acetylsalicylic acid

Child
Uses
  • Analgesic (Nonopioid)
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiplatelet
  • Antipyretic
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • Hypersensitivity
  • patients with asthma, rhinitis, and nasal polyps
  • use in children or teenagers for viral infections with or without fever
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Skin rash
  • urticaria
  • Reye's syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal events
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
Infants, Children, and Adolescents weighing <50 kg; 10 to 15 mg/kg/dose every 4 to 6 hours, Children ≥12 years and Adolescents weighing ≥50 kg: 325 to 650 mg every 4 to 6 hours
Monitoring
  • Serum concentrations
  • CBC
Source of Suggestion