Sprin 75mg Tablet

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Sprin 75mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Sprin Tablet


Uses of Sprin Tablet

Sprin 75mg Tablet is used in fever, Headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatic fever.
It also prevents recurrence of heart attack and stroke.

Side effects of Sprin Tablet


Gastrointestinal irritation, Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, Gastritis, Bleeding disorder, Reduced blood platelets, Gastric erosion, Gastric ulcer.


How to use Sprin 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. It is better to take Sprin 75mg Tablet with food.

How Sprin Tablet works

Sprin 75mg tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain, swelling, and blood clots.

In Depth Information on Sprin Tablet

Expert advice for Sprin Tablet

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Sprin should not be used if you ever had an ulcer in your stomach or small intestine.
  • Sprin may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Inform your doctor if you notice black stools or cough up blood (however small the amount).
  • Sprin should not be used in children aged under 16 years.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Sprin 75mg Tablet
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
Sprin 75mg 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.
Sprin 75mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Sprin 75mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Sprin 75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sprin 75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Sprin 75mg Tablet is not advisable in case of severe kidney disease.
Sprin 75mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Derinide 0.5mg Respules 2ml, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Pericort 4mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sprin 75mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Aspirin(ASA)

Yes, Sprin 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.
No, Sprin is not a beta blocker. 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.
No, Sprin 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.
Yes, Sprin 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.
Yes, at low dose, Sprin 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.
No, Sprin 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 Sprin safe?
Sprin 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 Sprin with Tamsulosin?
Sprin and Tamsulosin can be taken together. There are no known drug-drug interactions when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Sprin with famotidine?
Sprin can be taken with famotidine. Sprin 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 Sprin?
Yes, you can take fexofenadine with Sprin. Fexofenadine is an anti-histaminic drug used for the treatment of allergic diseases and Sprin 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. How is Sprin different from naproxen?
Both naproxen and Sprin belong to the same class of drugs known as NSAIDs ((non-steroidal inflammatory drugs). However, naproxen is better tolerated and more effective in relieving headache compared to Sprin.
Q. Are Sprin and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
Yes, Sprin 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.
Sprin 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 Sprin?
It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with Sprin. Your doctor can suggest an alternative. Ibuprofen can decrease the antiplatelet effect of Sprin. When taken together, they can cause increased anticoagulation and potassium levels. Also, Sprin can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before Sprin or 2 to 4 hours after.
Q. Can I take Sprin and clopidogrel together?
Yes, you can take Sprin and clopidogrel together. Fixed-dose combinations of clopidogrel and Sprin 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.
After oral intake, Sprin 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.
Yes, use of Sprin is contraindicated in patients with asthma, rhinitis and nasal polyps. Sprin 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 Sprin and vitamin D?
No, drug-drug interactions or additional harmful effects have been reported when Sprin and vitamin D are used together.
Q. Is asacol Sprin?
No, asacol is not Sprin. Asacol is 5-aminosalicylic acid and is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis while Sprin is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and belongs to the group of pain killers.

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