Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg is an analgesic used in the treatment of mild to moderate pain and fever (for temporary relief) and also in relieving pain and inflammation associated with musculoskeletal and joint disorders, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. The medicine further helps to reduce clots in the blood vessels and risk of death or nonfatal myocardial infarction in patients with preceding infarction or unstable angina pectoris (chest pain). However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredients of Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg are Atorvastatin 10mg and Aspirin (also known as Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA)) 75mg.
Atorvastatin helps to reduce bad cholesterol LDL and raises the good cholesterol HDL in the body.
With its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and anti-platelet properties, Aspirin irreversibly withholds cyclooxygenase, reduces thromboxane A2 and prostaglandin synthesis. Prostaglandins are the components responsible for inflammation, pain and platelet aggregation. Thus by reducing the synthesis of these, the inflammation is controlled.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg:
The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:
Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:
Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor. Swallow Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg capsule whole, immediately after opening the capsule from the strip. Do not break or chew the capsule.
Avoid missing a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg may be taken with food.
Dosage as directed by your physician or follow the instructions given on the prescription.
Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, seek prompt medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience one or more of the following signs or symptoms:
Take Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
Inform your doctor if you have any renal issues, before taking Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg.
Inform your doctor if you have any hepatic problems, before taking Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg.
Atorvastatin: Do not use this medicine during pregnancy. There have been noted chances of teratogenicity based on limited or conflicting human data and also delayed fetal development based on mechanism of action of the drug.
Aspirin: May be used during pregnancy. However, avoid taking a high dose in 3rd trimester. No risks have been observed in case of low dose aspirin.
Atorvastatin: There are no human data available to evaluate risks on breastfed infants nor is there any information available to evaluate effects of the medicine on milk production. Hence, to be on the safer side, it is suggested that you consider an alternative.
Aspirin: No risk noted when used in moderation. Therefore, the medicine may be used during breastfeeding an infant. However, there could possibly be a risk factor attached when consumed in high doses – thus it is recommended to look for an alternative for analgesic use. In any case, no human data is available to evaluate effects on milk production.
Foods which are rich in vitamins may increase urinary excretion.
And grapefruit juice may increase the risk of myopathy or rhabdomyolysis when taken with Ecosprin AV capsule 75mg.
Vericella vaccine live, Dichlorphenamide, Ketorolac, Influenza nasal vaccine live, apart from it alcohol, corticosteroids, analgin, Phenylbutazone and Oxyphenbutazone, Oxyphenbutazone may increase risk of GI ulceration.
And also improves myopathy and rhabdomyolysis with itraconazole, clarithromycin, fenofibrate, cholchicines, a fixed combination of lopinavir/ritonavir, may significantly increase AUC and peak plasma concentration of digoxin and increased AUC for norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol.
Category X: Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in the use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
It is used to reduce fever and to relieve mild to moderate pain. It is used to relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, SLE and certain other rheumatological and immune conditions. It is used to prevent heart attacks. It is used to reduce the risk of death in people who are experiencing or recently experienced a heart attack. It is used to prevent certain kinds of strokes (Brain strokes).
It works by stopping the production of certain natural substances that cause fever, pain, and swelling (Inflammation). It prevents clots by reducing the stickiness of platelets.
Take aspirin exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the extended release tablets whole with a full glass of water. Do not break, crush, or chew them. Swallow the tablets with a full glass of water.
Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to aspirin, other medications for pain and fever, dye, or any other medications. If you are taking aspirin on a regular basis to prevent heart attack or stroke, do not take ibuprofen to treat pain or fever without talking to your doctor. Tell your doctor if you ever had asthma, heartburn, anemia, bleeding problems, kidney or liver disease. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you are having surgery including dental procedures.
Seek help if you think there was an overdose or signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing, chest tightness, fever, itching, bad cough, blue or gray skin color, seizures, or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Seek help is a side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. Taking them together can cause bad side effects. Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets
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