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Drug name

Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets

DL-lysine acetyl salicylate

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Please read the instructions for use carefully before taking this medicine as it contains important information for you.

Always take the medication exactly as directed in this leaflet or as provided by your doctor or pharmacist.

· Keep the leaflet. You may need to read it again later.

· Talk to your pharmacist for advice and information.

· If you have any side effects, tell your doctor or pharmacist. This also applies to any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.

· You should contact your doctor if you don't feel better or if you feel worse after 3 days.

Do not leave this drug out of the reach of children.

What's in this brochure?

1. What is ASPEGIC 500 mg, powder for oral solution in sachet and in which cases is it used?

2. What should I know before taking Aspegic 500 mg, powder for oral solution in sachet?

3. How to take Aspegic 500 mg, powder for oral solution in sachet?

4. What are the possible side effects?

5. Storage of Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets?

6. Package contents and other information.

1. WHAT IS ASPEGIC 500 mg, powder for oral solution in sachet AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?

Pharmacotherapeutic group: other analgesics and antipyretics - ATC code: N02BA01.

This medication contains aspirin. Aspirin belongs to a family of non - steroidal anti - inflammatory drugs.

Aspirin can be used for pain (analgesic) to lower a fever (antipyretic) and / or reduce inflammation.

Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachet contains 500 mg aspirin.

It is used:

· If pain and / or fever with headache, flu-like illness, toothache, pain for adults and children over 30 kg (approx. 9 to 15 years)

· In the treatment of certain rheumatic diseases in adults and children over 20 kg (approx. 6 years) seek medical advice. Medical follow-up is needed.

2. WHAT TO TAKE BEFORE ASPEGIC 500 mg, powder, in sachet for oral solution?

If your doctor has told you (e) you have an intolerance to certain sugars, consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Do not take the Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets:

· If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to aspirin or any of the other ingredients in Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachet, mentioned in section 6.

If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any drug in the same family as aspirin (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug).

If you have ever had asthma caused by aspirin or a drug in the same family.

· If you currently have an ulcer of the stomach or duodenum.

· If you have bleeding or if your doctor has identified your risk of bleeding.

· If you have severe liver, kidney or heart disease.

· In pregnancy from the beginning of 6. Month (more than 24 weeks of pregnancy) for doses of aspirin over 100 mg daily.

If you are taking any other medicines, make sure that the association with Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachet is not against indicated (see 'Other medicines and Aspegic 500 mg powder for solution in oral sachet').

If you are diagnosed with mastocytosis (disease of the cells involved in allergic reactions), as there is a risk of severe allergic reactions.

IF IN DOUBT, DO NOT HESITATE TO YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST.

Warnings and Precautions

Before using Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets

Aspegic 500 mg, powder for oral solution in sachet is available without a prescription. However, you should consult your doctor before taking this medicine if:

Rheumatic diseases,

Hereditary red blood cell disease, also called G6PD deficiency (because high doses of aspirin can destroy red blood cells),

History of ulcers of the stomach or duodenum, or inflammation of the stomach (gastritis)

History of gastrointestinal bleeding (vomiting blood or blood in your stool),

Kidney disease or liver disease,

· hard times,

· If you are already on another anti-inflammatory or anticoagulant treatment (see section "Other medicines and Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachet" for further details)

· Viral disease, especially chickenpox or flu syndrome: Reye 's syndrome (rare, very serious involving predominantly neurological and liver damage) has been observed in children with a viral disease and receiving aspirin.

If your child is less than a month old, you should first consult your doctor before using any medication containing aspirin, regardless of dosage.

During treatment in children

This dosage is suitable for adults and children over 30 kg (from approx. 9 years) for pain or fever for adults and children over 20 kg (from approx. 6 years) with rheumatism. For children of different weights, there are other presentations of aspirin, the dosage of which is more suitable. Do not hesitate to ask your doctor or pharmacist.

During treatment, ask your doctor immediately if you:

· Impaired consciousness or behavior and vomiting, stopping treatment for Reye's syndrome is possible (see “Before using Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets”)

Bleeding or pain in the abdomen,

· An asthma attack. This could be a sign of an allergy, aspirin, or a non - steroidal anti - inflammatory.

Due to the sustained high doses of pain relievers, you should not increase the dose of Aspegic 500 mg powder for the oral solution in sachets for headaches.

Regular use of pain reliever medication can lead to kidney complications.

If you have an operation

Aspirin increases the risk of bleeding even at very low doses, even if you have been taking this drug for several days.

Notify your doctor, surgeon, anesthetist, or dentist with this medicine if you need an operation or intervention, even minor.

Blood tests

Tell your doctor if you need to do a blood test because aspirin can change the levels of uric acid in the blood.

Children and adolescents

Not applicable.

Other medicines and Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets

To take you Not the large doses ofAspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets (see 'Dosage'):

· If you are taking higher doses up to 20 mg / week methotrexate (a drug used to treat certain cancers and treat some rheumatism).

If you are taking an oral anticoagulant (a drug used to thin the blood) and you have a history of stomach or duodenal ulcer.

Unless your doctor tells you, you shouldn't:

· Aspegic high doses of 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets (see 'Dosage') , if you are already taking:

o an oral anticoagulant or heparin (medicines used to thin the blood)

o a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug or a corticosteroid (medicines used to treat rheumatic disease, pain, or inflammation).

· Aspegic low doses of 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets (50 to 375 mg daily) , if you are already taking:

o an oral anticoagulant (medicine used to thin the blood) and it has a history of ulcer of the stomach or duodenum.

· Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets independently of the dose , if you are already taking medication based:

o ticlopidine or clopidogrel (medicines used to thin the blood),

o benzbromarone or probenecid (medicines used to treat gout),

o Levothyroxine (drug used to treat an underactive secretory thyroid),

o pemetrexed (medicine to treat certain types of cancer),

o anagrelide (medicine used to reduce the number of platelets in the blood),

o Defibrotide (drug used to treat a disease in which blood vessels in the liver are damaged and blocked by blood clots)

o acetazolamide (used to reduce pressure on the eye or the rate of carbon dioxide in the blood)

o ticagrelor (drug used to prevent platelet aggregation).

The Vaccination against chickenpox: it is recommended to wait 6 weeks after vaccination before taking this medicine.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines.

Aspegic 500 mg powder for oral solution in sachets with food, drink and alcohol

Alcohol consumption should be avoided during treatment due to the increased risk of injury to the gastrointestinal tract.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or plan to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

pregnancy

Low doses up to 100 mg per day:

During pregnancy, if necessary, your specialist doctor may need to prescribe aspirin at very low doses (less than or equal to 100 mg daily) in exceptional circumstances requiring special monitoring. If so, it is very important to scrupulously respect your doctor's prescription without exceeding the prescribed doses, and no other drugs contain aspirin (including non-prescription drugs).

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