This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use.
CARTIA helps prevent blood clotting and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients with known cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease. For use under medical supervision only. The use of low dose aspirin may be only one component of your medical practitioner’s management plan to prevent you having a further heart attack or stroke. You should discuss this plan with your medical practitioner. Do not substitute other medicines containing aspirin, for this medicine, without first consulting your Pharmacist or medical practitioner.
Do not take Cartia if: * you have had an allergic reaction to aspirin or any of the other ingredients contained in this medicine. Signs of allergic reaction may include an itchy skin rash, shortness of breath and swelling of the face or tongue; * you have a bleeding disorder such as haehmophilia and Von Willebrand’s disease; * you have stomach bleeding, gastritis or an active stomach ulcer.Always read the label. Use only as directed. Consult your healthcare professional if symptoms persist.
The active ingredient in Cartia is acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) 100mg.
The recommended dosage is one Cartia tablet at the same time every day.
Take Cartia with a glass of water. Cartia should be swallowed whole, without crushing, chewing or breaking the tablet.