Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet

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Composition for Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet

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447.32
₹2.8/Tablet
160 tablets in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet

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Uses of Aspirin(ASA)

Aspirin(ASA) is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, muscle pain, 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 Aspirin(ASA)

Common

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

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How to use Aspirin(ASA)

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.

How Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet 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.
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Uses of Caffeine

Caffeine is used in the treatment of migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Caffeine

Common

Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Dehydration.

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How to use Caffeine

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.

How Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Caffeine works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thus relieving the migraine headache.

In Depth Information on Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet

Expert advice for Aspirin(ASA)

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Aspirin(ASA) should not be used if you ever had an ulcer in your stomach or small intestine.
  • Aspirin(ASA) may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Inform your doctor if you notice black stools or cough up blood (however small the amount).
  • Aspirin(ASA) should not be used in children aged under 16 years.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Caffeine

  • For relief of pain, consume the medicine only at recommended doses. Immediately consult doctor in case you take more than the prescribed/ recommended dose even if you feel well. Also consult the doctor if the symptoms last for more than 3 days despite taking the medicine.
  • Preparations of caffeine and ergot derivatives have been discontinued in view of patient safety.
  • When caffeine citrate solution is used for premature apnea of newborns, remember to use one vial of the drug for one dose. Throw away the left-over solution after required amount is used.
Warnings
Special precautions for Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.

Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Anacin 400mg/30mg 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
Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or
affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Anacin 400mg/30mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Aspirin(ASA)

Q. Is Aspirin(ASA) an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)?
Yes, Aspirin(ASA) 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(ASA) a beta blocker?
No, Aspirin(ASA) 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(ASA) good for a hangover headache?
No, Aspirin(ASA) 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.
Q. Is Aspirin(ASA) a blood thinner?
Yes, Aspirin(ASA) 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(ASA) beneficial in certain diseases of heart?
Yes, at low dose, Aspirin(ASA) 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(ASA) good for hair growth?
No, Aspirin(ASA) 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(ASA) safe?
Aspirin(ASA) 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 famotidine. Aspirin(ASA) 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 is Aspirin(ASA) different 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).
Q. Are Aspirin(ASA) and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
Yes, Aspirin(ASA) 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?
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.
Q. Can I take ibuprofen after Aspirin(ASA)?
It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with Aspirin(ASA). 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(ASA) can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before Aspirin(ASA) or 2 to 4 hours after.
Q. Can I take Aspirin(ASA) and clopidogrel together?
Yes, you can take Aspirin(ASA) and clopidogrel together. Fixed-dose combinations of clopidogrel and Aspirin(ASA) 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.
Q. How and where is Aspirin(ASA) metabolized?
After oral intake, Aspirin(ASA) 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.
Q. Why is Aspirin(ASA) contraindicated in patients with asthma?
Yes, use of Aspirin(ASA) is contraindicated in patients with asthma, rhinitis and nasal polyps. Aspirin(ASA) 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 Aspirin(ASA) and vitamin D?
No, drug-drug interactions or additional harmful effects have been reported when Aspirin(ASA) and vitamin D are used together.
Q. Is asacol Aspirin(ASA)?
No, asacol is not Aspirin(ASA). Asacol is 5-aminosalicylic acid and is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis while Aspirin(ASA) is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and belongs to the group of pain killers.
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Frequently asked questions for Caffeine

Q. What is Caffeine?
Caffeine is a drug which belongs to a group of medicines called methylxanthines. It is also present in tea, coffee, some chocolates and soft drinks, in addition to some medicines. It acts on the brain to increase alertness and energy levels. However, too much Caffeine is harmful
Q. Is caffeine alcohol?
No, caffeine is not alcohol; it belongs to a group of medicines called methylxanthines. It acts on the brain to increase alertness and energy levels. However, it must be remembered that too much caffeine is harmful
Q. Is Caffeine good or bad?
Caffeine. if taken as medicine for recommended indications and in adequate dosage it provides beneficial effects. Too much Caffeine is harmful. Always consult your doctor if you get any of the bad effects or side effects after use of Caffeine
Q. Is Caffeine good for hair?
There is no report available on the use of Caffeine and hair growth. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Caffeine addictive?
No, Caffeine is not in the list of addictive drugs. Addiction is said to occur when there is persistent, compulsive dependence on a behavior or substance; without treatment or engagement in recovery activities, addiction is progressive and can result in disability or premature death. Caffeine does not meet this definition. However, people who have taken it for long may experience "Caffeine withdrawal" symptoms like headache, anxiety, fatigue, drowsiness or depression, 12–24 hours after the last dose of Caffeine but resolves within 24–48 hours
Q. Is Caffeine good for heart?
Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant, and is used in combination with pain-relieving medication to ease headache, migraine pain, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat and period pains. Increased doses may have side effects like increased heart rate (tachycardia), abnormal heart beats (cardiac arrhythmias). Always consult your doctor for the recommended indications, doses and side effects, if any.
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Substitutes for Anacin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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