Bufferin Extra Strength Oral Tablet 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Bufferin Extra Strength: Oral tablet (500mg)

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Bufferin Extra Strength 500mg Tablet

NDC: 000672065
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Myocardial Infarction Prophylaxis, Ischemic Stroke, Migraine, Arthralgia, Mild Pain, Arterial Thromboembolism Prophylaxis, Prosthetic Heart Valves, Dental Pain, Reduction Of Cardiovascular Mortality, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Fever, Dysmenorrhea, Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), Musculoskeletal Pain, Unstable Angina, Headache, Common Cold, Stroke Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Bufferin Extra Strength 500mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Bufferin Extra Strength 500mg Tablet

Bruise Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Reye's Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Melena Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Bleeding In The Brain Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Bufferin Extra Strength 500mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Bufferin Extra Strength 500mg Tablet(Aspirin)
Alcohol and Salicylates(Aspirin)
Side effects from this drug may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking aspirin. Alcohol intake should be limited even with short term use of aspirin or related pain relievers.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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