Safety and Side Effects
Know the safety and side effects of AGGRENOX
Some people who take AGGRENOX may experience side effects. The most common side effects of AGGRENOX include headache, upset stomach, and diarrhea. Because AGGRENOX contains aspirin, the risk of bleeding is increased and it may take longer to stop bleeding.
These are not all the possible side effects of AGGRENOX. Tell your healthcare provider or pharmacist if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Know what to do if you experience headaches during treatment
Headaches are not uncommon when you first start taking AGGRENOX—especially within the first month—but often lessen as treatment continues. Tell your healthcare provider if you have a severe or intolerable headache. Your healthcare provider may change the instructions for taking AGGRENOX.
AGGRENOX may cause serious side effects, including:
Increased risk of bleeding. You may bleed more easily during AGGRENOX treatment, and it may take longer
than usual for bleeding to stop. This can include:
Bleeding into your brain (intracranial hemorrhage). This can be a medical emergency. Get medical
help right away if you have any of these symptoms while taking AGGRENOX:
- Severe headache with drowsiness
- Confusion or memory change
- Passing out (becoming unconscious)
Bleeding in your stomach or intestine.
- Stomach pain
- Heartburn or nausea
- Vomiting blood or vomit that looks like “coffee grounds”
- Red or bloody stools
- Black stools that look like tar
- Bleeding into your brain (intracranial hemorrhage). This can be a medical emergency. Get medical help right away if you have any of these symptoms while taking AGGRENOX:
- New or worsening chest pain in some people with heart disease. Tell your doctor if you have new chest pain or have any change in your chest pain during treatment with AGGRENOX.
Liver problems, including increased liver function tests and liver failure. Tell your doctor if you
have any of these symptoms of a liver problem while taking AGGRENOX:
- Loss of appetite
- Pale-colored stool
- Stomach-area (abdominal) pain
- Yellowing of your skin or whites of your eyes
- Dark urine
Call your doctor right away if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
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Patients must have a valid prescription for AGGRENOX.
By enrolling, I elect to receive the branded product and acknowledge that no generic substitution will be offered (if applicable). Should I wish to receive a generic product in the future, I will call 1-855-892-3438 to opt out of this program.
Patients without insurance restrictions and co-pays of $100 or less will pay a $10 co-pay for a one-month supply of AGGRENOX. For patients whose co-pay is between $100 and $125, they will pay that amount minus the maximum savings benefit of $90 per month. No one will pay more than $35. Patients with insurance restrictions or co-pays of more than $125, they will not be processed through insurance and will pay $35 for a one-month supply (60 capsules) of AGGRENOX.
If you have Medicare Part D, Medicaid or a similar state or federally funded medical assistance program, you will pay a cash price of $35 for a one-month supply of AGGRENOX. All Medicare Part D orders are processed without the use of insurance and cannot be applied to Part D true out of pocket (TrOOP) costs. Taxes may apply.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. retains the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer at any time without notice.