Aspirin 300mg Dispersible Tablets 32s
- Relieves mild to medrate pain
- Treats sciatica, period pain, tooth ache, headaches and more
- One of the most commonly used medicines
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What are dispersible Aspirin 300mg tablets?
Aspirin dispersible tablets provide effective pain relief for a number of different conditions. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine that can be used for the treatment of pain, inflammation and fever.
Aspirin 300mg tablets are one of the most popular choices of medicine for relieving pain and are available to purchase over the counter.
You can buy Aspirin dispersible tablets from Medicine Direct following a brief online consultation with one of our certified doctors, who will prescribe you these tablets after reviewing your symptoms and medical history. You can then order them from our online pharmacy, with free next day delivery if you order by 2pm.
What are Aspirin 300mg tablets used to treat?
Dispersible Aspirin tablets are a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine which can be used for various different conditions. Chiefly, this medicine is taken for the relief of mild to moderate pain associated with various conditions, including period pains, sciatica, toothache, migraines, headaches, muscle aches, stiffness, sore throat and neuralgia.
This form of Aspirin should be dissolved in a glass of water before you take it.
It is suitable for use by adults and children who are over the age of 16 years old, for the relief of mild to moderate pain.
Who are Aspirin tablets suitable for?
300mg Aspirin tablets relieve the symptoms of mild to moderate pain in a wide range of conditions, but they are not suitable for everyone to take.
Do not use Aspirin 300mg tablets if:
- You currently have or have recently had gout
- You have haemophilia or any bleeding conditions
- You have a stomach ulcer or have ever had problems with ulcers before
- You are allergic to Aspirin or any other NSAIDs
- You are in the last 3 months of pregnancy
- You are breastfeeding
- You are allergic to any of the ingredients in this medicine (please see the Ingredients tab for full details)
Make sure you consult your doctor before taking 300mg Aspirin tablets if:
- You are intolerant to some sugars (these tablets contain lactose)
- You have dehydration
- You have asthma or have ever had it in the past
- You have been told that you are deficient in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
This medicine should not be given to children who are under the age of 16 years old, unless a doctor specifically advises it.
Please refer to the Warnings and Drug Interactions tab for a list of medicines that you should not take at the same time as Aspirin tablets.
How to take Aspirin300mg Dispersible Tablets
Before taking dispersible Aspirin tablets, you must first dissolve them in a glass of water.
Take 1 to 3 tablets with water, every 4 hours. Do not take more than 4 doses of Aspirin in one period of 24 hours.
A lower dose than this is recommended for elderly people.
Consult your doctor if you continue to experience symptoms for longer than 3 days of using this medicine.
Buy Aspirin 300mg Dispersible tablets online safely
Only purchase medicine online if is from a UK registered pharmacy that is regulated by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), like Medicine Direct.
Our doctors are all registered with the General Medical Council, so they are fully qualified to prescribe medicine, just like your local GP.
We are able to guarantee nothing but genuine and safe medication, which will be despatched directly to you from our UK-based pharmacy.
We offer free UK delivery on all orders, and if you place your order by 2pm we can also offer free next day delivery.
Aspirin Dosage and Directions
Or doctors and pharmacists prescribe Aspirin in accordace with NICE prescribing guidelines.
Take Aspirin 300mg as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist. Read the patient information leaflet thoroughly before you start taking this medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice if you are not sure how to take it.
Do not give this medicine to children under the age of 16 years old.
If you take more Aspirin than you should
If you take more than the recommended dose of Aspirin dispersible 300mg tablets, you should seek medical attention immediately. Take any remaining tablets with you, along with the packaging and the patient information leaflet.
If you forget to take Aspirin
If you miss a dose, just wait until it is time for your next scheduled dose, then continue taking Aspirin tablets as normal. Do not take an extra dose of 300mg tablets to try and make up for missing a previous one.
Do not store Aspirin dispersible 300mg tablets in conditions above 25C. Make sure you close the bottle tightly to avoid moisture.
If you notice the appearance of the 300mg tablets have changed in any way, do not use them.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Aspirin 300mg Dispersible side effects
Like any medicine, Aspirin dispersible 300mg tablets come with the risk of certain side effects, although they will not affect everyone who takes it.
