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Aspin 100 mg Tablet


Uses of Aspin Tablet

Aspin Tablet side effects

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

How to use Aspin 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. Aspin 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Aspin Tablet works

Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain, and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Aspin Tablet related warnings

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Aspin 100 mg Tablet. Taking Aspin 100 mg Tablet with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
Aspin 100 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.
Aspin 100 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Aspin 100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Aspin 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aspin 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Aspin 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Aspin 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aspin 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Aspin 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Aspin 100 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Aspin 100 mg Tablet is an everyday painkiller for aches and pains such as headache, toothache and period pain. 
  • It may also be used to treat colds and flu-like symptoms, and to bring down a fever.
  • Stop taking Aspin 100 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 Aspin 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
Brand(s): Methosis
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Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
Brand(s): Losin, Tosar

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Aspin

What are the 3 Loading tablets to prevent heart attackDisprin atorvastatin and another tablet starts with the letter c
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Clopidogrel but is better to take under medical supervision
I was on glimison m 1/500 . Half tablet per day Diabetes was in control but i heard somewhere that metfprmin is npt good for kidney my creatinine level stays between 1.0 to 1.7 can i use only glimipiride? Is it safe my suger level is around 100_110 in morning. And what would be the require dose? 1_2_3 mg?? I had heart attack and 3 arteries are block pumping is 20%
Dr. Jagruti Shah
Diabetes Specialist
You can get you E-GFR. when you do s.creatinine eIf it is more than 60 then you can safely continue the same drugs if post lunch sugars are acceptable that is less than 140 mg %. Some times it is safer better to change more kidney friendly drugs and small dose of insulin.
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Q. Is there any interaction between Aspin and vitamin D?

No, drug-drug interactions or additional harmful effects have been reported when Aspin and vitamin D are used together.

Q. Does Aspin really work for acne?

Aspin contains acetyl salicylic acid. And salicylic acid is a common component of most of the topical (local application) creams of acne. However, Aspin as such is not used in the management of acne.

Q. Can I take Aspin with Tamsulosin?

Aspin and Tamsulosin can be taken together. There are no known drug-drug interactions when they are used together.

Q. How does Aspin act as an antiplatelet drug?

Aspin blocks the enzyme cyclooxygenase which is necessary for the production of thromboxane. Thromboxane normally acts as a pro-aggregatory agent causing the platelets to clump and form a clot. Hence, Aspin by blocking the action of thromboxane functions as an antiplatelet drug.

Q. Can I take fexofenadine with Aspin?

Yes, you can take fexofenadine with Aspin. Fexofenadine is an anti-histaminic drug used for the treatment of allergic diseases and Aspin 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. Can I take ibuprofen after Aspin?

It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with Aspin. Your doctor can suggest an alternative. Ibuprofen can decrease the antiplatelet effect of Aspin. When taken together, they can cause increased anticoagulation and potassium levels. Also, Aspin can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before Aspin or 2 to 4 hours after.

Q. Does Aspin cause H. pylori infection?

Aspin 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. How is Aspin helpful to prevent stroke?

Aspin helps in stopping the processes of platelet adhesion and aggregation (clumping of platelets). Thereby, the risk of formation of blood clots in the vessels supplying the brain is reduced leading to lesser chances of occurrences of stroke.

Q. Are Aspin and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?

Yes, Aspin 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. Is Aspin an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)?

Yes, Aspin 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. Why is Aspin contraindicated in patients with asthma?

Yes, use of Aspin is contraindicated in patients with asthma, rhinitis and nasal polyps. Aspin 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 Aspin bad for your liver?

No, as such Aspin does not harm your liver. However, if you already have some liver disorder or haven taken Aspin at high doses, there can be occurrence Aspin-related toxicity. Hence, it is necessary to disclose your liver condition to the treating physician.

Q. How and where is Aspin metabolized?

After oral intake, Aspin 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. What are the allergic reactions to Aspin?

Allergic reactions to Aspin can predominantly affect the respiratory airway tract causing nasal congestion, running nose and difficulty in breathing or the allergic reactions can be limited resulting in urticaria (raised, itchy, skin rashes) and angioedema (swelling of the lower layer of skin and tissue just under the skin).

Q. Can I take Aspin and clopidogrel together?

Yes, you can take Aspin and clopidogrel together. Fixed-dose combinations of clopidogrel and Aspin 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. Is Aspin a blood thinner?

Yes, Aspin 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 Aspin beneficial in certain diseases of heart?

Yes, at low dose, Aspin 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 Aspin good for hair growth?

No, Aspin 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 Aspin safe?

Aspin 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. Is Aspin good for a hangover headache?

No, Aspin 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. Can I take Aspin empty stomach?

Yes, Aspin can be taken in an empty stomach particularly to increase its rate and extent of absorption, as the presence of food interferes with Aspin absorption. Having said so, aspirin taken in an empty stomach can irritate the stomach surface and cause erosions.

Q. Can I take Aspin with famotidine?

Aspin can be taken with famotidine. Aspin 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.

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