Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Aspril Tablet
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug



  • Available in:
  • Aspril Tablet
  • Language:
  • English


  • Source:
  • NPRA - National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency - Bahagian Regulatori Farmasi Negara
  • Authorization number:
  • MAL20020506
  • Last update:
  • 28-05-2018

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet(RiMUP)


Acetylsalicylic acid (300mg)


What is in this leaflet

1. What Aspril is used for

2. How Aspril works

3. Before you use Aspril

4. How to use Aspril

5. While you are using it

6. Side effects

7. Storage and Disposal of Aspril

8. Product description

9. Manufacturer and Product Registration


10.Date of revision

What Aspril is used for

For the relief of headache, fever, and other

mild, moderate pain associated with cold &

flu, toothache, treatment of short or long

term rheumatic conditions and other non-

rheumatic inflammatory conditions.

How Aspril works

Acetylsalicylic acid has reducing pain, fever

and inflammatory actions.

Before you use Aspril

- When you must not use it

Do not use if you have intestinal ulcer,

asthma, hemophilia (reduced blood

clotting ability) or other bleeding disorders,

sensitive to acetylsalicylic acid, during

pregnancy and children below 16 years old.

- Before you start to use it

Use with caution if you have:

- asthma

- intestinal ulcer

- impaired liver or kidney function

- pregnancy.

- Taking other medicines

It should not be used together with blood

thinning medicine should be avoided as it

may increase the risk of bleeding.

Acetylsalicylic acid may increase the

effect of methotrexate (for cancer) and

decrease effect of probenecid (for uric


Tell your doctor if you are taking any

other medicines, including any that you

buy without a prescription from a

pharmacy, supermarket or health food


How to use Aspril

- How much to use

Oral, 1 – 2 tablets three times daily after


- When to use it

Use as directed by your doctor or


- How long to use it

Continue medication for full course of


- If you forget to use it

Consult your doctor or pharmacist on

what you should do if you forget to use it.

Take the missed dose as soon as you

remember. If it is almost time for your

next dose, wait until then to take the

medicine and skip the missed dose. Do

not take a double dose to make up for

the missed dose.

- If you use too much (overdose)

Contact your doctor immediately or go

to the Emergency Department of your

nearest hospital, if you think you or

anyone else may have taken too much

of this medicine. Do this even if there

are no signs of discomfort or poisoning.

You may need urgent medical attention.

Symptoms of overdose include dizziness,

deafness, sweating, nausea and vomiting,

headache, mental confusion, rapid

breathing, fever, restlessness, ketone in

urine, respiratory alkalosis (low carbon

dioxide level in blood), metabolic

acidosis (increased acidity in blood), coma,

heart and blood vessels disorder and

breathing disorder. In children, drowsiness,

metabolic acidosis (increased acidity in

blood) and very low blood sugar.

While you are using Aspril

- Things you must do

Take your medicine exactly as your

doctor has told you.

Tell all the doctors, dentists and

pharmacists treating you that you are

taking Aspril.

Tell your doctor immediately if you

become pregnant while taking this


- Things you must not do

Do not stop taking the medicine unless

advised by your doctor.

Do not take any new medicines without

consulting your doctor.

Do not give Aspril to anyone else,

even if they have the same symptoms

or condition as you.

- Things to be careful of

Special care is recommended during

pregnancy. The benefits must be assessed

against possible effects on the child.

Side effects

The most common side effects are nausea,

indigestion and vomiting. Irritation of the

stomach, presence of blood in vomit and

feces may occur. Acetylsalicylic acid causes

reactions in hypersensitive patients, skin

eruptions and swelling of the mucous

membranes of the nose and throat with

asthma like attack. It may give rise to

swelling in lower layer of skin, hives and

inflammation of the heart tissues. It

increases the coagulation time of the blood.

Infants of mothers who have taken large

doses regularly during pregnancy or while

breastfeeding may have impaired platelet


You may report any side effects or adverse

drug reactions directly to the National

Centre for Adverse Drug Reaction

Monitoring by calling Tel: 03-78835550, or

visiting the website


Reporting Medicinal Problems /

Side Effects / AEFI / Vaccine Safety).

Storage and Disposal of Aspril

- Storage

Store in a cool, dry place below 30

Protect from light. Keep out of reach of


- Disposal

Medicines should not be disposed of via

wastewater or household waste. Ask your

pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no

longer required.

Product description

- What it looks like

Yellow, round, flat with top-scored tablet.

- Ingredients

- Active ingredient: acetylsalicylic acid

- Inactive ingredients: cornstarch, avicel

pH101, quinoline yellow lake,

polyvinylpyrrolidone and dioctyl sodium


- MAL number:


Manufacturer and Product Registration


Prime Pharmaceutical Sdn. Bhd.

1505, Lorong Perusahaan Utama 1

Taman Perindustrian Bukit Tengah

14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.

Date of revision


Serial number