Medicine Overview of M Spirin Tablet
M Spirin 75 mg Tablet is used for pain relief
. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like headache, joint pain, muscle pain and toothache.
Side Effects of M Spirin are Gastrointestinal irritation, Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, Gastritis, Bleeding disorder, Low blood platelets, Gastric erosion, Gastric ulcer.
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. M Spirin 75 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
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).
In Depth Information on M Spirin Tablet
- It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
M Spirin 75 mg Tablet should not be used if you ever had an ulcer in your stomach or small intestine.
M Spirin 75 mg Tablet may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Inform your doctor if you notice black stools or cough up blood (however small the amount).
- M Spirin 75 mg Tablet should not be used in children aged under 16 years.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
M Spirin Tablet related warnings
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
M Spirin 75 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.
M Spirin 75 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
M Spirin 75 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
M Spirin 75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of M Spirin 75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of M Spirin 75 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
M Spirin 75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of M Spirin 75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of M Spirin 75 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Frequently asked questions about M Spirin Tablet
Q. Is M spirin a blood thinner?
Yes, M spirin 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 M spirin an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)?
Yes, M spirin 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 M spirin and clopidogrel together?
Yes, you can take M spirin and clopidogrel together. Fixed-dose combinations of clopidogrel and M spirin 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 M spirin good for a hangover headache?
No, M spirin 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 M spirin beneficial in certain diseases of heart?
Yes, at low dose, M spirin 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 M spirin empty stomach?
Yes, M spirin can be taken in an empty stomach particularly to increase its rate and extent of absorption, as the presence of food interferes with M spirin absorption. Having said so, aspirin taken in an empty stomach can irritate the stomach surface and cause erosions.
Q. Is M spirin good for hair growth?
No, M spirin 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
M spirin 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 M spirin with Tamsulosin?
M spirin and Tamsulosin can be taken together. There are no known drug-drug interactions when they are used together.
Q. Can I take M spirin with famotidine?
M spirin can be taken with famotidine. M spirin 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 M spirin?
Yes, you can take fexofenadine with M spirin. Fexofenadine is an anti-histaminic drug used for the treatment of allergic diseases and M spirin 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 M spirin and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
Yes, M spirin 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 M spirin cause H. pylori infection?
M spirin 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 M spirin?
It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with M spirin. Your doctor can suggest an alternative. Ibuprofen can decrease the antiplatelet effect of M spirin. When taken together, they can cause increased anticoagulation and potassium levels. Also, M spirin can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before M spirin or 2 to 4 hours after.
Q. How and where is M spirin metabolized?
After oral intake, M spirin 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 M spirin contraindicated in patients with asthma?
Yes, use of M spirin is contraindicated in patients with asthma, rhinitis and nasal polyps. M spirin 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 M spirin and vitamin D?
No, drug-drug interactions or additional harmful effects have been reported when M spirin and vitamin D are used together.
Q. Is asacol also M spirin?
No, asacol is not M spirin. Asacol is 5-aminosalicylic acid and is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis while M spirin is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and belongs to the group of pain killers.
Q. What are the allergic reactions to M spirin?
Allergic reactions to M spirin 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 M spirin helpful to prevent stroke?
M spirin 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 M spirin bad for your liver?
No, as such M spirin does not harm your liver. However, if you already have some liver disorder or haven taken M spirin at high doses, there can be occurrence M spirin-related toxicity. Hence, it is necessary to disclose your liver condition to the treating physician.
Q. How does M spirin act as an antiplatelet drug?
M spirin 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, M spirin by blocking the action of thromboxane functions as an antiplatelet drug.
Q. Can M spirin make one constipated?
Yes, long-term use of M spirin has been associated with constipation. However, occurrence of this side effect is not very common.
Q. Does M spirin really work for acne?
M spirin contains acetyl salicylic acid. And salicylic acid is a common component of most of the topical (local application) creams of acne. However, M spirin as such is not used in the management of acne.
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