Brand Names:
Bayer Aspirin, Acetophen, acetylsalicylic acid


Drug Type: Antiinflammatory, Analgesic, Antipyretic, Antirheumatic

Aspirin


Aspirin, a common name for acetylsalicylic acid, is a type of anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication used to treat mild to moderate pain and to reduce fever or inflammation.

Drug Form: The drug comes as tablets.

Typical Dosage: 1 (5 grain) tablet added to 250 mL of drinking water, changed after 12 hours. An alternative is 4 'baby aspirin' (80 mg/ea) added to 250 mL of drinking water.

Caution. Don’t administer aspirin in poultry concurrently receiving tetracycline, insulin, allopurinol or other NSAID drugs.
  • Albendazole: The serum concentration of Acetylsalicylic acid can be increased when it is combined with Albendazole.
  • Amikacin: Acetylsalicylic acid may decrease the excretion rate of Amikacin which could result in a higher serum level.
  • Ammonium chloride:The serum concentration of Acetylsalicylic acid can be increased when it is combined with Ammonium chloride.
  • Cholecalciferol:The metabolism of Acetylsalicylic acid can be decreased when combined with Cholecalciferol.
  • Citric Acid:Acetylsalicylic acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Citric Acid.
  • Diclofenac:The serum concentration of Acetylsalicylic acid can be increased when it is combined with Diclofenac.
  • Ginkgo biloba:Ginkgo biloba may increase the anticoagulant activities of Acetylsalicylic acid.
  • Glucosamine: Glucosamine may increase the antiplatelet activities of Acetylsalicylic acid.
  • Ivermectin: The serum concentration of Acetylsalicylic acid can be increased when it is combined with Ivermectin.
  • Ketoconazole: The serum concentration of Acetylsalicylic acid can be increased when it is combined with Ketoconazole.
  • Ketoprofen: The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Acetylsalicylic acid is combined with Ketoprofen.
  • Methylprednisolone: The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Acetylsalicylic acid is combined with Methylprednisolone.
  • Meloxicam:The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Meloxicam is combined with Acetylsalicylic acid.
  • Neomycin: Acetylsalicylic acid may decrease the excretion rate of Neomycin which could result in a higher serum level.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids: Omega-3 fatty acids may increase the antiplatelet activities of Acetylsalicylic acid.
  • Pentosan Polysulfate: The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Pentosan Polysulfate is combined with Acetylsalicylic acid.
  • Progesterone: The serum concentration of Acetylsalicylic acid can be decreased when it is combined with Progesterone.
  • Prostaglandin B2:The therapeutic efficacy of Prostaglandin B2 can be decreased when used in combination with Acetylsalicylic acid.
  • Sulfadiazine: The metabolism of Acetylsalicylic acid can be decreased when combined with Sulfadiazine.
  • St. John's Wort:The serum concentration of Acetylsalicylic acid can be decreased when it is combined with St. John's Wort.
  • Tamoxifen: The serum concentration of Acetylsalicylic acid can be decreased when it is combined with Tamoxifen.
  • Testosterone: The serum concentration of Acetylsalicylic acid can be increased when it is combined with Testosterone.