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BOOTS ASPIRIN 300MG DISPERSIBLE TABLETS

Active substance: ASPIRIN

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Dispersible
Aspirin
300mg
Tablets
100 tablets

• Methotrexate (for psoriasis, arthritis or tumours)
• Antacids for indigestion
• Probenecid or sulphinpyrazone for gout
• Anti-depressants e.g. citalopram
Before using aspirin inform your doctor about the medicines you are
taking. If you are using aspirin regularly seek advice of your doctor
before taking any other medicine (including other medicines that you
have bought).
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Aspirin should not be taken in the last three months of pregnancy. Do
not take this medicine if you are breastfeeding.

Do not give to children under 16 years of age unless on the advice of a
doctor.
If symptoms persist for more than 3 days consult your doctor.
Warnings:
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE
Do not take if you are allergic to aspirin or any other anti-inflammatory
pain killers or any of the other ingredients, if you have or ever had a
stomach ulcer, or have or ever had gout or blood clotting disorders.
Consult your doctor before taking aspirin if you are pregnant or
breastfeeding, you suffer from asthma or are taking other medication.
Storage:
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original package.
KEEP OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN.
Use by the date on the label edge.
PL Holder:
Aspar Pharmaceuticals Ltd, London, NW9 0EQ
PL 08977/0003

3. HOW TO TAKE THE TABLETS
Do not take these tablets without discussing it with your doctor first.
Dosage in adults, the elderly and children over the age of 16 years:
Take 1 to 3 tablets with water, every 4 hours.
Do not take more than 4 doses in any 24 hours.
A lower dose is recommended for the elderly.
When taking this medicine, it is important to remember the following:
• The tablets must be dissolved in a glass of water before taking
• Do not give to children aged under 16 years unless told to by your
doctor
• Do not exceed the stated dose
• Seek medical attention IMMEDIATELY if you accidentally take too

Dispersible Aspirin 300mg Tablets
Read attached leaflet for full instructions before use.
Ingredients: Each Tablet contains active: aspirin 300mg.
Also contains inactive: lactose, sodium saccharin, potato
starch, citric acid, sodium lauryl sulphate, talc and calcium
carbonate.
Usage: For the relief of mild to moderate pain including
headache, migraine, neuralgia (nerve pain), toothache,
sore throat and period pains. For the symptomatic relief
of colds and flu,rheumatic pain, sprains and strains,
muscular aches, fibrositis, sciatica, lumbago, joint swelling
and stiffness.
How to take: Check the bottle seal is not broken before
first use. If it is do not take the tablets.

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For oral use. The tablets must be dispersed in water before
use.
Dosage: Adults, the elderly and children over 16 years:
1 to 3 tablets to be swallowed with water every 4 hours, or as
directed by your doctor. Not more than 4 doses in any 24
hours. A lower dose is recommended for the elderly.
Do not give to children under 16 years of age unless on the
advice of a doctor.
If symptoms persist for more than 3 days consult your doctor.
Warnings:
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE
Do not take if you are allergic to aspirin or any other

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Read attached leaflet for full instructions before use.
Ingredients: Each Tablet contains active: aspirin 300mg.
Also contains inactive: lactose, sodium saccharin, potato
starch, citric acid, sodium lauryl sulphate, talc and calcium
carbonate.
Usage: For the relief of mild to moderate pain including
headache, migraine, neuralgia (nerve pain), toothache, sore
throat and period pains. For the symptomatic relief of colds
and flu, rheumatic pain, sprains and strains, muscular aches,
fibrositis, sciatica, lumbago, joint swelling and stiffness.
How to take: Check the bottle seal is not broken before first
use. If it is do not take the tablets.
For oral use. The tablets must be dispersed in water before
use.
Dosage: Adults, the elderly and children over 16 years:
1 to 3 tablets to be swallowed with water every 4 hours, or as
directed by your doctor. Not more than 4 doses in any 24
hours. A lower dose is recommended for the elderly.

