Cardiprin is a brand medication that contains Aspirin and Glycine, which belongs to a class of antiplatelets. It is used in conditions where antiplatelets are useful and beneficial, including preventing or treating transient ischaemic attacks, secondary prevention of myocardial infarction, prophylaxis against stroke, vascular occlusion and deep vein thrombosis.
Cardiprin is available as tablets. For all indications, take 1 tablet daily or as required. Dissolve on the tongue or take with a full glass of water.
Common side effects of Cardiprin include mild stomach discomfort, indigestion and bleeding. Prolonged use may lead to stomach bleeds and kidney injury.
Common dosing schedule:
Take once daily or as required. Taking with food can reduce stomach discomfort.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Cardiprin may interact with:
Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.
In Hong Kong, Cardiprin is an over-the-counter medicine and can be purchased without a prescription from any retail outlet in Hong Kong. This includes grocery stores, convenience stores, medicine shops, and pharmacies. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
Need more information?
For detailed information about the use of Cardiprin in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.
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