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ASPIRIN is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart attacks, to prevent strokes, and to treat arthritis or inflammation. Compare NSAIDs.
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10 Ways to Treat a Sore Throat

Dr. Sharon Orrange - August 06, 2017

Most sore throats in adults are caused by a viral illness and will resolve on their own without antibiotics. Signs your sore throat is likely a viral pharyngitis (sore throat) are cough, stuffy or runny nose, and diarrhea. This means many of you will be managing your throat pain at home—so what should you take for pain relief?

Here are 10 things to know:

  1. NSAIDS (ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, naproxen, Aleve), Tylenol (acetaminophen) and aspirin will all help to relieve throat pain within 1 – 2 hours, and will provide relief for several hours.
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These 11 Prescriptions May Cause Ringing in the Ears

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 26, 2017

Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, is a perception of sound in one or both ears in the absence of an external source. It’s often described by patients as buzzing, ringing, or whooshing.

Tinnitus can be a continuous sound or occur intermittently and while there is often no known cause, there are a handful of medications that can contribute. “Ototoxic medications” are those that may damage the inner ear. See More

Doctors Answer: What One Pill Should You Be Taking?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 24, 2017

Doctors are often asked what ONE pill or supplement they would recommend, or take themselves. The answer to this, I have learned, depends on perspective—based on which specialty the physician practices. So, after 20 years of being surrounded doctors in many fields at an academic medical center, here is the one pill you should be taking, by specialty.

Cardiologist

Aspirin, but not for everyone. Studies of aspirin for primary prevention of heart disease suggest about a 22% reduction in risk for non-fatal heart attack. See More

These 11 Multitasking Meds Have Many Benefits

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 25, 2017

Almost half of Americans have used a prescription medication in the past 30 days, for a wide variety of benefits. The benefits of medications are the helpful effects you get when you use them, such as lowering blood pressure, treating infection, or relieving pain. Turns out there are some standout medications that can accomplish two or more things, sometimes with very different effects. More than one benefit? That’s a nice upside . See More

Mixing Over the Counter and Prescription Medications? Here’s What You Need to Know

The GoodRx Pharmacist - February 25, 2017

Americans’ use of supplements, prescriptions and over the counter (OTC) medications has been steadily increasing over the past couple of years. This increase can sometimes put patients at risk for complications and interactions. Believe it or not, a lot of over-the-counter medications can actually interact with your prescription medications (and affect how they work) without you even realizing it. See More

These 10 Medications Can Hurt Your Esophagus (and Cause Heartburn)

Dr. Sharon Orrange - February 22, 2017

Esophagitis is the term for irritation and injury to the mucosal lining of the esophagus. Medications are a common culprit and medication-induced esophagitis will give you pain behind the sternum (retrosternal pain) or heartburn 60% of the time. Other symptoms include pain with swallowing or the sensation of food getting stuck in your throat. Medications that irritate the esophagus usually cause the problem at the spot of esophageal narrowing. See More

Which Pain and Fever Medicine Should You Use for Your Children?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - January 14, 2017

Trying to navigate the over-the-counter (OTC) aisles to choose a pain or fever medication for your sick child can be an overwhelming task.

Sometimes it may feel like there are too many options. A lot of companies have multiple products, with similar names and packaging, which can make it difficult if you aren’t sure what you are looking for. However, basic knowledge of some popular children’s OTC medications can help simplify things. See More

Should You Be Worried About Aspirin and Reye’s Syndrome?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - January 06, 2017

If you’ve ever read the back of an over-the-counter (OTC) bottle of aspirin, you might have seen the warning about Reye’s Syndrome. But you might have wondered, and you’re not alone, what is Reye’s Syndrome?

Reye’s Syndrome is an extremely rare condition that occurs in children, with only a few cases being reported every year in the United States.

What is Reye’s Syndrome?

Reyes syndrome is a serious condition that has been associated with aspirin use in children and teenagers recovering from a viral infection, like the flu or even chicken pox. See More

Aspirin: What You Should Know

The GoodRx Pharmacist - January 06, 2017

When you think of aspirin, what comes to mind? Some people may think of its ability to prevent heart attacks and strokes, while others may think of its pain relieving abilities!

Even though aspirin is a commonly prescribed medication, and can be used for different conditions, there are some things you may not know about it! Here are the ins and outs if this common pain reliever.

What is aspirin used for?

The way that aspirin works is actually quite dependent on the dose. See More

When Should I Stop Taking Aspirin Before My Surgery?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - February 10, 2015

If you are taking daily aspirin and are about to have a non-cardiac surgery we now have a firm answer: 7 days.

Many of you scheduled to undergo surgery are taking aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular disease. The risk of aspirin prior to surgery was just confirmed in a large trial called the POISE-2 trial. There was no benefit to taking an aspirin up until surgery and there were, not surprisingly, risks. See More

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