swelling or pain lasting longer than ten days, fever lasting longer than three days, severe nausea
, stomach pain, coughing up blood
or vomit that looks like coffee grounds, and black, bloody, or tarry stools.
Common side effects include cephalalgia, drowsiness, upset stomach, or pyrosis. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these or other symptoms.
Keep in mind that this is not a complete list of side effects, and other side effects may occur.
Acetisal has the following structural formula:
• Molecular formula of acetisal is C9H8O4
• Chemical IUPAC Name is 2-acetyloxybenzoic acid
• Molecular weight is 180.1574 g/mol
• Acetisal available : 325mg tablets
Generic name: Aspirin
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