Loprin 75 Tablet

Loprin 75 Tablet

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Introduction

Loprin 75 Tablet is an antiplatelet medicine used to treat and prevent heart attacks, strokes and heart-related chest pain (angina). It helps to prevent the formation of blood clots in your blood vessels. It is a very widely used medicine for heart protection.

Loprin 75 Tablet is usually best taken with food otherwise it may upset your stomach. The dose that is right for you depends on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should take it as recommended by your doctor.

The most common side effects of this medicine are heartburn or upset stomach, nausea, and vomiting. These are not usually serious but if you are worried, ask your doctor about ways of reducing or preventing them. This medicine may sometimes cause you to bleed more easily (for example you may get nosebleeds or bruises).

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have ever had a prolonged problem when your blood did not clot properly or if you have had an ulcer or bleeding in your stomach or intestine. To make sure this medicine is safe for you, also tell your doctor if you have trouble with your liver or kidneys, have high blood pressure or asthma. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before starting treatment. It is usually not recommended in later stages of pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine. Heavy drinking can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.

Uses of Loprin Tablet

Benefits of Loprin Tablet

In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Loprin 75 Tablet works as a blood thinner and is used in small doses to reduce the risk of blood clots forming. It prevents platelets from sticking together thereby preventing the formation of harmful blood clots. This means you are less likely to suffer from angina, a heart attack, a stroke, or other blockage of blood vessels. It is likely to be prescribed if you have a high risk of cardiovascular disease and should be taken regularly (usually for the rest of your life) to have a preventive effect.

In Treatment and prevention of Heart attack

Loprin 75 Tablet prevents the formation of blood clots in blood vessels thereby reducing the risk of future heart attacks or strokes. In larger doses, Loprin 75 Tablet may be used in the treatment of a heart attack or a stroke which has been caused by a blood clot. It stops the blood clot that is blocking the supply of blood to the heart from growing any bigger.

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Side effects of Loprin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Loprin

  • Heartburn
  • Increased bleeding tendency
  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting

How to use Loprin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Loprin 75 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Loprin Tablet works

Loprin 75 Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Loprin 75 Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Loprin 75 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Loprin 75 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Loprin 75 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Loprin 75 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Loprin 75 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Loprin 75 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Loprin 75 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Loprin 75 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Loprin 75 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.