Ecosprin is a branded film coated NSAID tablet. It is prescribed majorly to treat headache and various types of pain. The medicine is also used for the treatment of serious medical conditions such fever, Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Arthralgia, Myalgia, Toothache of Dental pain, Post-surgery pain, as well as Rheumatic fever.
USV Pharmaceuticals Limited, a renowned pharmaceutical company, manufactures and markets Ecosprin tablets in the market. A pack of Ecosprin tablets contains tablets. The tablets are sold by pharmacies and medical shops in the form of strips.
Acetyl Salicylic Acid is the active ingredient or element that is present in Ecosprin tablets. Basically, Ecosprin is a non-steroidal and an anti-inflammatory drug. As such, it is utilized to treat body pain as well as body inflammation (swelling).
The Ecosprin tablet is a prescription medicine and a part of a drug group called statins. As such, this tablet helps to reduce the bad cholesterol that has been accumulated in our body due to various food items. It even cures a number of other medical issues such as narrowing of arteries (caused as a result of high cholesterol). The capsule is also used to lessen liver fat, lower the risk of stroke, and prevent heart attacks as well as coronary heart diseases.
How Ecosprin works?
The Ecosprin tablets works in a simple yet powerful manner, thus reducing the pain and swelling and providing relief. It blocks the cyclo-oxygenase, (a chemical which creates prostaglandins). It is a kind of chemical that the body produces during an inflammatory response. Due to these, the body undergoes tremendous pain and swelling or inflammation in the body.
Additionally, the Ecosprin tablet is also used as a blood thinner. This is because it has anti-platelet properties.
Ecosprin tablet Uses
The Ecosprin tablet is a very popular tablet that has the ability to provide temporary relief to a number of medical issues mainly body pain and body swelling. However, the uses of the tablet do not stick to these. This tablet is used to treat, control, prevent, and improve the condition of the body in the following medical issues, symptoms, diseases.
- Body Pain ( including pain in the joints, menstrual cramps, period pain, jaw pain, teeth pain , ear pain and muscular pain )
- Fever (body temperature) and Rheumatic fever
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Heart attack or Cardiac arrest
- Kawasaki disease. It is a rare medical condition due to which the blood vessels in the body become inflated
- Headache and migraine
- Cold and flu
- Sore throat
- Blood clots
The above list is not a complete comprehensive list. There are other vital uses of the Ecosprin tablet.
However, it should be noted that the Ecosprin tablet must be taken only after the proper prescription from a qualified medical practitioner or doctor. It is important to take proper guidance from a medical expert about the dosage, duration as well as the timing to get adequate, fast and effective results.
Side effects of Ecosprin tablet
Despite many uses and benefits, the Ecosprin tablet also has some negative and ill-effects on the body.
These side effects have a possibility to appear, but may or may not be experienced by every Ecosprin user. These Ecosprin side effects may take place as a reaction of all the active ingredients present in the tablet when it comes in contact with human body. The possibility that a person may experience these side effects depends on a number of factors such as age, gender, medical history, current medical status, immune system and so on. While some side-effects are commonly faced by users, some are rare and very serious in nature. Here is a list of the side effects that may occur to some users after the consumption of Ecosprin tablet.
- Difficulty in breathing, Breathlessness or asthma
- Indigestion, acid reflux (acidity), Gastrointestinal irritation, abdominal pain
- Frequent sensation of Vomiting
- Bleeding disorder ( Abnormal bleeding and bruising)
- Angioneurotic edema
- Lightheadedness, Drowsiness, Dizziness
- Irritable bowels syndrome or Constipation
- Skin rashes or Redness of the skin
- Anaphylactic shock
After consumption of Ecosprin Tablet, if you notice any side effects or harmful changes in your body, then seek emergency medical help immediately. Consult a qualified doctor, pharmacist, medical practitioner or a physician without wasting any time. Do not ignore or avoid the side effects and leave them to be cured on their own, because such an approach will only worsen the condition leading to unimaginable consequences. As such, it is highly recommended to consult a doctor at the earliest.
