A A S 500 mg 20 comprimidos
Acetylsalicylic acid tablets to relieve pain and treat fever in adults and adolescents from 16 years old
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What is A.A.S. 500 mg and what it is used for
Acetylsalicylic acid, the active substance in this medicine, works by reducing pain and fever.
This medication is indicated in adults and children over the age of 16 for:
- Symptomatic relief of occasional mild or moderate pain.
- Treatment of fever.
How to take A.A.S. 500 mg
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The route of administration for this medicine is orally. The medicine should be taken with meals or with milk, especially if digestive discomfort is noted. This medicine should not be taken on an empty stomach.
The recommended dose is:
Adults and over 16 years: 1 tablet of A.A.S. 500 mg every four to six hours, that is, 500 mg of acetylsalicylic acid every four to six hours, if necessary, while symptoms persist. No more than 8 tablets should be administered daily, that is, 4 grams of acetylsalicylic acid in 24 hours.
Administration is subject to the onset of symptoms and should be discontinued when symptoms disappear.
If the pain persists for more than 5 days, or the fever for more than 3 days, or other symptoms worsen or appear, you should stop treatment and consult a doctor.
Patients with liver or kidney problems: they should consult a doctor since it may be necessary to reduce the dose of acetylsalicylic acid.
Always use the lowest dose that is effective.
Your doctor will indicate the duration of your treatment with A.A.S. 500 mg
Use in children and adolescents
This medicine should not be administered to children under 16 years of age.
Use in elderly patients
Elderly people should not take this medication without consulting their doctor, as they are more likely to suffer from its side effects.