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Aspirin Protect 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Aspirin / Acetyl Salicylic Acid(100.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-PLATELET

Medical Description

Aspirin Protect tablet is an antiplatelet medicine containing acetylsalicylic acid (also called aspirin). It is used to prevent blood clot formation within the body. It is also used to prevent heart a...
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uses

Uses of Aspirin Protect 100 MG

  • Prevention of heart attack.
  • Prevention of strokes.
  • Prevention of heart problems like stable or unstable angina (chest pain).
  • Treatment of acute heart attack.
  • Prevention of blood clot formation after heart surgery.
contraindications

Contraindications of Aspirin Protect 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to acetylsalicylic acid or any of the ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have bleeding disorders.
  • If you have a history of ulcer in the stomach or small intestine.
  • If you have gout.
  • If you have a serious liver or kidney problem.
  • If you are pregnant (last three months) or are breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking medicines for cancer or rheumatoid arthritis (like methotrexate - more than 15mg per week).
sideEffects

Side effects of Aspirin Protect 100 MG

  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Increased risk of bleeding
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Aspirin Protect 100 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Aspirin Protect tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Aspirin Protect tablet must not be used in pregnancy. In certain situations, it may be prescribed by the doctor if considered essential with close monitoring.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Aspirin Protect tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Aspirin Protect tablet passes into the breastmilk. Hence, it is not recommended to take this medicine if you are breastfeeding unless advised by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Aspirin Protect tablet?
A:
Aspirin Protect tablet does not affect the ability to drive or operate heavy machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Aspirin Protect tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with the Aspirin Protect tablet as it can cause bleeding in the stomach and intestine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are undergoing surgery or had surgery recently.
  • You are suffering from asthma. Then, this medicine can worsen your asthma.
  • You have kidney or liver diseases.
  • You have high blood pressure.
  • You have ulcers in your stomach or small intestine.
  • You have any unusual bleeding.
  • You are suffering from gout.
  • You experience heavy menstrual bleeding, do not take the Aspirin Protect tablet as it can increase the bleeding.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Aspirin Protect 100 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Platelets are blood cells that help in the clotting of blood.
  • When clot formation occurs in the artery, blood flow stops that can be dangerous in cases of a heart attack.
  • Aspirin in low doses stops these platelets from forming a clot so that blood can flow without any obstruction in the arteries.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Aspirin Protect 100 MG

  • Do not crush or chew the Aspirin Protect tablet.
  • Swallow the tablets as a whole with a glass of water.
interactions

Interactions of Aspirin Protect 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Medicines used for thinning of the blood like Warfarin with Aspirin Protect tablet can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Medicines used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation like Ciclosporin, Tacrolimus when used with this medicine, can result in kidney damage.
  • The effect of medicines used to treat high blood pressure may reduce when used together with the Aspirin Protect tablet.
  • The effect of medicines like Digoxin used to regulate heartbeat and medicines used to treat mental health conditions like Lithium increases when used together with this medicine.
  • Medicines used to treat psychiatric disorders like Sertraline or Paroxetine, other pain killers like Ibuprofen and steroids when used with the Aspirin Protect tablet, can cause bleeding in the stomach...
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  • The effect of medicines like Probenecid used to treat gout is reduced when used with the Aspirin Protect tablet.
  • The effect of medicines like Methotrexate to treat cancer or rheumatoid arthritis increased when used with this medicine and can lead to toxicity.
  • The anti-diabetic effect of Medicines like glibenclamide can increase when used together with the Aspirin Protect tablet.
  • Antacids may interfere with the effect of the Aspirin Protect tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Aspirin Protect 100 MG

Do not store the Aspirin Protect tablet above 25°C. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Aspirin Protect 100 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include ringing in the ears, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting and stomach ache, sweating, fever, increased pulse or breathing rate, fits, low blood sugar. If you think you...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of the Aspirin Protect tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. D...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my doctor before taking the Aspirin Protect tablet?

A: If you are a known patient of bleeding disorders such as haemophilia or are taking blood thinners, you must tell your doctor about it. Also, if you have had a history of ulcers, stomach swelling (inflammation), kidney disease, gout, asthma or breathing difficulty induced by a painkiller, you must tell your doctor about it.

Q: What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Aspirin Protect tablet?

A: Before you undergo any surgeries or during medical emergencies, tell your doctor that you are on treatment with the Aspirin Protect tablet as excess Aspirin can cause bleeding disorders.

Q: Can I take the Aspirin Protect tablet for pain?

A: No, the Aspirin Protect tablet is not a pain killer. It is only for the prevention of heart disease or stroke. At high doses, Aspirin works as a pain killer.

Q: What is the Aspirin Protect tablet?

A: Aspirin Protect tablet is an antiplatelet medicine that contains acetylsalicylic acid (also known as aspirin). It is used to prevent blood clot formation within the body. This tablet is also used to prevent heart attacks, stroke and heart-related chest pain (angina).

Q: Does Aspirin Protect tablet cause acidity?

A: You may sometimes experience acidity or heartburn while taking the Aspirin Protect tablet.

Q: Is Aspirin Protect tablet a blood thinner?

A: Yes, the Aspirin Protect tablet is a blood thinner medicine.

Q: Are Aspirin and Aspirin Protect tablet the same?

A: Yes, both these medicines are the same. Aspirin is also called acetylsalicylic acid.

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ContainsAspirin / Acetyl Salicylic Acid(100.0 Mg)
UsesHeart related problems like heart attack, chest pain
Side effectsIndigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 29 Jun 2021 | 11:13 AM (IST)
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