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  • medication
  • Bismuth subsalicylate, sold under the brand name Pepto-Bismol, is an antacid medication used to treat temporary discomforts of the stomach and gastrointestinal tract, such as diarrhea, indigestion, heartburn and nausea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children should not take medication with bismuth subsalicylate while recovering from influenza or chicken pox, as epidemiologic evidence points to an association between the use of salicylate-containing medications during certain viral infections and the onset of Reye's syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • acid
  • The management of salicylate poisoning consists broadly of recognition of symptoms and identification of the toxin, general supportive measures, preventing further absorption, correction of acid-base abnormalities, and procedures for elimination of the poison. (healthhype.com)
  • children
  • Use of aspirin in children below 16 years of age may produce Reye's syndrome, which is a potentially life-threatening complication. (healthhype.com)
  • Keeping this in mind, aspirin is not prescribed for children anymore, which has greatly reduced the chances of aspirin toxicity in them. (healthhype.com)
  • In most children, ingestion of aspirin up to 100 mg/kg body weight may be tolerated without producing worrying symptoms, but if more than this has been taken serious complications are likely which will need immediate hospitalization of the child. (healthhype.com)
  • therapy
  • Aspirin, especially as a component of an aspirin/paracetamol/caffeine combination, is considered a first-line therapy in the treatment of migraine, and comparable to lower doses of sumatriptan. (wikipedia.org)
  • evidence
  • There is some evidence that aspirin is effective at preventing colorectal cancer, though the mechanisms of this effect are unclear. (wikipedia.org)