Acard 150mg contains acetylsalicylic acid, which inhibits the clumping (aggregation) of platelets in the blood. The drug is intended for long-term, prophylactic use in diseases that may cause blood clots and blockages in the blood vessels.
Preventing a heart attacks in people at high risk;
In case of a recent or suspected recent heart attack;
After an episode of unstable coronary artery disease;
To prevent a second heart attack;
Ffter vascular surgery or interventions, eg. coronary bypass grafting, coronary artery plastic surgery;
To prevent and post-traumatic ischemic attacks of the brain and ischemic stroke;
In people with obstructive atherosclerosis of peripheral arteries;
To prevent coronary blood clots in patients with multiple risk factors;
To prevent venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in patients who are permanently immobilized.
The decision on treatment and the dose of the drug to be used is made by the physician.
The active substance is acetylsalicylic acid. Each gastro-resistant tablet contains 150 mg of acetylsalicylic acid. The other ingredients are: cellulose powder, corn starch, sodium carboxymethyl starch; shell: hypromellose, Acryl Eze-White (methacrylic acid and ethyl acrylate copolymer (1: 1), talc, titanium dioxide (E 171), colloidal anhydrous silica, sodium bicarbonate, sodium lauryl sulfate), triethyl citrate, simethicone emulsion.
Always use this medicine exactly as described in the package leaflet or as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Consult your doctor before starting Acard 150 mg. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose for you and determine the duration of use. Oral use.
The usual recommended dosage is:
1 gastro-resistant tablet (150 mg) daily.
Enteric-resistant tablets should be taken after a meal – swallowed whole.
Acard 150mg gastro-resistant tablet is coated and does not disintegrate in the stomach, which reduces the irritating effect of acetylsalicylic acid on the gastric mucosa.
In a recent or suspected recent heart attack:
2 gastro-resistant tablets (300 mg) at a time. The tablets should be chewed very carefully to speed up the absorption.
Note: in acute myocardial infarction or suspected acute myocardial infarction, gastro-resistant tablets may be used when acetylsalicylic acid is not available in uncoated tablets.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Acard 150mg if:
you are allergic to anti-inflammatory or anti-rheumatic medicines (eg naproxen) or other substances that may cause allergies – see the section “Do not take Acard 150 mg”;
you suffer from asthma, chronic respiratory disease, nasal polyps;
you have a history of gastrointestinal ulcer;
you suffer from impaired kidney and / or liver function, as there is a risk of an increase
Do not use Acard 150 mg for at least 5 days before a planned surgery (also before minor procedures, e.g. tooth extraction).
Children and youth
Do not use in children and adolescents under 16 years of age.
Other medicines and Acard 150mg
Tell your doctor or pharmacist about all the medicines you are taking or have recently taken, and about any medicines you plan to take.
Do not take Acard 150mg at the same time:
– with methotrexate in doses of 15 mg per week or more.
You can use Acard 150 mg after consulting your doctor with the drugs listed below with:
– anticoagulants (eg acenocoumarol, warfarin, heparin);
– other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including salicylates;
– medicines for gout (e.g. probenecid, benzbromarone);
– antidiabetic drugs – orally (e.g. tolbutamide, glibenclamide) and insulin;
– drugs that inhibit platelet aggregation (e.g. ticlopidine);
– medicines used to treat depression and anxiety (e.g. fluoxetine, paroxetine);
– diuretics (e.g. furosemide);
– systemic corticosteroids;
– antihypertensive drugs (e.g. enalapril, captopril);
– valproic acid (an anti-epileptic medicine);
– cyclosporin and tacrolimus;
– methotrexate in doses less than 15 mg per week;
– digoxin (a heart medicine).
– Metamizole (a substance with analgesic and antipyretic properties) may reduce the effect of acetylsalicylic acid on platelet aggregation (clumping of blood cells and formation of a clot) when taken together. Therefore, caution should be exercised when administering metamizole to patients receiving acetylsalicylic acid.
60 gastro-resistant tablets
Store below 25°C. Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture. Keep the drug out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the package. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines no longer needed. Such behavior will help to protect the environment.