enteric-coated aspirin

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aspirin that is treated to pass through the stomach unaltered and to dissolve in the intestines

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Study participants were randomized to conventional enteric-coated aspirin at 325 mg/day or to the investigational tablet, known for now as PA32540.
Some evidence suggests that using enteric-coated aspirin may reduce the risk of ulcers and gastric bleeding.
The ADA recommends daily enteric-coated aspirin for diabetic patients who already have evidence of cardiovascular disease and for those without CVD who have one or more risk factors for the disease, Ms.
Enteric-coated aspirin (ECASA) is another very safe and much cheaper alternative to acetaminophen and much less expensive than the NSAIDs or the non-acetyl salicylates.
When enteric-coated aspirin is involved, proper absorption may be delayed and the level of overdosage may not be apparent.
Subjects were randomly assigned to once-daily treatment with PA32540 or 325 mg of enteric-coated aspirin.
Measurements indicating the presence of what has been thought to be aspirin resistance were evident only with enteric-coated aspirin, not immediate-release aspirin, in a study of 400 healthy adults--a phenomenon the study's authors described as aspirin "pseudoresistance.
Joseph brand, which is more than 90 years old, now markets low dose and regular strength enteric-coated aspirin, as well as Cough and Cold products.
After a few weeks or months, when flushing dissipates, changing to a low-dose (81-mg) enteric-coated aspirin can minimize stomach upset and the long-term risk of stomach ulcers and bleeding.
Some medications which have been reported to cause pharmacobezoars are aluminum hydroxide gel for treating hyperphosphatemia in renal failure, (6,7,8) enteric-coated aspirin, (9,10) sucralfate, (11) guar gum, (12) cholestyramine, (13) enteral feeding solution, (13) bulk laxative, (14) and nifedipine XL.
What about using buffered or enteric-coated aspirin to avoid gastric irritation?
Each study achieved its individual primary endpoint, as patients on PA32540 experienced fewer gastric ulcers compared to those taking enteric-coated aspirin (325 mg) alone.
Many patients taking daily low-dose enteric-coated aspirin to prevent cardiovascular events show incomplete platelet inhibition, reported Andrew O.
NASDAQ: POZN),a pharmaceutical company committed to transforming medicine that transforms lives, presented positive results from two pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials of the investigational product, PA32540, at The American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2012, as Poster #12057: Treatment Continuation and Cardiovascular Safety of Antiplatelet Therapy with PA32540, A Tablet with Enteric-Coated Aspirin and Immediate-Release Omeprazole: Results of Two 6-Month, Phase 3 Studies.
Clinical trials are currently underway to compare the efficacy of Fasprin with that of enteric-coated aspirin and determine how quickly the dosage reaches the blood stream.