Aspirin is known to people for over a hundred years, during this time, there were more soft and safe antipyretic, but when they can not cope with high temperatures should drink the aspirin. It is available in tablets, soluble tablets and powders. The last two forms is preferable. Dissolved in water the aspirin acts faster, is less gastric irritant and often contains additional components that allow you to quickly cope with the cold.
If you bought the regular pills, before you take the medicine, you need to eat. On an empty stomach to drink the aspirin not. Better to crush the pill between two spoons, the powder is less gastric irritant and lower the risk of aspirinova of gastritis and ulcers. It is necessary to drink plenty of water, milk or jelly.
Soluble form to be dissolved in 50-70 ml of water. Flavored powders, which in addition to aspirin contain other components to be dissolved in warm water ─ as a hot drink they are more effective. The usual effervescent form is best to use cool. We need to wait for complete dissolution of the drug, taken orally effervescent tablets is prohibited.
In any form single dose of 3 g, maximum daily on the first day of treatment ─ 5 g, in the following ─ 3 g. Note that to give aspirin to children under 15 years of age without a doctor's prescription is possible only in a pinch. Children under 2 years aspirin is contraindicated children 2 to 3 years 3 to 4 times a day maximum daily dose of ─ 1 g, i.e. the tablet should be divided into 4 parts. Children from 3 to 6 years of aspirin given 4 times a day maximum daily dose 2 g for children from 7 to 12 years aspirin can be given 3 times a day one tablet, maximum daily dose ─ 3 g. Children older than 15 years give aspirin the same as adults.
If the temperature persists and the treatment is not effective for 3 days, you should consult a doctor. More long-term use impractical. It is believed that if 2-3 days of home treatment, the patient's condition has not improved, there are more serious violations and the disease should be treated in a hospital or to change the treatment tactics.
Aspirin cannot be taken by people with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, patients with bleeding disorders, women in the postpartum period and during your period, pregnant and lactating women should choose a safer drug. Aspirin is produced by various manufacturers in packages of different types, the dosage can be 0.5 g, 1 g, 3 g. expiration date ─ 5 years from date of manufacture, store aspirin should be out of reach of children.