Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule

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Uses of Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide Mononitrate is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Side effects of Isosorbide Mononitrate

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Headache, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Flushing of face, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Isosorbide Mononitrate

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 Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule works

Isosorbide mononitrate reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.
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Uses of Aspirin(ASA)

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.
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Side effects of Aspirin(ASA)

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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 Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule 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.

In Depth Information on Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule

Expert advice for Isosorbide Mononitrate

Take isosorbide mononitrate by mouth on an empty stomach with a full glass of water. Do not take isosorbide mononitrate, If you are allergic to isosorbide mononitrate or any of the other ingredients. Check with your doctor before taking isosorbide mononitrate, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
  • Do not drink alcohol. 
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as the drug can make you dizzy or drowzy.
Isosorbide mononitrate is not indicated for relief of acute anginal attacks The drug can  can cause severe headaches, especially when you first start using it. These headaches may gradually become less severe as you continue to use the medication. Do not stop taking isosorbide mononitrate. Ask your doctor before using any headache pain medication.

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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule
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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
Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule 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
Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule is probably safe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy
or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
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Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Aspitrate 60mg/150mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Isosorbide Mononitrate

Q. Does Isosorbide Mononitrate cause erectile dysfunction (ed)/ lower blood pressure/hair loss?
Isosorbide Mononitrate does not cause erectile dysfunction but should not be used with the drugs such as Viagra used to treat ED. Low blood pressure is a common side effect of Isosorbide Mononitrate. Hair loss is not common, but may occur in some especially in older (60+) females
Q. Is isosorbide mononitrate the same as isosorbide dinitrate?
Isosorbide mononitrate is the active metabolite of isosorbide dinitrate and is primarily used in the management of chronic stable angina. It has high bioavailability and a longer half-life (4-6 hours) than isosorbide dinitrate
Q. Can Isosorbide Mononitrate get you high?
No, Isosorbide Mononitrate does not get you high
Q. Is isosorbide mononitrate a beta blocker/ a blood thinner/ a calcium channel blocker/a statin /ace inhibitor/ a diuretic/ a narcotic?
No, isosorbide mononitrate is vasodilator. It is not a beta blocker, a blood thinner, a calcium channel blocker, ace inhibitor/ a diuretic or a statin. It is not a narcotic but narcotic symptoms may develop in some people
Q. Can Isosorbide Mononitrate be crushed/ cut half/ be split?
Do not crush, split, cut half or chew the Isosorbide Mononitrate tablets. Its efficacy may get reduce. Always follow your doctor’s advice regarding its use
Q. Can i take paracetamol with isosorbide mononitrate?
No interactions are found for paracetamol with isosorbide mononitrate, but it does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist
Q. Can Isosorbide Mononitrate be taken at night?
It is better to take Isosorbide Mononitrate in the morning during the time patients are active and leave them drug free during sleep.
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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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