Aspirin

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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

Micropirin · Dexcel Pharma Ltd

Dexcel Pharma Ltd
Micropirin
Tablets e/c 75mg, 300mg
A3 · Amber 3 · No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Airtight container
Protect from moisture
Aspirin gradually hydrolyses in moist air and emits a vinegar-like odour. Must be protected from moisture and heat.
9th November 2015

NuSeals Aspirin · Alliance Pharmaceuticals

Alliance Pharmaceuticals
NuSeals Aspirin
Tablets e/c 75mg, 300mg
G1 · Green 1 · Stability data indicates that the drug is suitable for CAs and there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Airtight container
Protect from moisture
Short term stability in compliance aids (therefore store for a maximum of 8 days in MCA). Store in airtight containers. Protect from moisture.
27th April 2015

generic · Non-proprietary

Non-proprietary
generic
Tablets 300mg
A1 · Amber 1 · Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Protect from moisture
Drug hydrolyses in moist air and the rate of hydrolysis is increased by heat. Maximum 8 days in compliance aid.
11th May 2015

generic · Non-proprietary

Non-proprietary
generic
Tablets dispersible 75mg, 300mg
A1 · Amber 1 · Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Protect from moisture
Drug hydrolyses in moist air and the rate of hydrolysis is increased by heat. Maximum 8 days in MCA.
11th May 2015

Caprin · Pinewood Healthcare

Pinewood Healthcare
Caprin
Tablets e/c, f/c 75mg, 300mg
A1 · Amber 1 · Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Protect from moisture
Drug hydrolyses in moist air and the rate of hydrolysis is increased by heat. Maximum 8 days in compliance aid.
11th May 2015

NuSeals · Alliance Pharmaceuticals

Alliance Pharmaceuticals
NuSeals
Tablets e/c 75mg, 300mg
A3 · Amber 3 · No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Airtight container
Protect from moisture
Aspirin gradually hydrolyses in moist air and emits a vinegar-like odour. Must be protected from moisture and heat.
9th November 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Low dose as antiplatelet agent

Low dose as antiplatelet agent
Clopidogrel, Dipyridamole
Very limited published evidence of safety for low-dose aspirin and no adverse effects reported with low dose aspirin in breastfed infants
Low doses (81mg daily) considered to present a low risk but avoid in infants with a viral infection or fever
Used in full-term neonates from birth
See also Note in summary
20th October 2016

For pain

For pain
Paracetamol, Ibuprofen
Case reports in breastfed infants of metabolic acidosis (after prolonged, high dose; n=1) and symptoms of thrombocytopenic purpura (dose and not specified; n=1)
Use only if other simple analgesics are not suitable. Do not use in infants with a viral infection or fever
Monitor infant for signs of bruising or bleeding, which may be prolonged
See also summary