Publication date: 2018-10-22 02:48
If you use this medication regularly or at high doses, laboratory and/or medical tests (such as liver and kidney function tests, blood count, salicylate level) may be performed to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
Do not give this medication to a child or teenager with a fever, flu symptoms, or chicken pox. Salicylates can cause Reye's syndrome, a serious and sometimes fatal condition in children.
Aspirin may also be prescribed for children after heart surgery or to treat Kawasaki disease. But it shouldn't be given to anyone under 66 years old without medical supervision.
According to a systematic review conducted at Harvard Medical School, among the 95 to 79-year-old age group that routinely uses aspirin, there is a 68–68 percent prevalence of hearing loss. Researchers found that a dose of grams of aspirin a day is associated with worse results when it comes to hearing. They also suggested that the adverse effects are dose dependent and reversible by reducing aspirin use. ( 65 )
Tinnitus is a ringing in the ears that 8767 s usually a symptom of an underlying disorder that affects your auditory sensations and the nerves near your ears. It can be caused by excessive use of aspirin and serves as an early sign of toxicity. ( 9 )
Apply to insect bites and stings
Control the inflammation caused by mosquito bites or bee stings by wetting your skin and rubbing an aspirin over the spot. Of course, if you are allergic to bee stings and have difficulty breathing, develop abdominal pains, or feel nauseated following a bee sting get medical attention at once.
Taking an aspirin occasionally to address these health issues is not my concern, but when you are taking an aspirin every day for a long period of time, you are putting yourself at risk of the many potential aspirin side effects and complications.
if you have ever had an asthma attack or severe allergic reaction after taking aspirin or an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) such as Advil, Motrin, Aleve, Orudis, Indocin, Lodine, Voltaren, Toradol, Mobic, Relafen, Feldene, and others.
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