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Bufferin

(asa)

Acetylsalicylic acid (Bufferin (Asa)) belongs to the groups of medications called analgesics (pain relievers), antipyretics (Fever reducers), anti-inflammatories (inflammation reducers), and platelet aggregation inhibitors (anticlotting agents). It works by interfering with the production of compounds in the body that cause pain, fever, inflammation, and Blood Clots.

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Caplet

325MG

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Acetylsalicylic acid (Bufferin (Asa)) belongs to the groups of medications called analgesics (pain relievers), antipyretics (Fever reducers), anti-inflammatories (inflammation reducers), and platelet aggregation inhibitors (anticlotting agents). It works by interfering with the production of compounds in the body that cause pain, fever, inflammation, and Blood Clots.

Acetylsalicylic acid (Bufferin (Asa)) is used to relieve pain, fever, and inflammation in various conditions such as lower back and neck pain, the flu, common cold, Burns, menstrual pain, headache, migraines, osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, sprains and strains, nerve pain, toothache, muscle pain, Bursitis (inflammation of a bursa, a fluid-filled sac located around joints and near the bones), and following surgical and dental procedures. In these situations, Bufferin (Asa) is used on an as-needed basis.

Because of the antiplatelet (anticlotting) properties of Bufferin (Asa), it may be used under the supervision of your doctor to:

  • prevent a first nonfatal Heart Attack for people who are at increased risk of having a heart attack as determined by their doctor (factors that increase your risk of heart attack include: smoking, high blood pressure, High Cholesterol, inactive lifestyle, stress, and being overweight)
  • prevent a second heart attack or Stroke
  • reduce the risk of complications or death in people with unstable Angina
  • reduce the risk of "mini-stroke" or Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • reduce the clotting properties of platelets for people who have had carotid artery surgery to prevent the recurrence of TIA and for people receiving hemodialysis through a silicone rubber access
  • prevent blood clots for people who have had a total hip replacement

Bufferin (Asa) can also be used during a heart attack to reduce the risk of dying from the heart attack.

Bufferin (Asa) may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms. Any specific brand name of Bufferin (Asa) may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here. As well, some forms of Bufferin (Asa) may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here.

Your doctor may have suggested Bufferin (Asa) for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are taking Bufferin (Asa), speak to your doctor. Do not stop taking Bufferin (Asa) without consulting your doctor.

Do not give Bufferin (Asa) to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to take Bufferin (Asa) if their doctor has not prescribed it.

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You could get Bufferin delivered at your doorstep from us in Canada if you ordered prescription medications with a valid prescription. If you are not sure if we deliver to your area, contact us.

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