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    Enteric Coated Tablets

    30 X 100 mg

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    Enteric Coated Tablets

    90 X 100 mg

    not in the basket chart 37320 9598

    Enteric Coated Tablets

    GSL: 30 x 100 mg

    not in the basket chart 35859 9556

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    Dosage

    A daily dose of one Aspirin Cardio enteric-coated tablet (equivalent to 100 mg
    acetylsalicylic acid per day) is recommended.
    The gastro-resistant tablets should be taken with plenty of water possibly at least 30 minutes before a meal. In order to ensure that the active substance is released in the alkaline environment of the intestine, the gastro-resistant tablets should not be split, crushed or chewed.
    Aspirin cardio mg is intended for long-term use. The attending doctor must decide on the length of the treatment.


    Indications

    Primary prevention of coronary heart disease in patients at increased risk and the secondary prevention of thrombotic cerebrovascular or cardiovascular disease.
    Note: Aspirin Cardio is not suitable for the treatment of pain due to its amount of active substance.


    Contra-Indications

    – in cases of hypersensitivity to the active ingredient acetylsalicylic acid or any of the other ingredients.
    – by patients with a history of asthma attacks, which were caused by salicylates or substances with a similar action, especially nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
    – by patients with acute gastrointestinal ulcers.
    – by patients with haemorrhagic diathesis.
    – by patients with liver or kidney failure.
    – by patients with severe heart failure for which they are not receiving adequate
    treatment.
    – in combination with methotrexate at a weekly dosage of 15 mg or more.
    – in the last trimester of pregnancy at dosages above 150 mg acetylsalicylic acid/day.


    Special Precautions

    See package insert (OTC).


    Side Effects

    See package insert (OTC).


    Drug interactions

    See package insert (OTC).


    Manufacturer
    Bayer Bitterfeld
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