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Dispersible Aspirin Tablets 75mg

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Dispersible aspirin tablets contain 75mg of aspirin and are an antiplatelet agent that helps prevent your blood cells sticking together and forming a blood clot. Dispersible Aspirin tablets are used to prevent further heart attacks and strokes in patients with a previous history of heart attacks or unstable angina.

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What are dispersible Aspirin tablets?

Dispersible aspirin tablets contain 75mg of aspirin and are an antiplatelet agent that helps prevent your blood cells sticking together and forming a blood clot. Dispersible Aspirin tablets are used to prevent further heart attacks and strokes in patients with a previous history of heart attacks, unstable angina, stroke or following a by-pass surgery. Dispersible 75mg aspirin tablets are also referred to as ‘low dose’ aspirin.

See your doctor or GP if taking dispersible aspirin tablets to prevent heart health issues for the first time. You should always follow your doctor’s advice. You will generally be prescribed 1-2 tablets a day but this varies person to person. Dispersible aspirin tablets should be used with caution in elderly patients and treatment should be reviewed regularly.

Dispersible aspirin tablets should not be used for pain relief in 75mg, dispersible aspirin are intended to be taken regularly by those who have a history of heart related illness.

What are dispersible Aspirin tablets used for?

Dispersible Aspirin tablets are used to prevent further heart attacks and strokes in patients with a previous history of heart attacks, unstable angina, stroke or following a by-pass surgery.

How do dispersible Aspirin tablets work?

At a low, continual dose aspirin tablets help to thin the blood making things like blood clots and heart attacks less likely. In higher doses Aspirin also works as a painkiller and is considered a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory.

How do I take dispersible Aspirin tablets?

Take 1-2 tablets a day with water. Disperse the tablets in a glass of water, make sure you drink the whole glass of water to receive the correct dose. You should always take this medication as your doctor has advised, continue taking dispersible aspirin tablets even if you feel better.

If you forget to take a tablet take one as soon as you remember but do not take a double dose.

Is there any reason I would not be able to take dispersible Aspirin tablets?

Do not take dispersible aspirin tablets if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.

Do not take dispersible aspirin tablets if:

  • You have had an asthma attack or swelling in some parts of the body e.g. face, lips,m throat or tongue
  • You have had an ulcer in you stomach or small intestine
  • You have has a stroke
  • You suffer with gout
  • You suffer from haemophilia or any other blood clotting disorder
  • You are taking medicines to prevent blood clotting
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You have severe liver or kidney problems
  • You are taking a medicine called methotrexate

Do dispersible Aspirin tablets react with any other medication?

Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines. This includes medicines obtained without a prescription, including herbal medicines. This is because dispersible aspirin tablets can affect the way some other medicines work. Also, some other medicines can affect the way dispersible aspirin tablets work.

Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • Anti-inflammatory painkillers, such as diclofenac, ibuprofen, indomethacin, and naproxen. These can increase the risk of stomach bleeding if taken in combination with aspirin.
  • Methotrexate, used in the treatment of cancer and some autoimmune diseases. Aspirin can make it harder for the body to eliminate methotrexate, resulting in high and potentially dangerous levels of methotrexate in the body.
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants, such as citalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine, venlafaxine, and sertraline. Taken with aspirin, these can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Warfarin, an anticoagulant drug, or a blood thinner, which stops the blood from clotting. If aspirin is taken with warfarin, it can reduce the drug’s anticoagulant effects and increase the risk of bleeding. In some situations, however, a doctor may prescribe aspirin together with warfarin.

Do dispersible Aspirin tablets react with alcohol/food?

It is recommended to take dispersible aspirin tablets after eating to avoid stomach upset.

Drinking alcohol may possibly increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding so is best avoided.

What are the side effects of dispersible Aspirin tablets?

Though like all medicine side effects are possible, you can find further information in the 75mg dispersible aspirin tablet patient information leaflet. Common side effects include indigestion or an increased tendency for bleeding.

If you have any of the following side effects you should see a doctor:

  • An asthma attack or allergic reaction such as difficulty breathing or swelling of the face
  • Reddening of the skin or blisters
  • Stomach ulcers or stomach bleeding

Can you take dispersible Aspirin tablets whilst pregnant?

You should not take dispersible aspirin tablets if:

  • You are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or plan to get pregnant.
  • You are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed

How do I store dispersible Aspirin tablets?

Store dispersible Aspirin tablets as per the 75mg dispersible aspirin tablet patient information leaflet in a cool dry place. Do not use past the expiration date.

Can I buy dispersible Aspirin tablets online?

Yes, you can legally order dispersible Aspirin tablets from registered online prescribers such as e-Surgery.

Whenever you are buying dispersible Aspirin tablets or any other medication, make sure you check for the green GPhC and MHRA logo on the bottom of each page of the website you are using.

Where can I get more information about dispersible Aspirin tablets online?

You can learn more about this medication in the 75mg dispersible aspirin tablet patient information leaflet, which contains more useful information.

You can also use our completely free Ask-a-Pharmacist service to get health advice from a trained professional. We’re here to help!

How will my dispersible Aspirin tablets be delivered?

e-Surgery uses Royal Mail delivery with choices starting from Royal Mail 48 tracked delivery, Royal Mail tracked 24 and Royal Mail 1pm special delivery (discover more about e-Surgery delivery). Your dispersible Aspirin tablets will arrive in discreet, recyclable packaging at a delivery address of your choice. Find out to recycle packaging from e-Surgery.

How to dispose of dispersible Aspirin tablets bought online?

Dispersible Aspirin tablets come in blister packs that are not currently recyclable, so once they have been used can be disposed of in a general waste bin. If the dispersible Aspirin tablets are unfinished dispose of medication safely and drop them off at a local pharmacy. Cardboard packaging and paper patient information leaflets are recyclable. For any more information on disposal of dispersible Aspirin tablets you can use our free Ask-a-Pharmacist service.

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28 Tablets, 56 Tablets (2×28), 84 Tablets (3×28), 100 tablets

3 reviews for Dispersible Aspirin Tablets 75mg

  1. Maurice J

    Normally get these from my local chemist but were sold out everywhere. Easy process and arrived quickly.

  2. Jaime K

    I need to take these every day as heart attack prevention and my local surgery completely let me down on three occasions, decided to get these online. Thank you for the good service.

  3. Alice

    Essential tablets.

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