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DIAPYRIN 250MG/250MG/5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR DIAPYRIN

Aspirin(ASA)(250 mg),Paracetamol(250 mg),Codeine(5 mg)

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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Diapyrin 250mg/250mg/5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Diapyrin 250mg/250mg/5mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Diapyrin 250mg/250mg/5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR DIAPYRIN

Aspirin(ASA)(250 mg)

Uses

Aspirin(ASA) is used in the treatment of fever, headache, migraine, ear pain, joint pain, Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, muscular pain, musculo-skeletal pain, dental pain, menstrual pain, rheumatic pain, post operative pain, gout, mouth sores (ulcers), nerve pain and prevention of heart attack

How it works

Aspirin(ASA) blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, pain, and fever.

Common side effects

Nausea, Bronchoconstriction (constriction of air passages), Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Bleeding, Cerebral hemorrhage, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Gastric erosion, Gastric ulcer, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Enlarged liver, Indigestion, Respiratory alkalosis, Running nose, Ringing in ear, Urticaria, Vertigo, Vomiting
Paracetamol(250 mg)

Uses

Paracetamol is used in the treatment of headache, joint pain, dental pain, nerve pain, muscular pain, menstrual pain, migraine and fever

How it works

Paracetamol blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, pain, and fever.

Common side effects

Skin redness, Allergic reaction, Shortness of breath, Running nose, Nausea, Liver injury, Abnormal blood cell count, Facial swelling, Blisters on skin
Codeine(5 mg)

Uses

Codeine is used for pain and dry cough

How it works

Codeine decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

Common side effects

Sweating, Headache, Dizziness, Cns stimulation, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Edema, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Anemia, Tachycardia, Feeling of discomfort, Sedation, Confusion, Drowsiness, Constipation, Restlessness, Decreased blood pressure

SUBSTITUTES FOR DIAPYRIN

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Expert advice FOR DIAPYRIN

• Take the drug with food to lower the chances of an upset stomach
• Consult your doctor if you have ringing in ears, unusual bleeding or nausea or vomitting after taking this drug
• Do not take this drug if you have or had stomach ulcer. 
• Do not start or continue the aspirin tablets and consult your doctor:
          - If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to aspirin or any of the other ingredients of aspirin tablet.
          - If you have history of asthma, urticarial, rhinitis, hay fever, chronic respiratory diseases,nasal polyps or other sensitivity reaction precipitated by other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents.

Frequently asked questions FOR DIAPYRIN

Aspirin(ASA)

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Is aspirin an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)?
Yes, aspirin is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). It is often used to treat arthritis, minor body aches, and pains, pains aggravated by inflammation, headaches, and to reduce fever.

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Is aspirin same as disprin, ecosprin, asaphen and loprin?
Disprin, ecosprin, asaphen, and loprin are the three brand medicines that contain aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) as the main ingredient.

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Is aspirin a beta blocker?
No, aspirin is not a beta blocker.

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Is aspirin good for a hangover headache?
No. Aspirin should not be used for alcohol hangover/ hangover headache, as its use with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.

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Is aspirin a blood thinner?
Aspirin reduces the effect of certain chemical messenger systems in the body. These compounds are responsible for platelet aggregation or blood clotting. Consequently, Aspirin may considerably reduce the risk of clot formation.

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Is aspirin beneficial in certain diseases of heart?
Yes. Aspirin at a low dose is generally prescribed by the physician if you are at an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, after stent placement or after coronary artery bypass or if you have chest pain due to coronary artery disease (angina). It should be taken for a heart condition only when prescribed by a physician/ cardiologist.

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Is aspirin good for hair growth?
No, aspirin does not play any role in hair growth.

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Is aspirin safe?
Aspirin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/doctor.

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Is asacol aspirin?
No, asacol is not aspirin. Asacol is 5-aminosalicylic acid and is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.

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Are aspirin and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
Yes, aspirin and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) are the names for the same medicine. Aspirin is called so, as it is a derivative of the salicylic acid and is commonly abbreviated as ASA.

Paracetamol

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Is paracetamol an antibiotic?
No, paracetamol is not an antibiotic. It's an analgesic (pain-killer) and anti-pyretic (for the relief of fever).

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Is paracetamol a NSAID?
Yes, paracetamol is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) which has analgesic (painkiller) and antipyretic (for the relief of fever) properties.

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Is paracetamol an analgesic?
Yes, paracetamol is an analgesic (painkiller) medicine and can be used for the relief of pain, for example, toothache, headache, and sprain.

Codeine

Q.

Is codeine legal in India?
Yes, however codeine containing tablets require prescription in India

Q.

Is codeine addictive?
Codeine may cause addiction when consumed for longer duration. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

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Is codeine a narcotic/hydrocodone/morphine/depressant?
Codeine is a naturally occurring form of morphine and called as narcotic. Hydrocodone is derived form of codeine. Codeine is not a depressant drug

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Is codeine strong?
It depends on the dose. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

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Is codeine/Corex/Phensedyl over the counter or banned in India?
No, it is available in India with doctor's prescription only

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Is codeine/Corex bad or harmful?
It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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Is Corex a drug?
No, Corex is a cough syrup which contains codeine as one of its component

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What is Paracodin/Paracodin tablets/Paracodin 10 mg/Paracodol/Paracodina/Paracodin drops/Phensedyl/Phensedyl cough syrup used for?
These are the trade names of codeine containing products. Your doctor may prescribe it (depending on the disease condition) for the treatment of mild to moderate pain, diarrhea, cough, irritable bowel syndrome

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Can I take codeine for flu/headache/toothache/cold/back pain/tonsillitis/migraine/menstrual cramps/stomach pain?
Codeine is specifically used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain, diarrhea, cough, irritable bowel syndrome. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

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Can I take codeine with naproxen/paracetamol/ibuprofen/advil/ warfarin/metronidazole/hydrocodone/diclofenac/ amoxicillin?
You can take codeine with paracetamol/ibuprofen/ Advil/ warfarin/ diclofenac/amoxicillin/naproxen. Taking metronidazole and hydrocodone may alter the effects of codeine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

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Does codeine expire?
Codeine containing tablets are available with mention of expiry date on it. Before taking medicine, patient should consult pharmacist or doctor

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Does codeine make you high/tired/fat/awake/ sleep/constipate/thin blood/headache?
Codeine causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

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Does codeine have acetaminophen in it?
No, it does not contain acetaminophen in it. However, your doctor may prescribe codeine along with acetaminophen.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)