What are Asprin dispersible tablets used for?
Blood clots in an artery can cause heart attacks. Use Asprin dispersible tablets to prevent blood clots. Heart attack patients should take aspirin to reduce the risk of further attacks.
What are the symptoms of a Heart attack?
Chest pain can be an indication of a heart attack. Also, pain may radiate to the jaw,neck arms and back. Shortness of breath is another symptom. In addition, you may feel week and lightheaded. A heart attack is a medical emergency. Call an ambulance immediately. Give the patient aspirin while waiting, if they are not allergic to it.
Dispersible Aspirin tablets belong to a group of medicines which have analgesic (pain relieving),
anti-inflammatory (inflammation reducing) and anti-pyretic (temperature reducing) properties.
Aspirin also acts on the blood helping to prevent the formation of blood clots.
These tablets may be used help prevent heart attacks and stroke in patients who have previously
suffered such events, in patients who have unstable angina and following by-pass surgery.
Disperse the tablet(s) in a glass of water and drink. Can also be chewed and swallowed.
Use in adults
The recommended dose for long-term use is 1-2 tablets (75-150mg) once a day. In some
circumstances a higher dose may be appropriate, especially in the short-term, and up to 4 tablets
(300mg) a day may be used on the advice of a doctor.
Use in children and adolescents
Use in children and adolescents under 16 years old is not recommended (see section 2 under
‘Children and adolescents’ for further information).