Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, anti-cancer medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.
Yosprala may affect how other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Yosprala works. See “What is the most important information I should know before taking Yosprala?” Especially tell your doctor before you take:
Know the medicines that you take. Keep a list of them to show your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
Avoid heavy alcohol use during treatment with Yosprala. People who drink 3 or more drinks that contain alcohol every day have a higher risk of bleeding during treatment with Yosprala, because it contains aspirin.
Do not give Yosprala to a child who has a suspected viral infection, even if he or she does not have a fever. There is a risk of Reye’s syndrome with Yosprala because it contains aspirin.
You should take Yosprala exactly as prescribed, at the lowest dose possible and for the shortest time needed.
Yosprala may help reduce the risk of stomach ulcers from aspirin use, but you could still have bleeding and stomach or intestine ulcers, or other serious stomach or intestine problems. Talk with your doctor.
Tell your doctor if you have unexpected bleeding, if you bleed more than usual, or if your bleeding lasts longer than is normal for you, such as increased bruising or more frequent nose bleeds.
Tell your doctor if you have stomach problems while taking or after you stop taking Yosprala.
Yosprala contains aspirin. Before taking Yosprala, tell your doctor if you take:
Do not stop taking Yosprala without talking to your doctor. Stopping Yosprala suddenly could increase your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
References: 1. Yosprala Prescribing Information. Charleston, WV: Innovida Pharmaceutique Corporation; 2018.