Label: ASPIRIN ADULT LOW STRENGTH- aspirin tablet, chewable
- NDC Code(s): 55312-259-68
- Packager: Western Family Foods Inc
- Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
- DEA Schedule: None
- Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final
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- Active ingredient (in each tablet)
Aspirin 81 mg (NSAID)*
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugClose
temporarily relieves minor aches and painsClose
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:
- 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 any pain reliever/fever reducer
- for at least 7 days after tonsillectomy or oral surgery unless directed by a doctor
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 have asthma
- you are taking a diuretic
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if
you are taking a prescription drug for
Stop use and ask a doctor if
- an 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
- ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
- pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
- fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
- new symptoms occur
- redness or swelling is present
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 it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
Keep out of reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)
- drink a full glass of water with each dose
- adults and children 12 years and over take 4 to 8 tablets every 4 hours while symptoms persist.
Do not exceed 48 tablets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor.
- children under 12 do not use unless directed by a doctor
- Other information
- store at 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF)
- Inactive ingredients
corn starch, dextrose excipient, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, flavors, saccharin sodiumClose
- Principal Display Panel
Pain Reliever (NSAID)
ADULT Low Strength
COMPARE TO ST. JOSEPH® active ingredient
- INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
ASPIRIN ADULT LOW STRENGTH
aspirin tablet, chewable
Product Information Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:55312-259 Route of Administration ORAL Active Ingredient/Active Moiety Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength ASPIRIN (UNII: R16CO5Y76E) (ASPIRIN - UNII:R16CO5Y76E) ASPIRIN 81 mg Inactive Ingredients Ingredient Name Strength SACCHARIN SODIUM (UNII: SB8ZUX40TY) STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ) Product Characteristics Color ORANGE (Light Orange) Score no score Shape ROUND Size 8mm Flavor ORANGE Imprint Code L467 Contains Packaging # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date 1 NDC:55312-259-68 1 in 1 CARTON 1 36 in 1 BOTTLE Marketing Information Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date OTC monograph not final part343 09/18/2001 Labeler - Western Family Foods Inc (192166072)