Bufferin

Bufferin treats mild-moderate pain, inflammation and fever. It is also used to prevent cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events. Take this medication with food.

Bufferin Overview

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Bufferin is an over the counter medication used to treat mild-moderate pain, inflammation and fever. Bufferin is used to prevent cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events, including heart attacks, strokes, and transient ischemic attacks. Bufferin belongs to a group of drugs called salicylates. These work by stopping the production of certain natural substances that cause fever, pain, swelling, and blood clots.

This medication comes in a tablet form, and is usually taken 1-2 times a day with food, with a maximum of 6 times a day. 

Common side effects of Bufferin include stomach upset and bleeding. 

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  • Other
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
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  • Pre-eclampsia
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Acetylsalicylic Acid

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