Q: What is Ecosprin AV 75 capsule?
A: Ecosprin AV 75 capsule contains a combination of two medicines - Atorvastatin and Aspirin and is used in treating increased cholesterol, especially when associated with the risk of heart diseases like a heart attack or stroke.
Q: Is Ecosprin 75 mg and Ecosprin AV 75 mg the same medicine?
A: No, they are not the same medicine. Ecosprin AV 75 capsule contains Aspirin, whereas Ecosprin AV 75 capsule contains a combination of Aspirin and Atorvastatin.
Q: Can I discontinue Ecosprin AV 75 capsule on our own?
A: No, do not stop taking Ecosprin AV 75 capsule suddenly, as it could worsen your condition. Instead, consult your doctor and your doctor may adjust your dose as per your needs.
Q: What diet I should follow while taking Ecosprin AV 75 capsules?
A: Patients should be placed on an appropriate lipid-lowering diet.
Eat plenty of soluble fibres as it will help reduce the absorption of cholesterol.
Eat fruits, vegetables & limit intake of packaged food, drinks and alcohol.
Fish in omega-3 fatty acids will help raise levels of good cholesterol.
Limit salt intake, it will not lower but help you keep blood pressure in check and lower the risk of heart diseases.
Q: Can I take Ecosprin AV 75 capsule before undergoing any surgery?
A: Before you undergo any surgeries or during medical emergencies, inform your doctor that you are on treatment with Ecosprin AV 75 capsule, as it contains a low dose of aspirin that acts as a blood thinner. It needs to be stopped before performing surgical procedures to avoid the risk of bleeding.
Q: Can I take Ecosprin AV 75 capsules if I am planning a baby?
A: Ecosprin AV 75 capsules 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 Ecosprin AV 75 a blood thinner?
A: Ecosprin AV 75 contains a low dose of aspirin that acts as blood thinner along with this it also contains cholesterol-lowering medicine atorvastatin. It is a medicine used for the treatment of abnormal cholesterol levels and prevents heart attack and stroke.
Q: Can Ecosprin AV 75 be used for blood pressure?
A: No, Ecosprin AV 75 should not be used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is a medicine used for the treatment of abnormal cholesterol levels.
Q: Is Ecosprin AV 75 effective for abnormal cholesterol?
A: Yes, it works by lowering "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL) levels in the body. This also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.