Ecotrin Regular Strength Description
The Aspirin Regimen That's Smart For Your Heart
Safety Coated Aspirin (NSAID) Pain Reliever
#1 Cardiologist Recommended Aspirin
Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to: headache; minor arthritis pain; toothache; menstrual pain; muscle pain; colds; or as recommended by a doctor.
Adults and children 12 years of age and over: Take 1 to 2 tablets every 4 hours, while symptoms persist. Drink a full glass of water with each dose. Do not take more than 12 tablets in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.
Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.
Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: hives; shock; facial swelling; asthma (wheezing).
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you are age 60 or older; have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems; take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug; take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others); have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product; take more or for a longer time than directed.
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.
Ask a doctor before use if stomach bleeding warning applies to you; you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn; you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease; you are taking a diuretic; you have asthma.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for diabetes, gout, or arthritis.
Stop use and ask a doctor if allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away. You experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding: feel faint; vomit blood; have bloody or black stools; have stomach pain that does not get better; pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days; redness or swelling is present; any new symptoms appear; ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs. These could be signs of a serious condition.
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 definitely directed to do so by a doctor because if may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.