Aspirin side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Aspirin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Aspirin. The review is based on 310,530 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 317,745 users)


On Aug, 13, 2018

310,530 people who take Aspirin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Aspirin side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  • Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Cardiac arrest
1 - 6 months:
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Liver disorder (liver diseases)
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
6 - 12 months:
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Death
  • Dysmorphism (difference of body structure that is suggestive of a congenital disorder)
  • Atrial septal defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  • Sudden death
1 - 2 years:
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Gastric haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Death
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
2 - 5 years:
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Death
  • Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
  • Gastric ulcer (stomach ulcer)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Gastric haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)
  • Duodenal ulcer
  • Haemorrhage (bleeding)
5 - 10 years:
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Death
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)
  • Acute hepatic failure
  • Duodenal ulcer perforation (untreated ulcer can burn through the wall of the stomach)
10+ years:
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Death
  • Gastric ulcer haemorrhage (bleeding ulcer of stomach)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
  • Haematemesis (vomiting of blood)
  • Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
not specified:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Death
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Abdominal pain upper
male:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Death
  • Cardiac failure congestive
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Atrial septal defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
  • Therapeutic agent toxicity (poisoning by ability to cure substance)
  • Cardiac failure
  • Cerebral vasoconstriction (constriction of brain blood vessels)
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Death
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Dysmorphism (difference of body structure that is suggestive of a congenital disorder)
2-9:
  • Therapeutic agent toxicity (poisoning by ability to cure substance)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Anaphylactic reaction (serious allergic reaction)
  • Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
  • Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
10-19:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anaphylactic reaction (serious allergic reaction)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
  • Intentional overdose
  • Overdose
  • Abdominal pain upper
20-29:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Anxiety
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
30-39:
  • Abdominal pain
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  • Anxiety
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Chest pain
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Abdominal pain upper
40-49:
  • Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  • Cardiac failure congestive
  • Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Chest pain
  • Drug ineffective
  • Abdominal pain
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
50-59:
  • Cardiac failure congestive
  • Drug ineffective
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
60+:
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Death
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
  • Dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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