Label: BUFFERIN- aspirin tablet

  • NDC Code(s): 55741-013-13
  • Packager: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc.
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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Drug Label Information

Updated June 15, 2016

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    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient (in each tablet)

    Buffered aspirin equal to 325 mg aspirin (NSAID)1 (buffered with magnesium carbonate, calcium carbonate and magnesium oxide)

    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • Purpose

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains associated with:
      • headache
      • minor pain of arthritis
      • backache
      • toothache
      • the common cold
      • muscular aches
      • premenstrual & menstrual cramps
    • temporarily reduces fever
  • Warnings

    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
    • facial swelling
    • shock
    • 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 are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.

    Ask a doctor before use if

    • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
    • stomach bleeding warning applies to you
    • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
    • you have asthma
    • you are taking a diuretic

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for

    • gout
    • diabetes
    • arthritis

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • 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
    • an allergic reaction occurs
    • symptoms do not improve
    • 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 (1-800-222-1222) right away.

  • Directions

    • adults and children 12 years and over: 2 tablets with a full glass of water. Dosage may be repeated every 4 hours while symptoms persist. Do not exceed 12 tablets in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.
    • children under 12 years: do not use unless directed by a doctor
  • Other information

    • each tablet contains: calcium 35 mg and magnesium 40 mg
    • store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
    • see end flap for expiration date and lot number
  • Inactive ingredients

    citric acid, corn starch, dibasic sodium phosphate, hydrogenated vegetable oil, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, shellac wax, simethicone, sodium lauryl sulfate, talc, titanium dioxide

  • Questions or comments?


  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 130 Tablet Bottle Box

    NDC 55741-013-13

    Tough on pain. Gentler to your stomach.
    than plain aspirin*



    Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer

    325 mg EACH


    PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 130 Tablet Bottle Box
    aspirin tablet
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:55741-013
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    Aspirin (UNII: R16CO5Y76E) (Aspirin - UNII:R16CO5Y76E) Aspirin 325 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    citric acid monohydrate (UNII: 2968PHW8QP)  
    starch, corn (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic (UNII: GR686LBA74)  
    hypromelloses (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    cellulose, microcrystalline (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    polyethylene glycols (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    propylene glycol (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    sodium lauryl sulfate (UNII: 368GB5141J)  
    talc (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    titanium dioxide (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color WHITE Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 11mm
    Flavor Imprint Code B
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:55741-013-13 1 in 1 BOX 05/24/2016
    1 130 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part343 05/24/2016
    Labeler - Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc. (802315887)