Disprin Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Disprin Effervescent tablet
Disprin Tablet is used for pain relief and fever. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like headache, joint pain, muscle pain and toothache.
Disprin Effervescent tablet side effects
Common
  • Gastrointestinal irritation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastritis
  • Bleeding disorder
  • Low blood platelets
  • Gastric erosion
  • Gastric ulcer
How to use Disprin Effervescent tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Disprin Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Disprin Effervescent 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).
Disprin Effervescent tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Disprin 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Disprin Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Disprin Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Disprin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Disprin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Disprin Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Disprin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Disprin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Disprin Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

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  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Disprin Tablet should not be used if you ever had an ulcer in your stomach or small intestine.
  • Disprin Tablet may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Inform your doctor if you notice black stools or cough up blood (however small the amount).
  • Disprin Tablet should not be used in children aged under 16 years.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Disprin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Disprin

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soo much headache 8 months pregnant can i take disprin
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Avoid disprin. However you can take paracetamol tablets like Crocin for the headache
Should ecosprin75 mg or sorbetrait or both medicines be taken at the time of heart attack before reaching the hospital to a diabetic patient
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Yes disprin full should be taken along with sorbitrate
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FAQs

Q. Is Disprin a blood thinner?
Yes, Disprin 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 Disprin an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)?
Yes, Disprin 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. Can I take Disprin and clopidogrel together?
Yes, you can take Disprin and clopidogrel together. Fixed-dose combinations of clopidogrel and Disprin 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 Disprin good for a hangover headache?
No, Disprin 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 Disprin beneficial in certain diseases of heart?
Yes, at low dose, Disprin 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. Can I take Disprin empty stomach?
Yes, Disprin can be taken in an empty stomach particularly to increase its rate and extent of absorption, as the presence of food interferes with Disprin absorption. Having said so, aspirin taken in an empty stomach can irritate the stomach surface and cause erosions.
Q. Is Disprin good for hair growth?
No, Disprin 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 Disprin safe?
Disprin 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 Disprin with Tamsulosin?
Disprin and Tamsulosin can be taken together. There are no known drug-drug interactions when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Disprin with famotidine?
Disprin can be taken with famotidine. Disprin 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 Disprin?
Yes, you can take fexofenadine with Disprin. Fexofenadine is an anti-histaminic drug used for the treatment of allergic diseases and Disprin 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. Are Disprin and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
Yes, Disprin 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 Disprin cause H. pylori infection?
Disprin 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 Disprin?
It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with Disprin. Your doctor can suggest an alternative. Ibuprofen can decrease the antiplatelet effect of Disprin. When taken together, they can cause increased anticoagulation and potassium levels. Also, Disprin can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before Disprin or 2 to 4 hours after.
Q. How and where is Disprin metabolized?
After oral intake, Disprin 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 Disprin contraindicated in patients with asthma?
Yes, use of Disprin is contraindicated in patients with asthma, rhinitis and nasal polyps. Disprin 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 Disprin and vitamin D?
No, drug-drug interactions or additional harmful effects have been reported when Disprin and vitamin D are used together.
Q. Is asacol also Disprin?
No, asacol is not Disprin. Asacol is 5-aminosalicylic acid and is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis while Disprin is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and belongs to the group of pain killers.
Q. What are the allergic reactions to Disprin?
Allergic reactions to Disprin 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. How is Disprin helpful to prevent stroke?
Disprin 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. Is Disprin bad for your liver?
No, as such Disprin does not harm your liver. However, if you already have some liver disorder or haven taken Disprin at high doses, there can be occurrence Disprin-related toxicity. Hence, it is necessary to disclose your liver condition to the treating physician.
Q. How does Disprin act as an antiplatelet drug?
Disprin 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, Disprin by blocking the action of thromboxane functions as an antiplatelet drug.
Q. Can Disprin make one constipated?
Yes, long-term use of Disprin has been associated with constipation. However, occurrence of this side effect is not very common.
Q. Does Disprin really work for acne?
Disprin contains acetyl salicylic acid. And salicylic acid is a common component of most of the topical (local application) creams of acne. However, Disprin as such is not used in the management of acne.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Oct 2018.
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