Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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Alcohol
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₹0.23/Tablet
14 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet

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Uses of Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet

Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatic fever.
It also prevents recurrence of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet

Common

Gastrointestinal irritation, Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, Gastritis, Bleeding disorder, Reduced blood platelets, Gastric erosion, Gastric ulcer.

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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. It is better to take Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet with food.

How Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet works

Acetyl salicylic acid 50mg tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain, swelling, and blood clots.

In Depth Information on Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet

Expert advice for Acetyl Salicylic Acid Tablet

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Acetyl salicylic acid should not be used if you ever had an ulcer in your stomach or small intestine.
  • Acetyl salicylic acid may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Inform your doctor if you notice black stools or cough up blood (however small the amount).
  • Acetyl salicylic acid should not be used in children aged under 16 years.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use d
uring lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, d
rowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Derinide 0.5mg Respules 2ml, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Pericort 4mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acetyl Salicylic Acid 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Aspirin(ASA)

Yes, Acetyl salicylic acid is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). In low doses, it protects the heart and prevents heart attacks and stroke. In higher doses, it relieves mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation and is useful in arthritis, minor body aches, and pains and headache.
No, Acetyl salicylic acid is not a beta blocker. It is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). In low doses, it protects the heart and prevents heart attacks and stroke. In higher doses, it relieves mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation.
No, Acetyl salicylic acid should not be used for alcohol hangover/ hangover headache. Alcohol use cause damage to the stomach lining and use of aspirin along with can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
Yes, Acetyl salicylic acid acts as a blood thinner. In low doses, it has antiplatelet action and it prevents the platelets from sticking together. This helps to decrease the risk of blood clot formation in blood vessels and provides protection from heart attack and stroke.
Yes, at low dose, Acetyl salicylic acid is beneficial for patients who are at an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. It is also advised after stent placement or coronary artery bypass. In low doses, it does not allow the platelets to stick together and decreases the risk of blood clot formation.
No, Acetyl salicylic acid is not known to play any role in hair growth. It is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). In low doses, it protects the heart and prevents heart attacks and stroke. In higher doses, it relieves mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation
Q. Is Acetyl salicylic acid safe?
Acetyl salicylic acid is safe to use in the doses as advised by the doctor, however, there are some common side effects associated with its use like nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, gastritis, bleeding disorder, decreased blood platelets, gastric erosion, and gastric ulcer.
Q. Can I take Acetyl salicylic acid with Tamsulosin?
Acetyl salicylic acid and Tamsulosin can be taken together. There are no known drug-drug interactions when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Acetyl salicylic acid with famotidine?
Acetyl salicylic acid can be taken with famotidine. Acetyl salicylic acid is a pain killer and belongs to the group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents) which can increase the gastric acid secretion and worsen stomach acidity, heartburn, and stomach ulcers and drugs like Famotidine are used to prevent and treat gastric problems caused by painkillers.
Q. Can I take fexofenadine with Acetyl salicylic acid?
Yes, you can take fexofenadine with Acetyl salicylic acid. Fexofenadine is an anti-histaminic drug used for the treatment of allergic diseases and Acetyl salicylic acid is a NSAID (non-steroidal inflammatory drug) and has antiplatelet action and helps to relieve pain, fever, and swelling. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. How is Acetyl salicylic acid different from naproxen?
Both naproxen and Acetyl salicylic acid belong to the same class of drugs known as NSAIDs ((non-steroidal inflammatory drugs). However, naproxen is better tolerated and more effective in relieving headache compared to Acetyl salicylic acid.
Q. Are Acetyl salicylic acid and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
Yes, Acetyl salicylic acid and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) are the names for the same medicine. Aspirin is called acetylsalicylic acid, as it is an acetyl derivative of the salicylic acid and is commonly abbreviated as ASA.
Acetyl salicylic acid is not known to cause Helicobacter Pylori infection. However, its use in patients already having H. pylori infection can cause an increased risk of stomach ulcers and bleeding due to these ulcers.
Q. Can I take ibuprofen after Acetyl salicylic acid?
It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with Acetyl salicylic acid. Your doctor can suggest an alternative. Ibuprofen can decrease the antiplatelet effect of Acetyl salicylic acid. When taken together, they can cause increased anticoagulation and potassium levels. Also, Acetyl salicylic acid can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before Acetyl salicylic acid or 2 to 4 hours after.
Q. Can I take Acetyl salicylic acid and clopidogrel together?
Yes, you can take Acetyl salicylic acid and clopidogrel together. Fixed-dose combinations of clopidogrel and Acetyl salicylic acid are available and effectively lowers the risk of heart attack and is used in patients after a coronary artery stent but it can increase the risk of bleeding.
After oral intake, Acetyl salicylic acid rapidly gets converted to salicylic acid, its major active circulating form. Both are primarily metabolized (broken down) in the liver to salicyluric acid and products like phenolic and acyl glucuronides and others. All metabolites are excreted through the kidneys.
Yes, use of Acetyl salicylic acid is contraindicated in patients with asthma, rhinitis and nasal polyps. Acetyl salicylic acid can cause allergic reactions like urticaria (raised, itchy, skin rashes), angioedema (swelling of skin and tissue under the skin), or bronchospasm (narrowing of the airway).
Q. Is there any interaction between Acetyl salicylic acid and vitamin D?
No, drug-drug interactions or additional harmful effects have been reported when Acetyl salicylic acid and vitamin D are used together.
Q. Is asacol Acetyl salicylic acid?
No, asacol is not Acetyl salicylic acid. Asacol is 5-aminosalicylic acid and is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis while Acetyl salicylic acid is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and belongs to the group of pain killers.
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