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ASPIRIN - aspirin tablet 
Cardinal Health

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Aspirin 81 mg (NSAID)*

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purpose

Pain reliever

Keep Out of Reach of Children

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)

Uses

for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains

Warnings

Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flulike 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
  • hives
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

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 other 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

  • 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 are taking a diuretic
  • you have asthma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • taking a prescription drug for diabetes, gout or arthritis

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
  • pain gets worse or lasts for more than 10 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • new symptoms appear
  • ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs

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.

Directions

  • drink a full glass of water with each dose
  • adults and children 12 years and over: take 4 to 8 tablets every 4 hours not to exceed 48 tablets
  • in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Inactive ingredients

dextrose excipient, FD&C yellow no. 6 lake, flavors, saccharin sodium, starch

Other information ■ store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Questions or Comments?

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COMPARE TO the active ingredient of BAYER® CHEWABLE ASPIRIN***

***Major® Aspirin 81mg is not manufactured or distributed by Bayer HealthCare LLC, distributor of Bayer®

Chewable Aspirin.

Gluten Free

Distributed By

MAJOR PHARMACEUTICALS

31778 Enterprise Drive, LIVONIA, MI 48150, USA

REV. 1/10

OI80420710

Cardinal Health

Zanesville, OH 43701

Principal Display Panel

Aspirin

Chewable

81 mg Tablets

Blister

Principal Display Panel

Aspirin Chewable

81 mg

30 Tablets

QTY 30

Carton

ASPIRIN 
aspirin  tablet
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG NDC Product Code (Source) 55154-0748 (0904-4040)
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
ASPIRIN (ASPIRIN) ASPIRIN 81 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
DEXTROSE  
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6  
SACCHARIN  
STARCH, CORN  
Product Characteristics
Color ORANGE Score no score
Shape ROUND Size 8mm
Flavor ORANGE Imprint Code L467
Contains     
Packaging
# NDC Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 55154-0748-9 BLISTER PACK In 1 CARTON contains a BLISTER PACK
1 5 TABLET In 1 BLISTER PACK This package is contained within the CARTON (55154-0748-9)

Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
Unapproved drug other 05/23/2011

Labeler - Cardinal Health (188557102)
Establishment
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Cardinal Health 188557102 REPACK
Revised: 05/2011Cardinal Health