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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Encoprin LD.
Encoprin LD is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it ... View More
Encoprin LD is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Encoprin LD may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Encoprin LD should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Encoprin LD may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use o... View More
Encoprin LD should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Encoprin LD may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of... View More
Encoprin LD is an antiplatelet medicine used to treat and prevent heart attacks, strokes and heart-related chest pain (angina). It helps to prevent the ... View More
Uses of Encoprin LD
- Heart attack
- Angina (heart-related chest pain)
Side effects of Encoprin LD
- Increased bleeding tendency
- Upset stomach
How to use Encoprin LD
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. Encoprin LD is to be taken... View More
How Encoprin LD works
Encoprin LD is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which d... View More
- Encoprin LD helps prevent future heart attack and clot-related (ischemic) stroke.
- It is generally well-tolerated with minimum side effects.
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- It may make you bleed more easily. Be careful while shaving, using sharp objects, or cutting fingernails or toenails.
- Inform your doctor if you notice blood in your vomit or have black/tarry stools.
- Stop taking Encoprin LD and tell your doctor if you have ringing in your ears, unusual bleeding, or nausea or vomiting that does not go away.
PO Prophylaxis of myocardial infarction Adult: 75-300 mg once daily. Lower doses should be used in patients receiving ACE inhibitors. Stent implant... View More
Alcohol, corticosteroids, analgin, phenylbutazone and oxyphenbutazone may increase risk of GI ulceration. Aspirin increases phenytoin levels. May antago... View More
Patients with history of asthma, angioedema, urticaria or rhinitis, nasal polyp, severe renal or hepatic impairment, lactation. Lactation: Drug ente... View More
Pregnancy category: C; D in 3rd trimester
Aspirin is an analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic. It inhibits cyclooxygenase, which is responsible for the synthesis of prostaglandin and thro... View More
PO Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Child: <25 kg: 60-100 mg/kg/day PO divided q6-8hr (maintain serum salicylate at 150-300 mcg/mL) >25 kg: 2.4-3.6 g... View More
Mode of Action
Should be taken with food.
Fever, Headache, Pain/inflammation, Acute coronary syndrome, TIA, MI, Stroke
Renal impairment CrCl >10 mL/min: Dose adjustment not necessary CrCl <10 mL/min: Not recommended
Pregnancy Category Note
GI disturbances; prolonged bleeding time, rhinitis, urticaria and epigastric discomfort; angioedema, salicylism, tinnitus; bronchospasm. Potentially ... View More
Hypersensitivity (attacks of asthma, angioedema, urticaria or rhinitis), active peptic ulceration; pregnancy (3rd trimester), children <12 yr, patients ... View More
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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