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Take BRILINTA plus 81-mg aspirin correctly

Take BRILINTA twice a day plus 81-mg aspirin once a day for as long and exactly as your doctor prescribed.

  • You should not take a dose of aspirin higher than 100 mg daily because it can affect how well BRILINTA works
  • Tell your doctor if you take other medicines that contain aspirin
  • Do not take new medicines that contain aspirin
  • If you forget a dose, take your next dose at its scheduled time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time unless your doctor tells you to
  • You may take BRILINTA with or without food
  • Take BRILINTA around the same time every day
  • If you take too much BRILINTA, call your doctor or poison control center right away, or go to the nearest emergency room
  • Do not stop taking BRILINTA unless your doctor tells you to

About aspirin

  • BRILINTA is not the same as aspirin. They both help keep platelets from sticking together and forming a clot. But they work in different ways, so it's important to take them both
  • Aspirin comes in different doses
  • Take one 81-mg aspirin tablet each day

Here is a reminder about how and when to take your medicine.

How and when to take BRILINTA® (ticagrelor) tablets plus 81-mg aspirin

Do not take BRILINTA if you have a history of bleeding in the brain, are bleeding now, or are allergic to ticagrelor or any of the ingredients in BRILINTA.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. BRILINTA may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how BRILINTA works.

Another helpful tip

Our Medicine Planner may help you remember when to take your medicines.
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Tips to help you remember to take your medicines:

  • Use a pillbox
  • Ask a family member or friend to remind you


BRILINTA and aspirin