Patient Information Leaflet for
Dispersible Aspirin Tablets 300mg
Read this leaflet carefully before taking these tablets.
It does not contain all the information about your medicine that you may
need to know, so ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
This leaflet only applies to Dispersible Aspirin Tablets 300mg.
1. WHAT THESE TABLETS DO
These tablets contain Aspirin which is a type of painkiller. It is used to
relieve pain, swelling and high temperature. It can be used to treat
headaches, migraine, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat, period pains
and for the relief of sprains, strains, rheumatic pain, sciatica, lumbago,

many tablets
• If you miss a dose, do not take a double dose to make up for the
missed dose
• If symptoms persist for more than 3 days consult your doctor

muscle aches, fibrositis, joint swelling and stiffness.
2. CHECK BEFORE YOU TAKE
Do not take these tablets if you:
• Are allergic to Aspirin, NSAIDs which includes those when in attacks of
asthma, angioedema, uticaria or rhinitis have been precipitated by
aspirin or any other NSAID or any of the other ingredients listed in
section 6
• Have a stomach ulcer or have had problems with ulcers in the past
• Suffer from haemophilia or any other bleeding condition
• Suffer from gout or had in the past
• Are in the last 3 months of pregnancy or are breast feeding

• Stomach problems including pain, indigestion or heartburn
• Allergic reactions such as skin rash, swelling of the face, neck or throat,
worsening of asthma, difficulty in breathing
• Bleeding on the brain which may cause a severe headache or stroke
These other effects are less serious.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
If they bother you talk to a pharmacist:
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some.
• Feeling sick, being sick, changes to the stomach lining (swelling or
If you get any of these serious side effects, stop taking the tablets.
ulcers)
See a doctor at once:
• Increased bleeding time when you cut yourself, bleeding under the
• You are sick and it contains blood or dark particles that look like coffee skin which may look like bruising
grounds
• Nose bleeds (if a nose bleed is severe or lasts for a long time, talk to a
• Pass blood in your stools or pass black tarry stools
doctor straight away)

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anti-inflammatory pain killers or any of the other ingredients, if
you have or ever had a stomach ulcer, or have or ever had gout
or blood clotting disorders. Consult your doctor before taking
aspirin if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you suffer from
asthma or are taking other medication.
Storage:
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original package.
KEEP OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN.
Use by the date on the label edge.
PL Holder:
Aspar Pharmaceuticals Ltd, London, NW9 0EQ
PL 08977/0003

Important warning:
Do not give this medicine to children under the age of 16 unless your
doctor tells you. This is because there is a possible association between
Aspirin and Reye’s Syndrome when given to children. Reye’s syndrome
is a very rare disease, which can be fatal.
Take special care and tell your doctor if you:
• Are intolerant to some sugars as these tablets contain lactose
• Have asthma or have ever had it in the past
• Have dehydration
• Have been told you are deficient in glucose-6-phosphate
dehydrogenase

• Hearing problems (e.g. ringing in the ears) feeling dizzy (vertigo),
feeling confused
5. STORING YOUR MEDICINE
Keep your medicine in a safe place where children cannot see or reach it.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original packaging to protect from light and moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date printed on the packaging.
6. MORE ABOUT YOUR MEDICINE
The active ingredient in these tablets is aspirin 300mg.
The inactive ingredients are lactose, sodium saccharin, potato starch,

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are already taking any of the
following medicines, as their effectiveness may be influenced by
aspirin if they are taken at the same time.
• Metoclopramide (for sickness and digestive disorders)
• Blood thinning medicines such as Heparin, Warfarin or nicoumalone
• Corticosteroids e.g. hydrocortisone (which can be used for arthritis,
asthma and inflammatory conditions)
• Anti-inflammatory medicines or steroids for pain and inflammation
e.g. ibuprofen
• High blood pressure medicines e.g. diuretic/water tablets, Angio-ll
receptor antagonists or ACE inhibitors
• Epilepsy medicines e.g. Phenytoin, Sodium valproate

citric acid, sodium lauryl sulphate, talc and calcium carbonate.
The product licence holder and manufacturer is
Aspar Pharmaceuticals Ltd,
29 - 30 Capitol Way, Colindale,
London, NW9 0EQ.
PL 08977/0003
Dispersible Aspirin 300mg tablets are available in blister packs of 2, 4, 8,
12, 16, 24, 32, 48, 50 or 96 tablets and they are also available in
container packs of 8, 16, 25, 32, 50,100, 250, 500, 1000 or 5000 tablets
(Not all pack sizes are marketed).
Date of text revision: April 2014

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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