Glyprin tablets can be used for heart attack, cardiac arrest, fever, pain, rheumatic fever, rheumatoid arthritis, pericarditis, enlarged prostate gland, Kawasaki disease, stroke, and some other diseases. Aspirin and glycine are the active components in glyprin tablets. The Glyprin tablets work by decreasing prostaglandin production and interfering with the transfer of chemical signals in the brain, hence relieving the inflammatory symptoms.
Besides that, aspirin in the gyptrin tablets also has an incredibly strong antiplatelet action by inhibiting COX-1 which is required in platelets for the synthesis of the prothrombotic factor, thromboxane A2 (TXA2). Platelets, without a nucleus and so are unable to synthesise more COX when it is irreversibly inhibited by the aspirin. Therefore, it is often used for those who are at risk to prevent stroke, heart attack, transient ischaemic attack and other thrombotic diseases.
The following is a list of the potential adverse effects from all of the components in Glyprin Tablet. This is not an exclusive list. These adverse effects are conceivable, however they are not always experienced by the consumers. Some of the adverse effects may be uncommon yet severe, such as drug allergy reaction, please do consult your doctor if you have any of the following adverse symptoms, especially if they persist.
The list of the possible adverse effects are:
- Vomiting/ dyspepsia
- Stomach ache/ gastritis
- Erosion of the stomach/ gastric ulcer
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
- Bleeding tendency
- Dizziness/ drowsiness
- Hemorrhage in the brain
- Respiratory alkalosis
- Obstruction of the airway
Some other adverse effects may not be listed above, and if the symptoms experienced are unbearable or persist, please do stop consuming the medication and consult your doctor as soon as possible to make sure it is uneventful.
Inform your doctor about your current medications, over-the-counter goods such as vitamins, herbal supplements, etc, allergies, pre-existing illnesses, and current health problems before consuming the glyprin tablet. The reason being, some medical problems may make you more vulnerable to glyprin’s adverse effects. Take as prescribed by your doctor or as instructed on the product label. The dosage is determined by your own medical condition, do inform your doctor if your problem worsens or persists. Who should be more cautious while using glyprin:
- Asthma patients
- Certain cardiovascular diseases
- Heartburn/ GERD/ gastritis
- High blood pressure
- Chronic kidney disease
- Cirrhosis of the liver
- History of gastrointestinal bleeding
Because there is insufficient reliable data to establish if glycine is safe to use while pregnant or breast-feeding. It is not recommended for pregnant or breast-feeding women, to be on the safe side, avoid using it.
If you are on glyprin without experiencing the adverse symptoms and without the above risk factors, please do continue the medication as prescribed. Do consult your doctor before you stop the medication, to make sure there is no negative feedback for stop using it and to discuss if you require further treatment.
This medication, glyprin, must be taken orally. Follow the instructions as labelled, consume the medication whole with water. It should not be crushed, chewed, or otherwise. If the medication is meant to be taken on a regular basis, it is ideal to take it at the same time every day to prevent missing doses and for the best effects.
In general, patients who require aspirin for long-term therapy must take the dosage indicated by their doctor. Nonetheless, the glyprin dosage of 1 tablet per day should be adequate for the majority of people. If you are concerned, please seek the advice of your doctor for the best results.