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Genuine BAYER Aspirin (Bayer Healthcare)

Caplets, Gelcaps, and Tablets

Active Ingredient:                                         Purposes:
(in each caplet, gelcap, tablet)

Aspirin 325 mg ...................... pain reliever/fever reducer

Uses:   Temporarily relieves:

  • headache
  • muscle pain
  • toothache
  • menstrual pain
  • pain and fever of colds
  • minor pain of arthritis

Warnings:   Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin.

Allergy alert:   Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

Alcohol warning:   If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take aspirin or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Aspirin may cause stomach bleeding.

Do not use if you are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.

Ask a doctor before use if you have:

  • stomach problems (such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain) that continue or come back
  • bleeding problems
  • ulcers
  • asthma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for

  • anticoagulation (blood thinning)
  • gout
  • diabetes
  • arthritis

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • pain gets worse or lasts for more than 10 days
  • fever lasts for more than 3 days
  • new symptoms occur
  • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
  • redness or swelling is present

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.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • drink a full glass of water with each dose
  • adults and children 12 years and over: take 1 or 2 caplets every 4 hours not to exceed 12 caplets in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: consult a doctor

Other Information:

  • save carton for full directions and warnings
  • store at room temperature

Inactive Ingredients:

BAYER Genuine Aspirin Caplets: Cellulose, hypromellose, starch, triacetin

BAYER Genuine Aspirin Gelcaps: butylparaben, cellulose, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, gelatin, glycerin, hypromellose, methylparaben, povidone, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, shellac, sodium lauryl sulfate, sorbitan trioleate, titanium dioxide, triacetin

BAYER Genuine Aspirin Tablets: Cellulose, Hypromellose, Starch, Triacetin

How Supplied

BAYER Genuine Aspirin Original Strength 325 mg is available in bottles of 100 coated caplets, in bottles of 80 Gelcaps, and in bottles of 100 coated tablets.

Questions or comments?

1-800-331-4536 or

Bayer Corporation

PO Box 1910

Morristown, NJ 07962-1910 USA


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Further information

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