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 365,611 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 372,826 users)


On Nov, 16, 2018

365,611 people who take Aspirin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Aspirin side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Vomiting
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)
1 - 6 months:
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  • Vomiting
  • White blood cell count decreased
6 - 12 months:
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  • Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
1 - 2 years:
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Vomiting
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
2 - 5 years:
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Death
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  • Vomiting
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
5 - 10 years:
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Ulcer haemorrhage (bleeding ulcer)
  • Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
10+ years:
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Death
not specified:
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Weight increased
  • Death

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Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Urinary tract infection
male:
  • Weight decreased
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • 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)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)

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Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Premature baby
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Death
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
2-9:
  • Vomiting
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  • Rash
10-19:
  • Vomiting
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Suicide attempt
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
20-29:
  • Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  • Weight decreased
  • 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)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Intentional overdose
30-39:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight increased
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Weight decreased
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
40-49:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  • Pain
50-59:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
60+:
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Pneumonia
  • Death

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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