Milder side effects of using this medicine may include:
- Nose bleeds (go to your doctor immediately if your nose bleed is severe or lasts for a long time)
- Hearing problems, such as ringing of the ears
- Feeling dizzy (vertigo)
- Feelings of confusion
- Feeling sick
- Being sick
- Changes to the stomach lining, such as ulcers or swelling
- An increase in bleeding time when you cut yourself, or bleeding under the skin that may look like bruising
Seek medical advice if any of these reactions bother you or do not go away.
Please note, this list is not exhaustive. Please read the Side Effects tab on this page for rarer and more serious reactions you may suffer while taking Aspirin tablets.
Serious Side Effects
Most people will not have any problems while taking Aspirin, but in rare cases, you may experience more serious side effects, which may include:
- Bleeding on the brain, which can cause a stroke or severe headache
- Stomach problems such as pain, heartburn or indigestion
- Passing blood in your stools, or passing stools that are black and tarry
- Blood or dark particles that resemble coffee granules if you are sick
Contact your doctor for advice immediately if you experience any of the symptoms listed above.
Severe allergic reaction
It is possible to suffer a severe allergic reaction to Aspirin (Anaphylaxis).
You should either go to A&E or dial 999 immediately if you have any of the following symptoms:
- You have swelling in your face, throat, lips, mouth or tongue
- You have tightness in your chest or throat
- You are wheezing or your asthma gets worse
- You have a skin rash that is red, itchy, swollen, blistered or peeling skin
- You are finding it difficult to breathe or speak
You may require immediate treatment in hospital.
If you have any concerns about possible undesired effects, we strongly advise you to speak to your doctor for more information. Always read the patient information leaflet, which will come with your leaflet and will offer advice on what to do if you get any side effects. It will also provide a comprehensive list of undesired effects you may suffer.
Aspirin 300mg Warnings and drug interactions
Before taking Aspirin dispersible 300mg tablets, you should inform your pharmacist or doctor if you are already taking any other medicines, whether they are for pain relief or another condition entirely. This includes all prescription and non-prescription medicines, herbal remedies, vitamins or supplements you are currently taking or have recently taken.
In particular, you should inform them if you are currently taking any of the following:
- Epilepsy medicines, such as Phenytoin
- Methotrexate (for arthritis, tumours or psoriasis)
- Antacids for indigestion relief
- High blood pressure medicines, including diuretics, Angio-II receptor antagonists and ACE inhibitors
- Corticosteroids for arthritis, asthma and inflammatory conditions, such as hydrocortisone
- Anti-inflammatory medication or steroids for pain and inflammation, such as ibuprofen
- Metoclopramide, a medicine for digestive disorders and sickness
- Probenecid or sulphinpyrazone, to treat gout
- Medicines to thin the blood, such as Warfarin or Heparin
In some cases, aspirin can cause asthma to get worse or bronchospasm (narrowing of the airways). It can also cause bleeding; if you experience any unusual bleeding, you must contact your doctor immediately.
To avoid this risk, children under 16 years old should not take Aspirin unless specifically advised to do so by a doctor.
Whatever you are taking these tablets for, do not take more than four doses in 24 hours. If you have been taking 300mg dispersible Aspirin tablets for 3 days and your symptoms have still not improved, you should make an appointment to see your doctor. They may wish to rule out a more serious condition.
If you have any doubts or concerns about whether dispersible 300mg Aspirin tablets are a suitable medicine for you to take, please do not hesitate to consult your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
If you are pregnant, you are advised to not use Aspirin dispersible 300mg tablets unless specifically instructed to do so by your doctor.
High doses of Aspirin in the late stages of pregnancy can cause serious complications for a mother and her baby. This is also a risk if you take Aspirin regularly.
Aspirin can get into your breastmilk and harm your baby, so you should use take this medicine if you are currently breastfeeding.
Make sure your doctor is aware if you are currently pregnant, trying to get pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
The active ingredient contained in this medicine is aspirin 300mg.
The inactive ingredients also contained are lactose, sodium saccharin, potato starch, citric acid, sodium lauryl sulphate, talc and calcium carbonate.
Do not use this medication if you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed here.
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