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Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet

Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet side effects

Common
  • Gastrointestinal irritation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastritis
  • Bleeding disorder
  • Low blood platelets
  • Gastric erosion
  • Gastric ulcer

How to use Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet works

Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.

Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet. Taking Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet helps prevent future heart attack and clot-related (ischemic) stroke.
  • It is generally well-tolerated with minimum side effects.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It may make you bleed more easily. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice blood in your vomit or have black/tarry stools.
  • Stop taking Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50 mg Tablet and tell your doctor if you have ringing in your ears, unusual bleeding, or nausea or vomiting that does not go away.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Acetyl Salicylic Acid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zencort-M, Welone
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Losin, Tosar
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acetyl Salicylic Acid

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HISTORY OF MILD HEART ATTACK. 15 YEARS BACK RECOMMENDED ANGIOPLASTY BUT OPTED FOR MEDICATION. NOW RECENT CONSULTATION WITH DOCTOR TO TAKE THESE MEDICINE ECOSPIRIN GOLD 10, AMYLONG 2.5, RPROLONET XL50. BP 140/70 NOW PROBLEM IS SWELLING ON THE ANKLE BOTH WITH MILD PAIN. URIC ACID, CREATININE, IS NORMAL, HEMOGLOBNE 10MGit is Prolomet xl50 friend doctor said swelling is because of the medicine. cant he avoid that medicine
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Change amlodepine to clinidepine 10 mg twice a dau
my mom age 60, she is taking calcar10mg nd thyronorm 50mg. from 1year, bt from past 2days she z feeling heavy in d chest after her fud. after taking gelusil she z feeling better. may i know wat z d cause nd z it a heart attack. kindly reply me as soon as possible
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Get stress test done
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Acetyl Salicylic Acid for?

You should be taking Acetyl Salicylic Acid for the rest of your life unless stopped by your doctor.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Acetyl Salicylic Acid?

Acetyl Salicylic Acid is known to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. You may not feel any difference after taking Acetyl Salicylic Acid. Keep taking it as prescribed by your doctor, you will be getting the benefits.

Q. How long does Acetyl Salicylic Acid takes to clear from the body?

It takes around 10 days for Acetyl Salicylic Acid to get cleared from the body after completely stopping this medicine.

Q. Why is Acetyl Salicylic Acid given in pregnancy?

Acetyl Salicylic Acid is generally not recommended in pregnancy unless you have certain medical conditions like pre-eclampsia or other clotting disorder.

Q. What is the best time to take Acetyl Salicylic Acid?

Take Acetyl Salicylic Acid as prescribed by your doctor. According to a recent study, taking Acetyl Salicylic Acid at night time, before you go to sleep, is more effective in reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Q. Will I need to stop Acetyl Salicylic Acid before surgery or dental procedure?

Acetyl Salicylic Acid may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Acetyl Salicylic Acid. You should not stop taking it on your own.

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