Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

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Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules Description

Aztor Asp Capsule is a combination of two medicine containing Atorvastatin and Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic acid), as the active ingredient. Atorvastatin in Aztor Asp Capsule decreases the level of bad ch...
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ContainsAtorvastatin(10.0 Mg),Aspirin / Acetyl Salicylic Acid(75.0 Mg)
UsesLipid lowering, anti-platelet
Side effectsNausea, headache, diarrhea, body pain
ClassificationANTI-PLATELET AND HYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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Uses of Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Aztor Asp Capsule is used for the treatment of increased cholesterol, especially when associated with the risk of heart disease, heart attack or stroke.

Contraindications of Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • If you have any allergic reaction to Atorvastatin, Aspirin or any of the ingredient of Aztor Asp Capsule.
  • 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 kidney or liver problems.
  • If you are pregnant (last three months) or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking medicines for cancer or rheumatoid arthritis (like methotrexate - more than 15mg per week).
  • If you are being treated with medicines for hepatitis C like Glecaprevir/ Pibrentasvir.

Side effects of Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Body pain (joint, back, throat, muscle)
  • Swelling of nasal passages and bleeding from the nose
  • Indigestion, heartburn and nausea
  • Increased risk of bleeding
  • Itching
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Abnormal liver function and increased creatinine level

Precautions and Warnings of Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Aztor Asp Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
  • Pregnant women should not take Aztor Asp Capsule as it is unsafe during pregnancy as it can cause harm to the fetus.
  • If you think you are pregnant or might become pregnant, discontinue the treatment and seek a safer alternative.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Aztor Asp Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Aztor Asp Capsule passes into breast milk. Thus, you should not take this medicine if you are breastfeeding unless advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding as this medicine may harm your baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Aztor Asp Capsule?
A:
Aztor Asp Capsule is unlikely to affect your driving abilities.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aztor Asp Capsule?
A:
It would be best if you do not take alcohol while taking Aztor Asp Capsule. Drinking alcohol may increase the risk of bleeding in the stomach and intestines. If you have or had any liver disease, there are increased chances of further liver damage with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You experience muscle pain, cramps, weakness and fever after taking this medicine, immediately inform your doctor.
  • You experience any muscle problems after taking other lipid-lowering medicine.
  • You have breathing difficulty.
  • You are addicted to alcohol.
  • You have any thyroid problems.
  • You are undergoing surgery or had an operation recently.
  • You have any unusual bleeding.
  • You notice black tarry stools or blood in vomit.
  • You have asthma, this medicine can worsen your asthma.
  • You have high blood pressure.
  • You have ulcers in your stomach or small intestine.
  • you are suffering from gout.
  • You experience heavy menstrual bleeding, do not take this medicine as it can increase the bleeding.
  • You are taking medicine for bacterial infection like fusidic acid as this may cause serious muscle injury.
  • You have diabetes, a regular blood glucose check-up is needed.

Mode of Action of Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

How Does It Work?

  • Cholesterol is made by the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Atorvastatin inhibits this enzyme. Therefore, lowering cholesterol and bad cholesterol (LDL levels). It also increases the good cholesterol known a...
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  • Aspirin in low doses stops the platelets from forming a clot so that the blood can flow without any obstruction in the arteries.

Directions for Use of Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Aztor Asp Capsule should be taken as a whole with a glass of water at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit. It should not be broken, crushed or chewed. It is recommended to take it at night before goi...
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Interactions of Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Aztor Asp Capsule contains Atorvastatin and Aspirin. Any interactions that are seen with these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination.
  • Never take Aztor Asp Capsule with hepatitis medicines like Glecaprevir/ Pibrentasvir.
  • Medicines used for thinning of the blood (e.g. Warfarin) can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Increased risk of muscle damage and serious side effects if taken with Niacin, Cyclosporine, Clarithromycin, Itraconazole, Tacrolimus and Ezetimibe.
  • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure or any heart problems like Amlodipine and Digoxin can increase the side effects of Aztor Asp Capsule.
  • Aztor Asp Capsule may interfere with medicines used for high blood pressure like Ramipril and Lisinopril.
  • Avoid the use of painkillers as it can lead to stomach bleeding.

Interactions with food items

Intake of grapefruit juice should be limited in quantity as grapefruit may alter the effect of Aztor Asp Capsule.

Storage and disposal of Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Store Aztor Asp Capsule at or below 30°C in a cool dry place.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
  • Check expiry date before starting the treatment.

Dosage of Aztor Asp 75mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose of Aztor Asp Capsule include ringing in the ears, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting and stomach ache, sweating, fever, increased pulse or breathing rate, fits and low blood su...
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  • In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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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 if my daily schedule interferes with taking Aztor Asp Capsule?

A: Try to take your medicine at the same time every day. Try connecting your medicine with daily activities such as brushing your teeth at night or having your dinner. It may help you to remember. Keep a daily calendar or set an alarm clock to go off at the time you need to take your medicine. You can also use a pillbox with the days of the week on it.

Q: What are the precautions I need to follow while taking Aztor Asp Capsule?

A: Before you undergo any surgeries or during medical emergencies, inform your doctor that you are on treatment with Aztor Asp Capsule, as it contains Aspirin and excess of it can cause bleeding disorders.

Q: I am on Aztor Asp Capsule and planning a pregnancy. What precautions do I need to take?

A: Aztor Asp Capsule should not be taken during or before conceiving. Use effective contraception to avoid pregnancy when on this medicine. If you are planning a pregnancy, inform the same to your doctor. Your doctor may change this medicine to a safer alternative.

Q: Is Aztor Asp Capsule safe?

A: Yes, Aztor Asp is safe when you take it as advised by your doctor for the stated duration. Taking more than the prescribed dose of this medicine cannot be harmful and increase associated side effects.

Q: What is Aztor Asp Capsule used for?

A: Aztor Asp Capsule is a combination of Atorvastatin and Aspirin. This medicine acts by lowering the levels of bad cholesterol in the body and increasing the levels of good cholesterol. It reduces the risk of clot formation within the blood vessels, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke.
Product Details
Brand
AZTOR ASP
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/12/2023
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2021 | 10:32 AM (IST)

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