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PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: liver or kidney disease, blood disorders, ulcers, heart disease, alcohol use, high blood pressure, eye disease, asthma, nasal polyps, any allergies - especially aspirin/NSAID allergy (e.g., ibuprofen, celecoxib). Use caution when performing tasks requiring alertness. Limit alcohol intake as it may intensify the drowsiness effect of this medication. This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Check with your doctor or pharmacist for more information. To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Alcoholic beverages will aggravate these effects. Infrequently, this medication may increase the skin's sensitivity to sunlight. If this happens to you, Avoid prolonged sun exposure, wear protective clothing and use a sunscreen. Avoid sunlamps. Caution is advised when this drug is used in the elderly. This medication should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Use of this drug during the last 6 months of pregnancy is not recommended. This drug is excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including: aspirin, antacids, digoxin, water pills, blood thinners, oral diabetic medication, steroids, beta-blockers, phenytoin, methotrexate, lithium. Do not take aspirin without consulting your doctor. Check the ingredients of all cough-and-cold products because they may contain aspirin (or aspirin-related drugs). Avoid the use of alcohol while taking this medication. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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