Category: Adult Analgesia

ASA at a higher dose, is it considered an NSAID within the context of the MD of Adult Analgesia?

Question:

Is ASA taken by a patient at a higher dose than the daily dose is it to be considered an NSAID in the contraindication within the directive of Ibruprofen or Ketorolac?

Answer:

No, within the context of the Medical Directive of the Adult Analgesia in the contraindication, ASA is not considered an NSAID. However exeption would be ASA overdose ( intentionnal ingestion suicide attempt). ASA is contraindicated if their is a known allergy or sensitivity to ASA.

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