Missed or extra doses

If you're takingaspirin to reduce your risk of blood clots and youforget to takea dose, take that dose as soon as you remember and then continue to take your course of aspirin as normal.

If it's almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regularschedule. Don't take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

If you think you've taken too much aspirin (overdose) and have any concerns, speak to your GP or pharmacist, or call NHS 111 .

Call 999 for an ambulance or go to your nearest A&E department ifyou experience problems such as rapid breathing, vomiting, tinnitus, sweating, or dizziness after an overdose.

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018