What to Do During a Heart Attack | ASPIRIN® Canada
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DID YOU KNOW
ASPIRIN® 81MG CAN HELP SAVE YOUR LIFE?

Remember how just two steps can help save your life if you think you might be having a heart attack.

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DO YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO THE MOMENT YOU SUSPECT YOU MIGHT BE HAVING A HEART ATTACK?

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STEP ONE

Immediately call 9-1-1.

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STEP TWO

Chew and swallow 2 ASPIRIN® 81mg tablets.

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF A HEART ATTACK?

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CHEST TIGHTNESS

Chest discomfort can be in the centre, right or left side of the chest.

LIGHT-HEADEDNESS

You may feel dizzy or like you are about to pass out.

PALENESS

Loss of colour in the face and skin.

SWEATING

Sudden sweat breakout with cold, clammy skin.

PAIN IN THE ARMS, BACK, NECK OR JAW

Pain can be gradual (come and go) or sudden.

SHORTNESS OF BREATH

Difficult or laboured breathing with or without chest pain.

NAUSEA

Feeling sick to the stomach.

EXTREME FATIGUE

Extreme tiredness.

WHY CHEW ASPIRIN® 81MG?

Time is critical during a suspected heart attack, so chewing ASPIRIN® 81mg helps it get into the bloodstream faster. It then works to keep blood flowing and can help prevent further damage to the heart, increasing chances of survival.

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Let the people you care about know why it's important to know what to do during a suspected heart attack.

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EVERY NINE MINUTES

A Canadian adult experiences a heart attack.

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63,200 adults have their first heart attack

in Canada each year.

ASPIRIN® 81MG FOR USE DURING A SUSPECTED HEART ATTACK

In the event of a suspected heart attack, immediately call 9-1-1 and chew 2 ASPIRIN® 81mg tablets.