ASPETAKS table. 500 mg. 100 tab
ASPETAKS table. 500 mg. 100 tab
What Aspetaks Adipharm and what it is used
Aspetaks Adipharm is intended for the symptomatic treatment of colds with fever and mild to moderate pain, neuralgia, toothache, migraine. It is also used as an anti-inflammatory agent in rheumatoid arthritis, neuritis and polyneuritis. Aspetaks Adipharm has analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
2. What you should know before taking Aspetaks Adipharm
Do not take Aspetaks Adipharm:
if you have active ulcers of the stomach or duodenum;
if you have abnormal bleeding disorder;
If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to aspirin or to any of the excipients;
if you have a history of hypersensitivity reaction to salicylates or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with an asthma attack or similar attacks;
if you are taking concomitant methotrexate at doses of 15 mg or more per week;
during the first and last trimester of pregnancy;
in children under the age of 16.
Warnings and Precautions
Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before taking Aspetaks Adipharm.
if you are currently being treated with anticoagulants;
if you have a stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer or a history of gastrointestinal bleeding;
if you have impaired liver or kidney function;
if you are hypersensitive to other anti-inflammatory or anti-rheumatic drugs or other allergens;
Acetylsalicylic acid may cause bronchoconstriction induced asthmatic attack and other hypersensitivity reactions. Risk factors include pre-existing bronchial asthma, hay fever, nasal polyps or chronic lung disease;
This applies also for patients with allergic reactions (e.g., skin reactions, pruritus, urticaria) to other substances;
Prior to surgery (including ambulatory surgery such as the removal of the tooth) on bleeding time can be prolonged. Please tell your doctor or pharmacist that you are Aspetaks Adipharm;
In the low-dose acetylsalicylic acid reduces the excretion of uric acid. This may result in patients with gout tends to lower uric acid excretion.
Children and adolescents
Application of Aspetaks Adipharm in children and adolescents can be done only under medical supervision. In children and adolescents below 16 years of age with febrile illness (disease occurring at a very high temperature) Aspetaks Adipharm can be applied only after careful consideration of risks and benefits of such treatment because of the possibility of developing Syndrome Reye, a rare but very serious disease;
Other medicines and Aspetaks Adipharm:
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take other medicines.
Concomitant use of Aspetaks Adipharm with other medicinal products can strengthen or weaken their effects:
Enhanced effects, resulting in an increased risk of side effects:
Anticoagulants, eg. coumarin, heparin, acetylsalicylic acid may increase the risk of bleeding if taken before thrombolytic therapy. Therefore, you should pay attention to the symptoms of internal or external bleeding (eg after trauma) if you are subjected to such treatment;
drugs containing cortisone or cortisone substance (with the exception of products which are applied topically or cortisone used for replacement therapy in Addison's disease) or alcohol consumption: increased risk of GI ulceration or bleeding;
medications that lower blood sugar
methotrexate (a drug for the treatment of cancer and certain rheumatic disorders);
digoxin (a medicine that increases the contraction of the heart muscle);
other NSAIDs / analgesics Aspetaks Adipharm in doses of 3 g acetylsalicylic acid;
Valproic acid (medicine for seizures).
Aspetaks Adipharm weakens the effect of:
diuretics (drugs that increase the excretion of urine) and Aspetaks Adipharm in doses of 3 g of aspirin per day, and more;
ACE inhibitors (a group of drugs that lower blood pressure) and Aspetaks Adipharm in doses of 3 g of aspirin per day, and more;
gout medications that increase the excretion of uric acid (probenecid, benzbromarone).
Aspetaks Adipharm of food, beverages and alcohol:
During treatment with Aspetaks Adipharm and alcohol intake increases the risk of bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract.
Pregnancy, lactation and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
Aspetaks Adipharm should not be taken during the first and last trimester of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking Aspetaks Adipharm in the second three months of pregnancy.
Salicylates pass into breast milk. Breastfeeding women can take Aspetaks Adipharm only under medical supervision. In regular or high doses, breastfeeding should be discontinued.
Driving and using machines
No effects on ability to drive or operate machinery.
Aspetaks Adipharm contains wheat starch
Due to the presence in the composition of Aspetaks Adipharm of wheat starch, not be used in patients with celiac disease (an inherited disease of the small intestine, manifested by diarrhea with the use of wheat products).
3. How to take Aspetaks Adipharm
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as you said your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. If you are not sure, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
The recommended dose is:
Adults: 500 - 1000 mg of (1-2 tablets) as a single dose, repeated at intervals of 4-8 hours, but not more than 4 grams per day.
Use in children and adolescents:
Does not apply to children under 16 years except on medical prescription.
Do not take more than 3 days without consulting a doctor.
The tablets were orally administered after a meal, with large amounts of fluids.
If you take more than you should Aspetaks Adipharm
If you take the dose more than prescribed, talk to your doctor.
If you forget to take Aspetaks Adipharm
If you miss a dose, take the medicine at the next regular intake without increasing the dose.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Aspetaks Adipharm can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Adverse reactions are divided into groups according to the terminology of the Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities (MedDRA) together with the corresponding frequency:
Very common: may affect more than 1 in 10 people;
Common: may affect up to 1 in 10 people;
Uncommon: may affect up to 1 in 100 people;
Rare: may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people;
Very rare: may affect up to 1 in 10 000;
Not known (data can not be estimated).
Abdominal pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting;
Ulcers (haematemesis, melaena) or occult gastrointestinal bleeding, which can cause iron deficiency anemia. Such hemorrhages are more common when the dosage is higher;
Gastrointestinal ulcers (ulcers) and perforation;
Described Isolated cases of abnormal liver function.
Nervous system disorders:
Vertigo and tinnitus, which usually characterize overdose.
Acetylsalicylic acid may be associated with an increased risk of bleeding due to the effect on platelet aggregation.
Urticaria, skin reactions anafilakticheski reactions, asthma, Quincke's edema.
If you notice difficulty breathing or coughing, tinnitus, rash, black stools, confusion, dizziness, stomach pain - immediately stop taking Aspetaks Adipharm and tell your doctor about your condition.
If you get any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. How to store Aspetaks Adipharm
Store at temperatures below 25 ° C.
Keep out of reach of children!
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the blister and carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Package Contents and more information
What does Aspetaks Adipharm
Active ingredient acetylsalicylic acid. Each tablet contains 500 mg of aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid).
Other ingredients (excipients) are: microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch, sodium starch glycolate, silica colloidal anhydrous and talc.
Looks like Aspetaks and contents of the pack
The tablets are white or off-white, round, flat, scored.
The tablets are packaged in blister packs containing 10 tablets.
One pack contains 20 tablets (2 blisters) and / or 100 tablets (10 blisters).