Medicine Overview of Asa Tablet
Side effects of Asa Tablet
Gastrointestinal irritation, Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, Gastritis, Bleeding disorder, Reduced blood platelets, Gastric erosion, Gastric ulcer.
How to use Asa 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 Asa 50mg Tablet with food.
How Asa Tablet works
Asa 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 Asa Tablet
Expert advice for Asa Tablet
- It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
- Asa should not be used if you ever had an ulcer in your stomach or small intestine.
- Asa may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Inform your doctor if you notice black stools or cough up blood (however small the amount).
- Asa should not be used in children aged under 16 years.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Asa 50mg Tablet
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Asa 50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Asa 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Asa 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect yo+more
ur vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Asa 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Asa 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Asa 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Asa 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Asa 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Asa 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Asa 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Asa 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decamycin 4mg Injection, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet, Depo Medrol 40mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Asa 50mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Aspirin(ASA)
Yes, 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.
No, 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.
No, 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.
Yes, 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.
Yes, at low dose, 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.
No, 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 Asa safe?
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 Asa with Tamsulosin?
Asa and Tamsulosin can be taken together. There are no known drug-drug interactions when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Asa with famotidine?
Asa can be taken with famotidine. 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 Asa?
Yes, you can take fexofenadine with Asa. Fexofenadine is an anti-histaminic drug used for the treatment of allergic diseases and 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 Asa different from naproxen?
Both naproxen and 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 Asa.
Q. Are Asa and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
Yes, 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.
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 Asa?
It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with Asa. Your doctor can suggest an alternative. Ibuprofen can decrease the antiplatelet effect of Asa. When taken together, they can cause increased anticoagulation and potassium levels. Also, Asa can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before Asa or 2 to 4 hours after.
Q. Can I take Asa and clopidogrel together?
Yes, you can take Asa and clopidogrel together. Fixed-dose combinations of clopidogrel and 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.
After oral intake, 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.
Yes, use of Asa is contraindicated in patients with asthma, rhinitis and nasal polyps. 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 Asa and vitamin D?
No, drug-drug interactions or additional harmful effects have been reported when Asa and vitamin D are used together.
Q. Is asacol Asa?
No, asacol is not Asa. Asacol is 5-aminosalicylic acid and is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis while Asa is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and belongs to the group of pain killers.
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