Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin.
Allergy alerts: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: hives, facial swelling, asthma (wheezing), shock
Alcohol warning: If you generally consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take aspirin or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Aspirin may cause stomach bleeding.
Do not use if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.
Ask a doctor before use if you have: stomach problems (such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain) that last or come back, bleeding problems, ulcers, asthma
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for: anticoagulation (thinning of the blood), gout, diabetes, arthritis
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
an allergic reaction occurs.
Seek medical help right away.
pain gets worse or lasts for more than 10 days
redness or swelling is present
new symptoms occur
ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. IT IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT NOT TO USE ASPIRIN DURING THE LAST 3 MONTHS OF PREGNANCY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY DIRECTED TO DO SO BY A DOCTOR BECAUSE IT MAY CAUSE PROBLEMS IN THE UNBORN CHILD OR COMPLICATIONS DURING THE DELIVERY. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.