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                                                 Aspirin can be found in numerous drugs

 

 

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Aspirin - is in a group of drugs called salicylates. Your surgeon will advise you not to take any medication containing (salicylates or aspirin) for at least two weeks before your surgical procedure. Aspirin containing medication causes an abnormality of blood clotting and this effect could cause excess bleeding at the time of surgery.

 

 

 

Aspirin Containing Medication List:

 

A

  • 5-Aminosalicylic Acid - (mesalamine - aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Acuprin - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Alka Seltzer - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Amigesic Capsules - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Anacin - (aspirin and caffeine - combination salicylate and stimulant)

  • APAC Improved - (aspirin and caffeine - combination salicylate and stimulant)

  • APC - (acronym for acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine)

  • Argesic SA Tablets - (salsalate - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)

  • Arthra-G -(salsalate - non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)

  • Arthritis Pain Formula - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Arthritis Strength Bufferin - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Arthropan  - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Arthropan Liquid  - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Ascriptin - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Ascriptin with Codeine Tablets - (aspirin + narcotic pain reliever - drug class: salicylates)

  • ALL ASCRIPTIN PRODUCTS  - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Aspir-lox - (enteric-coated aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Asperi-mox - (combination of aspirin and an antacid - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Aspirbuf  - (buffered aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Aspercin - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Aspergum - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Aspirin - (of any kind) - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Aspirin Suppositories - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Aspirin with Codeine - ( generic for Empirin with Codeine - contains aspirin - narcotic pain)

  • ASpirTab - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Asprimox Tablets - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • A.S.A. Tablets - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • A.S.A. Enseals - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Axotal - (butalbital and aspirin - salicylates)

  • Azdone Table - (aspirin, ASA + hydrocodone - schedule III - narcotic pain reliever)

  • Azulfidine - (aspirin, sulfonamide - ulcerated colitis-   in a group of drugs called salicylates)
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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C

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

  • Damason-P - (aspirin and hydrocodone - salicylates and narcotic pain reliever)

  • Darvon with ASA - (propoxyphene with aspirin - salicylates and narcotic)

  • Darvon Compound - (propoxyphene, aspirin, caffeine - salicylates and narcotic)

  • Darvon Compound-65 - (aspirin / caffeine / propoxyphene - salicylates and narcotic)

  • Disalcid - (salsalate is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) - called salicylates)

  • Doan's - (magnesium salicylate - aspirin)

 

 

 

 

 

 

E

 

 

 

 

 

 

F

 

 

 

 

 

 

G

 

 

 

 

 

 

H

 

 

 

 

 

 

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

L

  • Lanorinal - (analgesic - butalbital, aspirin, caffeine)

  • Lobac - (salicylamide, acetominophen, phenyltoloxamine - symptoms of cold - antihistamine)

  • Lortab ASA -  (schedule III narcotic - brand name for hydrocodone with aspirin)

 

 

 

 

 

 

M

  • Magan - (magnesium salicylate - aspirin)

  • Magnaprin - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Magsal - (magnesium salicylate/phenyltoloxamine - salicylate and antihistamine combination)

  • Marthritic Tablets - (salsalate - non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)

  • Maximum Bayer Aspirin - (aspirin 500 mg. - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Measurin -  (aspirin 500 mg. - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Meprogesic Q - (aspirin and meprobamate - salicylates)

  • Mobidin - (magnesium salicylate - aspirin)

  • Mobigesic - (magnesium salicylate, phenyltoloxamine - NSAID and antihistamine)

  • Momentum Back Ache Formula - (magnesium salicylate - aspirin)

  • Monogesic - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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O

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

  • Pabalate-SF - (salicylate (aspirin) and para-aminobenzoic acid - rheumatoid arthritis)

  • Pabrin - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Panalgesic - (menthol and methyl salicylate)

  • Pepto-Bismol - (bismuth subsalicylate 262 mg.)

  • Percodan -  (schedule II narcotic - aspirin and oxycodone)

  • Percodan Demi Tabs - (schedule II narcotic - aspirin and oxycodone)

  • Persistin -  (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Presalin - (acetaminophen - aluminum hydroxide - aspirin - salicylamide)

  • Propoxyphene Compound - (generic Darvon - narcotic - aspirin/caffeine/propoxyphene)

  • Propoxyphene Napsylate with Acetaminophen - (generic Darvon with ASA - narcotic)

 

 

 

 

 

 

R

  • Rhinocaps - (acetominophen - aspirin - phenylpropanolamine - antihistamine / analgesic)

  • Robaxisal - (aspirin and methocarbamal - salicylate and muscle relaxant)

  • Roxiprin Tablets - (schedule II narcotic pain reliever - aspirin and oxycodone)

 

 

 

 

 

 

S

  • Salflex - (salsalate is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) - called salicylates)

  • Salicylamide - (aspirin 650 mg, pseudoephedrine 60 mg, chlorpheniramine maleate 4 mg)

  • Salocol - (acetaminophen, aspirin, caffeine, salicylamide)

  • Salsalate - (salsalate is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) - called salicylates)

  • Salsitab - (salsalate is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) - called salicylates)

  • Scott Tussin 5 Action Cold Formula - (antihistamine / decongestant - contains salicylates)

  • Sodium Salicylate - (sodium salt of salicylate - aspirin -nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug)

  • Sodol Compound - (muscle relaxant - carisoprodol and aspirin - nonsteroidal (NSAID)

  • Soma Compound - (aspirin, carisoprodol - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)

  • Soma Compound with Codeine - (200 mg carisoprodol , 325 mg aspirin, 16 mg codeine)

  • Soltace - (topical analgesic for muscle aches and sore joints - has methyl salicylate)

  • St. Josephs Aspirin - (81 mg. aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Stanback Analgesic - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Sulfasalazine - (generic for Azulfidine - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

  • Supac - (aspirin - acetominophen - caffeine - analegesic)

  • Synalgos-DC Capsules - (aspirin / caffeine / dihydrocodeine - narcotic pain reliever)

 

 

 

 

 

 

T

  • Tenol-Plus -  (aspirin - acetominophen - caffeine - analegesic)

  • Trilisate Tablets and Liquid - (choline and magnesium trisalicylates - nonsteroidal NSAID)

  • Triaminicin - (acetylsalicylic acid) analgesic, antipyretic, antirheumatic, anti-inflammatory)

  • Tricosal Tablets - (choline and magnesium trisalicylates - Tricosal is a salicylate)

  • Trigesic - (analgesic - aspirin:300mg, caffeine:30mg, paracetamol:200mg)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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V

  • Vanquish - (acetaminophen/aspirin/caffeine - analgesic)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

  • Willowbark - (contains aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Z

  • Zorprin - (aspirin - in a group of drugs called salicylates)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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