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Bayer Plus Extra Strength

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 16, 2020.

Dosage form: tablet, coated
Ingredients: ASPIRIN 500mg
Labeler: Bayer HealthCare LLC.
NDC Code: 0280-2040

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Bayer Plus-Extra Strength

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Buffered Aspirin 500 mg (NSAID)


nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Uses

for the temporary relief of

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

Warnings

Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like 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:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • 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 are allergic to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

Ask a doctor before use if
  • stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
  • you are taking a diuretic
  • you have asthma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

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

  • gout
  • diabetes
  • 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 more than 10 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • fever lasts more than 3 days
  • new symptoms occur
  • ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs

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.

Directions
  • drink a full glass of water with each dose
  • adults and children 12 years and over: take 1 or 2 caplets every 4 to 6 hours as needed, not to exceed 8 caplets in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: consult a doctor

Other information
  • each caplet contains: calcium 140 mg
  • save carton for full directions and warnings
  • store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).

Inactive ingredients

calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, D&C red #7 calcium lake, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, FD&C red #40 aluminum lake, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide, zinc stearate

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BAYER PLUS   EXTRA STRENGTH
aspirin tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-2040
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ASPIRIN (ASPIRIN) ASPIRIN500 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CALCIUM CARBONATE 
CARNAUBA WAX 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
STARCH, CORN 
D&C RED NO. 7 
ALUMINUM OXIDE 
FD&C BLUE NO. 2 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
HYPROMELLOSES 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
SHELLAC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
ZINC STEARATE 
Product Characteristics
ColorwhiteScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize19mm
FlavorImprint CodeEXTRA;STRENGTH;BAYER;PLUS
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0280-2040-501 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
150 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34301/12/2015
Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)

 
Bayer HealthCare LLC.