Contraindications of Ecosprin tablet
It is advised not to consume the Ecosprin capsule if a person is facing the below mentioned medical issues, as it can lead to bad consequences on body and health.
1)Allergy to NSAIDs
The consumption of Ecosprin tablet must be completely avoided, if the person has some allergic problem to the tablet or any sort of NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory drugs). Some popularly available NSAIDs in the market include Pyrigesic Tablet, Hifenac Tablets, Zerodol Tablets, Acetaminophen Tablet and so on. It is best to stay away from these tablets if you have any sort of allergy to them or the ingredients they contain. Inform your doctor about the same and ask him/her for an alternative solution.
2)Asthma or Respiratory Disorders
The Ecosprin tablet may be contraindicated, in case you are suffering from asthma, breathing problems or any kind of respiratory disorders.
It is not advised to consume Ecosprin tablet if the person is suffering from peptic ulcer or if he or she even has any chances of acquiring this issue in the near future. The consumption may lead to severe swelling, heavy bleeding in the stomach, colon as well as the anus.
The Ecosprin tablet may prove to be very harmful and dangerous if it is consumed by someone who is suffering from any sort kidney disease/issues. Thus, it is important to ask your doctor before pop in a pill in sheer negligence and ignorance.
What is the Dosage of Ecosprin tablet?
There is no such fixed duration, timing or dosage of the tablet. This is because the all these factors keep fluctuating as peer the needs and medical requirements of the patient. In most cases, doctor decides the dosage, duration and timing of consumption of Ecosprin. The doctor comes to a final conclusion after properly examining the patient’s condition, past records as well the age and immune system. Typically, an adult is suggested to consume one Ecosprin tablet two times in a day to treat minor issues such as pain and headaches. However, it is recommended not to consume more than three tablets in a day. Also, make sure you keep an adequate time gap between the consumption of the dosages.
The Ecosprin tablet should be taken along with your meal or right after you complete it with a glass of water. Make sure you do not take it on an empty stomach or else it may cause heartburn or stomach upset.
What are the precautions that need to be taken?
Just like any other medical drugs, Ecosprin also needs to be handled with care and caution to avoid any unwanted effects. As such, it is important to know the precautions that need to be taken before consuming the Ecosprin tablet. As it is rightly said, It is better to be safe than sorry. So, keep these following tips, tricks and hacks in mind before you commence with your Ecosprin dosage to avoid getting into any other medical trouble.
-One should not eat grapefruit while on a dosage of Ecosprin. Not only raw grapefruit also prevent from consuming grapefruit juice during the period, as it can lead to dangerous effects due to reactions between the two.
-One should not take an extra dose and not even skip a dose intentionally. Just take Ecosprin as per the instructions given by the doctor.
-It is not recommended to drink alcohol or liquor when on Ecosprin medication. Also, do not consume alcohol for at least three days after the completion of the medication course. If you cannot completely refrain from drinking alcohol, make sure it is not consumed more than 90 ml in a day.
-It is not advised to stop the treatment in middle. Make sure you duly follow the doctor’s advice and complete the treatment course for better and effective results.
-It is not recommended to consume Ecosprin if you have an allergy to any of the ingredients used in the making of the tablet, as it may have reverse effects on the body and health.
-Duly check the packaging and expiry date of the medicine before buying it from the medical store and also before you consume it each time.
-Notify your consulting doctor about the consumption of any other medication (prescribed or non-prescribed) that you are taking and also if you are suffering from any kind of medical disease
-Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.
-If you have suffered from hemophilia, low blood platelets or any other blood related issues, then it is better not to take Ecosprin.
-The use of Ecosprin should be avoided if you are facing medical issues such as anemia, von willebrand’s disease, thyroid disorders, Liver disease, problem of enlarged prostates, gastrointestinal disease, Crohn’s disease, cardiac problems, bruising and also blood clotting issues
-Ecosprin is not recommended Pregnant women and also lactating (breastfeeding)