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Drug information on Loprin DS (162.5 mg) (Aspirin) from Unichem Laboratories Ltd (Unisearch)

Loprin DS (162.5 mg)

  Tablet
Unichem Laboratories Ltd (Unisearch)
Generic : Aspirin
 14.50
162.5mg
14Tablet
Loprin DS (162.5 mg) is an analgesic and antipyretic, prescribed for pain, heart attack and fever.
The drug decreases the substances that cause pain and inflammation.  

Medical Condition(s) for which Loprin DS (162.5 mg) may be prescribed

Back Injuries
Back Pain
Cataract
Clavicle Fracture
Colle’s Fracture
Dysmenorrhea
Fever
Headache / Cephalgia

Side effects of Loprin DS (162.5 mg)

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, blood in stools, stomach pain and heartburn.

   Miscellaneous : Drowsiness, headache, allergic reactions and hearing problems.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult Dose:
The recommended oral dose for adults:
• Prevention of myocardial infarction or heart attack: 75-325 mg/day.
• Stent implantation: 325 mg 2 hr pre-operative, then 160-325 mg/day.
• Pain and fever: 325-650 mg 4-6 hourly. Maximum: 4 g/day.
• Pain and inflammation associated with musculoskeletal and joint disorders:
Initial dose: 2.4-3.6 g/day.
Maintenance dose: 3.6-5.4 g/day.

How to use Loprin DS (162.5 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food./

When is Loprin DS (162.5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with blood disorder, liver or kidney impairment and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Loprin DS (162.5 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heartburn, stomach upset or stomach pain and if you have or ever had ulcers, anemia, bleeding problems such as hemophilia, kidney or liver diseases, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• It should not be given to children who have fever, flu symptoms or chickenpox; otherwise it may lead to a fatal condition named as Reye's syndrome.

Other Precautions for Loprin DS (162.5 mg)

Monitor blood sugar level regularly while taking this medication.
It may cause severe bleeding; avoid bruising or injury.

Storage Conditions of Loprin DS (162.5 mg)

Store it at room temperature.

Last Updated : Oct - 2017


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