Aspirin UPSA - a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve pain and reduce fever in inflammatory and infectious diseases.
Aspirin UPSA has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activity. The advantage of the soluble form of the drug as compared with conventional acetylsalicylic acid is more complete and more rapid absorption of the active substance and its better tolerability. Also according to the instructions Aspirin UPSA reduces platelet aggregation and thrombus formation, with the antiplatelet effect persists for weeks after a single dose.
Aspirin UPSA produced in the form of flat white effervescent tablets containing 500 mg of acetylsalicylic acid. Excipients - Sodium carbonate anhydrous, anhydrous citric acid, sodium citrate anhydrous, sodium bicarbonate, crospovidone, aspartame, natural orange flavor and povidone. 4 tablets in a strip.
Indications Aspirin UPSA
According to the instructions Aspirin UPSA is used for:
- Moderate or weakly expressed pain syndrome of different origin, including headache and toothache, muscle and joint pain, neuralgia, migraine, breast radicular syndrome, algodismenorei;
- Elevated temperature with colds or other infectious and inflammatory diseases.
Aspirin UPSA is contraindicated according to the instructions to apply at:
- Erosive and ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract in the acute phase, as well as gastrointestinal bleeding;
- Portal hypertension;
- "Aspirin" asthma;
- Dissecting aortic aneurysm;
- Hemorrhagic diathesis, including hemophilia, telangiectasia, von Willebrand disease, thrombocytopenia, hypoprothrombinemia, thrombocytopenic purpura;
- Lack of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase;
- Hypersensitivity to aspirin UPSA or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs;
- Severe disorders of the liver and kidneys;
- Deficiency of vitamin K.
Aspirin UPSA for instructions allowed to take only the second trimester of pregnancy and during lactation should stop breastfeeding. The drug does not apply to children under 15 years old because of the risk of Reye's syndrome.
Aspirin UPSA used with caution in uric acid nephrolithiasis, hyperuricemia, decompensated heart failure and gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer in the anamnesis. When aspirin UPSA should take into account that the drug can cause an acute attack of gout with the existing predisposition.
Dosing Aspirin UPSA
According to the instructions Aspirin UPSA can accept children over 15 and adults one tablet up to six times a day at intervals of not less than 4 hours. Before use, the tablet should be dissolved in a glass of water or juice to room temperature.
At the beginning of the disease in severe pain and high temperature can take 2 tablets at the same time, but no more than 6 pieces per day, and the elderly - not more than 4. antipyretic Aspirin UPSA take 3 days as an analgesic - up to 5 days.
In overdose symptoms may appear at first excitation of the central nervous system, vomiting, severe headache, dizziness, nausea, hearing loss, impaired vision, and increased respiration, and then may develop respiratory failure, depression of consciousness up to coma and violations of water-electrolyte metabolism.
Use caution when co-administration of aspirin UPSA with glucocorticoid drugs and ethanol, as these increase the effect of acetylsalicylic acid on the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract, thereby increasing the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.
Side effects of aspirin UPSA
The recommended doses Aspirin UPSA is usually well tolerated. Rarely while taking the drug may develop the following violations:
- Skin rash, "aspirin triad", bronchospasm and angioedema;
- Impaired renal function;
- Nosebleeds, increased blood clotting time, bleeding gums;
- Nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, gastrointestinal bleeding, epigastric pain, diarrhea;
- Thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, anemia, hyperbilirubinemia.
When the adverse effects of aspirin UPSA should be discontinued.
Aspirin UPSA - OTC drug with a shelf life of 3 years.