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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Asta.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Asta is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Asta is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmf... View More
Asta does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Asta should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Asta may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, Asta conta... View More
Asta should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Asta may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, the use of ... View More
Asta is a medicine used to relieve pain and to reduce fever. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, body ache, toothache and common cold.... View More
Uses of Asta
- Pain relief
Side effects of Asta
- No common side effects seen
How to use Asta
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. Asta is to be taken with f... View More
How Asta works
Asta is an analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain a... View More
What if you forget to take Asta?
If you miss a dose of Asta, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regu... View More
- Asta should be taken with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
- Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney prob... View More
- Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Asta.
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
- Inform your doctor if you have liver disease as your dose may need to be adjusted.
- Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term trea... View More
Fever, Mild to moderate pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic low back pain, Renal stone pain, neuropathic pain, toothache, migraine, post... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Mild to moderate pain and fever Tablet Adult: 1 - 2 tablets every 4 to 6 hours up to a maximum of 4 g (8 tablets) daily Extended Release (XR)... View More
Oral Mild to moderate pain and fever Tablet Children (6 - 12 years) : 1/2 to 1 tablet 3 to 4 times daily Extended Release (XR) Tablet Children ov... View More
Mode of Action
Paracetamol exhibits analgesic action by peripheral blockage of pain impulse generation. It produces antipyresis by inhibiting the hypothalamic heat-reg... View More
Patient w/ chronic alcoholism, known G6PD deficiency, severe hypovolaemia, chronic malnutrition. Renal and hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. ... View More
Thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, pancytopenia, neutropenia, agranulocytosis, pain and burning sensation at inj site. Rarely, hypotension and tachycardia. ... View More
May reduce serum levels w/ anticonvulsants (e.g. phenytoin, barbiturates, carbamazepine). May enhance the anticoagulant effect of warfarin and other cou... View More
Alternative brand for Asta
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More