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R2-ASP 150 Tablet

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Product introduction

R2-ASP 150 Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to prevent heart attack, stroke, and angina. This medicine reduces the "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels. Moreover, it also decreases the formation of blood clots.

R2-ASP 150 Tablet should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise and not smoking may help this medicine to work better.

Nausea, abdominal pain, headache, and constipation are some common side effects of this medicine.This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports (e.g., football, wrestling). Let your doctor know if you notice yellowing of skin, muscle pain or dark urine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or you are suffering from bleeding disorder. You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Uses of R2-ASP Tablet

Benefits of R2-ASP Tablet

In Treatment of Prevention of heart attack and stroke

R2-ASP 150 Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to prevent heart attack. It contains rosuvastatin that works by reducing the amount of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and raising the amount of “good” cholesterol (HDL) in blood. High levels of cholesterol can cause narrowing of the blood vessels (atherosclerosis). Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and stroke and helps one remain healthier for longer.

R2-ASP 150 Tablet also contains a blood thinner, aspirin, that prevents the formation of blood clots and the existing ones from growing bigger in size. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.

In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)

R2-ASP 150 Tablet prevents the formation of blood clot. This makes blood flow more easily around your body and makes sure that your heart is getting a good supply of oxygen. Altogether, it reduces the risk of a chest pain caused by angina. This medicine might help increase your ability to exercise and go about your daily life more easily. You should take it regularly and as long as it is prescribed for it to work effectively.

Side effects of R2-ASP 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 R2-ASP

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Diabetes
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain

How to use R2-ASP 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. R2-ASP 150 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How R2-ASP Tablet works

Rosuvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This way R2-ASP 150 Tablet prevents blockade of blood vessels and reduces risk of heart attack, angina, or stroke.

Safety advice

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with R2-ASP 150 Tablet.
R2-ASP 150 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breast feeding
R2-ASP 150 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
R2-ASP 150 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
R2-ASP 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of R2-ASP 150 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of R2-ASP 150 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
R2-ASP 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of R2-ASP 150 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of R2-ASP 150 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take R2-ASP Tablet?

If you miss a dose of R2-ASP 150 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed R2-ASP 150 Tablet to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

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What is heart attack? When heart attack coming?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Related to chest pain angina commonly
Fast symbol of heart attack and stroke
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risk factors undue fatigue chest pain etc


Q. Can the R2-ASP 150 Tablet cause muscle pain?

Yes, R2-ASP 150 Tablet may cause muscle pain due to muscle injury. However, this side effect does not occur in everybody. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing symptoms such as muscle pain or weakness.

Q. Will I need to stop R2-ASP 150 Tablet before surgery or dental procedure?

R2-ASP 150 Tablet may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking R2-ASP 150 Tablet. You should not stop taking R2-ASP 150 Tablet on your own.

Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking R2-ASP 150 Tablet?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking R2-ASP 150 Tablet. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.

Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking R2-ASP 150 Tablet?

Paracetamol is safe to use while taking R2-ASP 150 Tablet for relieving pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking R2-ASP 150 Tablet, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. Can the use of R2-ASP 150 Tablet increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, R2-ASP 150 Tablet increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. How to manage indigestion associated with R2-ASP 150 Tablet?

Take R2-ASP 150 Tablet with or after food to avoid indigestion. Talk to your doctor, if the indigestion problem persists.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking R2-ASP 150 Tablet?

R2-ASP 150 Tablet can interact with several medicines and can cause serious life-threatening problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using R2-ASP 150 Tablet before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of R2-ASP 150 Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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