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Name of the Generic: Aspirin (oral) AS-pir-in AS-pir-in in
Names of brands: Aspi-Cor, Bayer Plus, Durlaza, Ecotrin, Miniprin,… Show the 8 brands
Drug Classes: Platelet aggregation inhibitors, salicylates

What is Ecotrin?

Ecotrin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate), which is utilised to treat pain and also to lower the severity of fever or inflammation.

Ecotrin can be utilised to manage or stop strokes, heart attacks, or chest discomfort (angina). The medicine should be utilised to treat these ailments only under the supervision of a physician.Ecotrin could be used for other purposes not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of Ecotrin

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Ecotrin may cause serious side effects. Take off Ecotrin and consult your physician immediately if you suffer from:

  • Ringing in your ears the eardrums, confusion, hallucinations, fast breathing, seizures (convulsions),
  • Severe nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain;
  • The stool is bloody or tarry, coughing up blood, or vomiting that resembles coffee grounds.
  • Fever that lasts longer than 3 days;
  • Swelling or pain that lasts more than 10 days.

Common negative side effects of Ecotrin include:

  • Uneasy stomach, heartburn;
  • Drowsiness
  • Mild headache that is mild.

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Ecotrin may cause Reye's syndrome, which is a serious and often fatal disease for children.

Prior to use this drug

Utilising Ecotrin in the case of a teenager or child who has flu symptoms and chickenpox can lead to an extremely fatal condition known as Reye's syndrome.

It is not recommended to use Ecotrin if you have an allergy to the product or are suffering from

  • A recent history of intestinal bleeding or stomach bleeding;
  • A hemorrhagic disorder like haemophilia
  • If you've had the experience of having an asthma attack or a severe allergic reaction following using Ecotrin as well as an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication),

Inform your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • Allergic asthma, or other seasonal conditions
  • Stomach ulcers;
  • Liver disease;
  • Kidney disease;
  • A bleeding or blood clotting disorder;
  • Gout;
  • Heart disease, high blood pressure, and congestive heart failure

The use of Ecotrin during the last stages of pregnancy could cause bleeding within the mother or baby during birth. Tell your doctor whether you are expecting or are planning to be pregnant.Do not breastfeed when taking Ecotrin.

How to Take Ecotrin?

Follow the directions on the label or as recommended by your physician.Always follow the instructions on the label of the medicine about the administration of Ecotrin to children.Consume food. Take it with food if Ecotrin affects your stomach.It is important to chew the tablet thoroughly before you take it in.Do not crush, chew, break, or open an enteric-coated or delayed-release or extended-release pill. Inhale it completely.Inform your doctor if you have any planned procedures.Keep at room temperature, free of heat and moisture.Do not take Ecotrin in the event that you detect an odour of vinegar that is strong within the bottle of this medicine. The medication may not be efficient.

What Happens If I Miss a Dose?

Ecotrin is used in situations where it is required. If you're on a schedule for dosing, you should skip missed doses. Don't take two doses at once.

What Happens If I Overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.An overdose could cause stomach nausea, diarrhoea, hearing or vision issues, slow or fast breathing, or confusion.

What should be avoided?

Avoid alcohol. Drinking heavily can increase the chance of bleeding from your stomach.Do not take Ibuprofen in the event that you take Ecotrin to avoid heart attack as well as coronary heart attack. Ibuprofen may make this medication less efficient at protecting your blood vessels and heart. Ask your doctor about the distance between your doses.Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to using any other medications for swelling, pain, fever, or cold or flu symptoms. They could contain ingredients that are similar to Ecotrin (such as magnesium salicylate, ibuprofen, magnesium salicylate, ketoprofen, and naproxen).

Interaction with Other Drugs

Consult your physician before taking Ecotrin in the event that you take any antidepressants. Taking certain antidepressants together with this medicine could cause bleeding or bruises.



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