Medical Definition of ASA (drug caution code)

Reviewed on 6/3/2021

ASA (drug caution code): Abbreviation on a medication that indicates it contains acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin).

This special caution code is intended to be a warning for patients with specific medical conditions. If you see it or another possible caution code on a prescription, talk to your pharmacist about it before using the medicine.

While not a part of the historical heritage of ancient prescription abbreviations, drug caution codes provide very valuable warnings.

CONTINUE SCROLLING OR CLICK HERE

SLIDESHOW

Surprising Causes of Weight Gain See Slideshow

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors