Frequently Asked Questions about Cartia
Q: What is a Duentric® coating?
A: Duentric coating is a special coating that is designed to prevent the aspirin from being released in your stomach. The aspirin is released lower down in the intestine to help minimise stomach irritation.
Q: Does the Duentric coating make the aspirin in Cartia® any less effective?
A: No, this coating does not reduce the effectiveness of aspirin.
Q: How does low dose aspirin help reduce the risk of another heart attack or stroke?
A:: Low dose aspirin helps thin the blood, and has been proven to help lower the risk of another heart attack or stroke.
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If you have had a heart attack or stroke, speak to your doctor about how Cartia can help as part of an overall program to reduce risk of another event.
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