This medicine is used to treat symptoms of certain types of arthritis, mild-to-moderate pain, and fever. It may also be used to reduce the risk of blood clots.
Dosage/Directions for use Adults: The dose depends on the reason the medicine is being used. It is usually taken every 4 to 6 hours, to a maximum dose of 4,000 mg (no more than twelve 325 mg tablets) per day for pain and fever, and a maximum dose of 6,000 mg (no more than eighteen 325 mg tablets) per day for arthritis. Take it with food or milk.
Children: Do not give this medicine to a child unless your doctor recommends it.
PrecautionsSpeak to your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine if you have or have had stomach ulcers, liver or kidney problems, asthma, or bleeding problems, or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding or intend to become pregnant. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to acetylsalicylic acid or other related medicines of the NSAID group such as diclofenac, diflunisal, flurbiprofen, ibuprofen, indomethacin, ketoprofen, mefenamic acid, piroxicam, sulindac, or tiaprofenic acid. This medicine can cause drowsiness, so avoid driving or activities requiring alertness when the medicine affects you this way. This medicine may interact with other medicines. If you are taking any other medicines, ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking Novasen EC tablets. Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Prescribing information is available to pharmacists and physicians upon request.
IngredientsEach caplet contains: Acetylsalicylic acid 325 mg.
Non-medicinal ingredients in alphabetical order: Colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, erythrosine aluminum lake, FD&C Blue #2, FD&C Yellow #6, gelatin, lactose monohydrate, maltodextrin, methacrylic acid, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch, sodium hydroxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, talc, titanium dioxide, and triethyl citrate.
StorageStore this product at room temperature.