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Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Salt Synonyms
Acetylsalicylic Acid
Storage
Store below 30°C

Product introduction

Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet is an anti-inflammatory type of medicine. It helps to relieve pain and reduce inflammation and fever. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, toothache, muscle pain, period pain, joint pain, and fever.

Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet is usually best taken with food otherwise it may upset your stomach. The dose that is right for you depends on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should take it as your doctor advises. Do not take more or use it for longer than recommended.

The most common side effects of this medicine are heartburn, upset stomach, nausea, and vomiting. These are not usually serious but if you are worried, ask your doctor about ways of reducing or preventing them. This medicine may sometimes cause you to bleed more easily (for example you may get nosebleeds or bruises).

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have ever had a problem with your blood not clotting properly or if you have had an ulcer or bleeding in your stomach or intestine. To make sure this medicine is safe for you, also tell your doctor if you have trouble with your liver or kidneys, have high blood pressure, or asthma. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before starting treatment. It is usually not recommended in later stages of pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine. Heavy drinking can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.

Uses of Cotaspirin Tablet

Benefits of Cotaspirin Tablet

In Pain relief

Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by reducing substances in your body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation. It is very widely used and is effective for mild to moderate pain. It helps relieve symptoms of pain and fever that happen as a result of toothache, menstruation, muscle damage, and cold. It comes in many different forms, strengths, and brands. In general, take this medicine as per your need and it works best when taken at the first sign of pain.

In Treatment of Fever

Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet is also used to reduce a high temperature (fever). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Cotaspirin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cotaspirin

  • Heartburn
  • Increased bleeding tendency
  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting

How to use Cotaspirin 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. Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cotaspirin 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).

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • Cotaspirin 500mg 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 Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet and tell your doctor if you have ringing in your ears, unusual bleeding, or nausea or vomiting that does not go away.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Acylsalicylic Acid Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's- Non-Selective COX 1&2 Inhibitors (Salicylates)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Cotaspirin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Neil, Esulide
Life-threatening
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
Life-threatening
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Bral
Life-threatening

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Orbital pain is common with viral fever. Go to physician for fever. It will be relieved with relief in fever
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FAQs

Q. What should I know before taking Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet?

Before taking Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet or any of its ingredients to avoid any allergic reactions. Let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, liver, stomach, lungs or kidneys. Inform your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Also, inform your doctor if you have or had gout or any blood-related problems before taking Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet. This is because Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet may affect your condition or may even worsen it. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding to prevent any harmful effects on the baby.

Q. How does Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet work?

Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet works by stopping the production of prostaglandin, the chemical responsible for sending pain signals to the brain and also causes swelling and fever. Our body makes prostaglandins whenever we get hurt or have an infection. Reduction of prostaglandin synthesis provides relief from pain and fever.

Q. How long does it take Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet to start working?

Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet starts working within 20 to 30 minutes after taking it. However, if you do not notice any significant improvement in your condition, consult your doctor.

Q. Is it safe to take Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet for a long time?

Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet may be taken safely for a long time provided that you take it as prescribed by the doctor. This will reduce the chances of developing unwanted side effects and you can get the maximum benefit from the medicine.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet?

Yes, you may drink alcohol while taking Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet. However, drinking too much alcohol while taking Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet may irritate your stomach. Consult your doctor if you have any stomach -related problems while taking Cotaspirin 500mg Tablet.
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Address: Natco House, Road No.2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500 034, India
Country of origin: India

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