“ CARDIAC COMPLICATIONS ARE PRIORITY! Treatment is high dose aspirin,  but watch out for Reyes Syndrome. Aspirin reduces fever and has an anti-flammatory effect. (side note: aspirin is recommended for kawasai’s disease, rheumatic fever and rheumatoid...

“ CARDIAC COMPLICATIONS ARE PRIORITY! Treatment is high dose aspirin, but watch out for Reyes Syndrome. Aspirin reduces fever and has an anti-flammatory effect. (side note: aspirin is recommended for kawasai’s disease, rheumatic fever and rheumatoid...

ReGift Life: ReGift Your Special Day - And Wipe Out Reye's Syndrome!

ReGift Life: ReGift Your Special Day - And Wipe Out Reye's Syndrome!

REYES SYNDROME: Reye's (Ryes) syndrome is a rare but serious condition that causes swelling in the liver and brain. Reye's syndrome most often affects children and teenagers recovering from a viral infection and who may also have a metabolic disorder. Signs and symptoms such as confusion, seizures and loss of consciousness require emergency treatment.  Aspirin has been linked with Reye's syndrome. Children and teenagers recovering from viral infections should never take aspirin.

REYES SYNDROME: Reye's (Ryes) syndrome is a rare but serious condition that causes swelling in the liver and brain. Reye's syndrome most often affects children and teenagers recovering from a viral infection and who may also have a metabolic disorder. Signs and symptoms such as confusion, seizures and loss of consciousness require emergency treatment. Aspirin has been linked with Reye's syndrome. Children and teenagers recovering from viral infections should never take aspirin.

Dick Van Dyke, National Reye's Syndrome Foundation Spokesperson.

Dick Van Dyke, National Reye's Syndrome Foundation Spokesperson.

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