Sprintas 75mg Tablet- 28
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Manufactured By: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Composition: Aspirin (75mg)
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Sprintas 75mg Tablet- 28 is an antiplatelet drug which is used to prevent clots in blood vessels and also relieves pain and inflammation. It can be taken in combination with other antiplatelets for a better action. It is not recommended in patients with bleeding disorders. Close monitoring of platelets count is necessary.
Uses / Indications:
Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain),Treatment and prevention of Heart attack, Treatment and prevention of Stroke
Interactions / Warnings:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Sprintas 75mg Tablet- 28
Sprintas 75mg Tablet- 28 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.
Helps prevent future heart attack and clot-related (ischemic) stroke with minimum side effects. Take with food to avoid the risk of bleeding in the stomach or intestines. Notify your doctor if you notice black stools or cough up blood (however small the amount). Discontinue Colsprin right away and notify your doctor if you have ringing in your ears, abnormal bleeding, or nausea or vomiting that doesn't go away. Do not use Colsprin for fever in children People with nasal polyp and asthma can have a severe allergy to Colsprin.
Gastrointestinal irritation, Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, Gastritis, Bleeding disorder, Low blood platelets, Gastric erosion, Gastric ulcer.
How to use:
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. Sprintas 75mg Tablet- 28 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How it works:
Sprintas 75mg Tablet- 28 is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.
Faq for medicine:
Q: Is Sprintas a blood thinner?
A: Yes, Sprintas 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.
Q: Is Sprintas an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)?
A: Yes, Sprintas 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.
Q: Can I take Sprintas and clopidogrel together?
A: Yes, you can take Sprintas and clopidogrel together. Fixed-dose combinations of clopidogrel and Sprintas 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.
Q: Is Sprintas good for a hangover headache?
A: No, Sprintas 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.
Q: Is Sprintas beneficial in certain diseases of heart?
A: Yes, at low dose, Sprintas 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.
Q: Can I take Sprintas empty stomach?
A: Yes, Sprintas can be taken in an empty stomach particularly to increase its rate and extent of absorption, as the presence of food interferes with Sprintas absorption. Having said so, aspirin taken in an empty stomach can irritate the stomach surface and cause erosions.
Q: Is Sprintas good for hair growth?
A: No, Sprintas 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 Sprintas safe?
A: Sprintas 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 Sprintas with Tamsulosin?
A: Sprintas and Tamsulosin can be taken together. There are no known drug-drug interactions when they are used together.
Q: Can I take Sprintas with famotidine?
A: Sprintas can be taken with famotidine. Sprintas 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 Sprintas?
A: Yes, you can take fexofenadine with Sprintas. Fexofenadine is an anti-histaminic drug used for the treatment of allergic diseases and Sprintas 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: Are Sprintas and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
A: Yes, Sprintas 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.
Q: Does Sprintas cause Hpylori infection?
A: Sprintas 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 Sprintas?
A: It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with Sprintas. Your doctor can suggest an alternative. Ibuprofen can decrease the antiplatelet effect of Sprintas. When taken together, they can cause increased anticoagulation and potassium levels. Also, Sprintas can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before Sprintas or 2 to 4 hours after.
Q: How and where is Sprintas metabolized?
A: After oral intake, Sprintas 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.
Q: Why is Sprintas contraindicated in patients with asthma?
A: Yes, use of Sprintas is contraindicated in patients with asthma, rhinitis and nasal polyps. Sprintas 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 Sprintas and vitamin D?
A: No, drug-drug interactions or additional harmful effects have been reported when Sprintas and vitamin D are used together.
Q: Is asacol also Sprintas?
A: No, asacol is not Sprintas. Asacol is 5-aminosalicylic acid and is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis while Sprintas is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and belongs to the group of pain killers.
Q: What are the allergic reactions to Sprintas?
A: Allergic reactions to Sprintas can predominantly affect the respiratory airway tract causing nasal congestion, running nose and difficulty in breathing or the allergic reactions can be limited resulting in urticaria (raised, itchy, skin rashes) and angioedema (swelling of the lower layer of skin and tissue just under the skin).
Q: How is Sprintas helpful to prevent stroke?
A: Sprintas helps in stopping the processes of platelet adhesion and aggregation (clumping of platelets). Thereby, the risk of formation of blood clots in the vessels supplying the brain is reduced leading to lesser chances of occurrences of stroke.
Q: Is Sprintas bad for your liver?
A: No, as such Sprintas does not harm your liver. However, if you already have some liver disorder or haven taken Sprintas at high doses, there can be occurrence Sprintas-related toxicity. Hence, it is necessary to disclose your liver condition to the treating physician.
Q: How does Sprintas act as an antiplatelet drug?
A: Sprintas blocks the enzyme cyclooxygenase which is necessary for the production of thromboxane. Thromboxane normally acts as a pro-aggregatory agent causing the platelets to clump and form a clot. Hence, Sprintas by blocking the action of thromboxane functions as an antiplatelet drug.
Q: Can Sprintas make one constipated?
A: Yes, long-term use of Sprintas has been associated with constipation. However, occurrence of this side effect is not very common.
Q: Does Sprintas really work for acne?
A: Sprintas contains acetyl salicylic acid. And salicylic acid is a common component of most of the topical (local application) creams of acne. However, Sprintas as such is not used in the management of acne.
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