What are Numark Aspirin Dispersible Tablets?
These Numark tablets are a form of treatment that treats blood clots which can cause a stroke or a heart attack. The active ingredient in these tablets is aspirin which is a painkiller which is found in a number of treatments of pain. Aspirin is also found in tablets that are used after a heart attack or stroke to reduce blood clots by widening the blood vessels. These tablets should not be used as a painkiller, instead consult a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using any treatment.
How does aspirin work?
Aspirin is in a class of drugs known as NSAIDS (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs). NSAIDS work by blocking chemicals known as prostaglandins which causes the skin tissue to swell and trigger pain signals. NSAIDS work to reduce pain and reduce swelling because it is an analgesic. Aspirin is also a drug that can reduce a fever and fight inflammation. As well as working as a painkiller, aspirin can also reduce the risk of a heart attack and a stroke. This is thanks to prevents platelets in the blood from clotting in the arteries, improving blood flow, making aspirin the only painkiller that can save lives.
Who are these aspirin tablets suitable for?
These tablets are suitable to be used by adults and children aged 16 and over. They should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the tablets. They should also not be used if any of the following applies:
- Are allergic to any other NSAIDS
- Have had an asthma attack
- Have or have had a stomach ulcer or in the small intestine
- Ever had the problem of the blood not clotting properly
- Had severe kidney or liver problems
- Suffer from gout
If you are taking any treatment for any other condition, you should speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using.
Can anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use these tablets?
Aspirin should not be taken in the last 3 months of pregnancy. Before taking any tablets when pregnant or breastfeeding, consult a medical professional for advice.
How should Numark Aspirin Dispersible Tablets be used?
The recommended dosage depends on the severity. In most cases, take 1-2 tablets a day unless told otherwise by a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist. Consult for advice if you are unsure of what to use.
Are there any side effects?
Like with many types of medication, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects of using these tablets include:
- Reddening of the skin
- Unusual bleeding
- A runny nose
- A headache
If you notice any side effect, stop using and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
Why do I need to answer questions to buy this product?
You do not need a prescription for Aspirin Tablets, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist 4 U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that this is the best choice for you.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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