AGGRENOX 25MG/200MG CAPSULE MR

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Composition FOR AGGRENOX

Aspirin(ASA)(25mg),Dipyridamole(200mg)

food interaction for AGGRENOX

alcohol interaction for AGGRENOX

pregnancy interaction for AGGRENOX

lactation interaction for AGGRENOX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Aggrenox 25mg/200mg capsule mr 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Aggrenox 25mg/200mg capsule mr is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR AGGRENOX

Aspirin(ASA)(25mg)

Uses

Aspirin(ASA) 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.

How it works

Aspirin(asa) 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.

Common side effects

Gastrointestinal irritation, Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, Gastritis, Bleeding disorder, Reduced blood platelets, Gastric erosion, Gastric ulcer.
Dipyridamole(200mg)

Uses

Dipyridamole is used for stroke prevention
It is also used to prevent blood clot after artificial heart valves and reduce the risk of having another stroke in people who have already suffered a stroke.

How it works

Dipyridamole prevents the platelets from sticking together, which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects

Headache, Flushing of face, Dizziness, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Decreased blood pressure.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR AGGRENOX 25MG/200MG CAPSULE MR

Patients taking AGGRENOX 25MG/200MG CAPSULE MR

  • 60%
    Twice A Day
  • 40%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR AGGRENOX

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR AGGRENOX

• Take the drug with food to lower the chances of an upset stomach
• Consult your doctor if you have ringing in ears, unusual bleeding or nausea or vomitting after taking this drug
• Do not take this drug if you have or had stomach ulcer. 
• Do not start or continue the aspirin tablets and consult your doctor:
          - If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to aspirin or any of the other ingredients of aspirin tablet.
          - If you have history of asthma, urticarial, rhinitis, hay fever, chronic respiratory diseases,nasal polyps or other sensitivity reaction precipitated by other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents.

Frequently asked questions FOR AGGRENOX

Aspirin(ASA)

Q. Is aspirin an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)?
Yes, Aspirin 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.
Q. Is aspirin a beta blocker?
No, aspirin 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.
Q. Is aspirin good for a hangover headache?
No, aspirin 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.
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Q. Is aspirin a blood thinner?
Yes, aspirin 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.
Q. Is aspirin beneficial in certain diseases of heart?
Yes, at low dose, aspirin 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.
Q. Is aspirin good for hair growth?
No, aspirin 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 aspirin safe?
Aspirin 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 Aspirin(ASA) with Tamsulosin?
Aspirin(ASA) and Tamsulosin can be taken together. There are no known drug-drug interactions when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Aspirin(ASA) with famotidine?
Aspirin(ASA) can be taken with aspirin. Aspirin 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 Aspirin(ASA)?
Yes, you can take fexofenadine with Aspirin(ASA). Fexofenadine is an anti-histaminic drug used for the treatment of allergic diseases and Aspirin(ASA) 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 different is Aspirin(ASA) from naproxen?
Both naproxen and Aspirin(ASA) 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 Aspirin(ASA).<br>
Q. Are aspirin and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
Yes, aspirin 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.
Q. Does Aspirin(ASA) cause H. pylori infection?<br><br>
Aspirin(ASA) 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.<br>
Q. Can I take ibuprofen after Aspirin(ASA)?
It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with aspirin. Your doctor can suggest an alternative. Ibuprofen can decrease the antiplatelet effect of Aspirin(ASA). When taken together, they can cause increased anticoagulation and potassium levels. Also, aspirin can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before aspirin or 2 to 4 hours after.<br>

Dipyridamole

Q. Is dipyridamole a prodrug?
No. Dipyridamole is an active form of the drug
Q. What is dipyridamole used for/prescribed for/what does it treat/what are dipyridamole tablets for?
Dipyridamole is used along with other drugs (e.g. aspirin) to reduce risk of blood clots (deep venous thrombosis, recurrent venous thrombosis) which may occur typically after surgeries (e.g. heart valve replacement surgery)
Q. How does dipyridamole work?
Dipyridamole belongs to a class of drugs called antithrombotic (anticoagulant) drugs with antiplatelet activity. It reduces clot formation by interfering with the activation of platelets which is essential in clot formation
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Q. Is dipyridamole a blood thinner/anticoagulant?
Yes. Dipyridamole is a blood thinner or anticoagulant and reduces risk of blood clots by inhibiting platelet activity that is essential in clot formation
Q. Is dipyridamole a statin/NSAID?
No. Dipyridamole is a blood thinner or anticoagulant and reduces risk of blood clots. It does not have effects like statins (lowering blood cholesterol) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs (reducing pain and inflammation)
Q. Does dipyridamole contain aspirin?
Dipyridamole and aspirin are two different drugs with similar uses but different mechanism of action. Some marketed medicines may contain a combination of aspirin and dipyridamole (e.g. Aggrenox)
Q. How does dipyridamole stress test work?
The dipyridamole stress test or thallium scan test helps your doctor identify areas of your heart which do not receive enough blood supply (myocardial perfusion) due to diseases of blood vessels in the heart (coronary artery disease). Dipyridamole is directly administered into blood vessels (IV) to induce stress on the heart which is similar to physical exercise by increasing blood flow to the heart. It is usually used in patients who cannot exercise.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)