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Aspirin may cause internal bleeding

Access Unlocked Wednesday June 8, 2016 – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning, confirming over-the-counter aspirin containing antacid products to treat heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion, Aspirin, Internal Bleeding, Access Unlocked, #AccessUnlockedor upset stomach, may cause internal bleeding.

According to the FDA, there is a warning label placed on the product, which identifies bleeding as a side effect.

Below are the factors which the FDA considers to be high risk:

  • Are 60 years or older
  • Have a history of stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  • Take a blood-thinning or steroid medicine
  • Take other medicines containing NSAIDs such as ibuprofen or naproxen
  • Drink three or more alcoholic drinks every day

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