Ascriptin Side Effects

Generic Name: aluminum hydroxide / aspirin / calcium carbonate / magnesium hydroxide

Note: This document contains side effect information about aluminum hydroxide / aspirin / calcium carbonate / magnesium hydroxide. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ascriptin.

Some side effects of Ascriptin may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

Applies to aluminum hydroxide / aspirin / calcium carbonate / magnesium hydroxide: oral tablet

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking aluminum hydroxide / aspirin / calcium carbonate / magnesium hydroxide: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have symptoms of stomach bleeding such as black, bloody, or tarry stools, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

Stop using aluminum hydroxide, aspirin, calcium carbonate, and magnesium hydroxide and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance;

  • little or no urinating;

  • easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;

  • redness, swelling, or increasing pain;

  • hearing loss, ringing in your ears; or

  • nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Common side effects may include:

  • mild heartburn, mild nausea, upset stomach; or

  • diarrhea, stomach cramps.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

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