Aspirin tablets 100 mg for thrombosis and embolus prevention
What are Aspirin tablets 100 mg for thrombosis and embolus prevention?
Aspirin is one of world’s best-known medicines for reducing pain, fever and inflammation. Due to its ability to inhibit the cyclooxygenase, it also blocks the synthesis of thromboxane A2 and inhibits platelet aggregation. Consequently, this medicine inhibits platelet activation and prevents blood clotting and vessel clogging. Aspirin tablets are prescribed for the prevention of thrombus and embolus formation in patients with angina, myocardial infarction, and cerebral infarction. Aspirin is effective and safe for the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease, with no carryover effects observed.
Active principles: aspirin
Amount: 100 tablets
Maker: Towa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan
Indications: prevention of thrombus and embolus formation in patients with angina, myocardial infarction, and cerebral infarction.
How to take
Adults should take one tablet once daily (100 mg of the active ingredient). However, your doctor may increase the dosage up to 3 tablets (300 mg of the active ingredient) a day according to symptoms.
Contraindications: do not use for the following categories of patients:
- patients within 12 weeks from expected delivery date,
- patients with peptic ulcer (gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer),
- patients with bleeding tendency or blood abnormality,
- patients with an aspirin-induced asthma or history of it,
- patients who are planning to have a surgery or dental extraction.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult with their doctor before use, in general, taking aspirin is not recommended.
Do not take this drug with alcohol as this combination may induce or worsen gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
Swallow down the medicine without cracking, crunching or grinding unless otherwise instructed. Do not take these tablets on an empty stomach.
If an allergic reaction occurs, patients needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.