Cartia’s Duentric coating
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.
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Why is the Duentric coating on Cartia so important?
Uncoated low dose aspirin is generally released in the stomach where it may cause irritation to the stomach lining and may also increase the risk of gastrointestinal ulcers.
Luckily, not all low dose aspirins are the same.
Cartia has a specially formulated Duentric coating, that prevents the aspirin from being broken down in the stomach.
Instead, the aspirin dissolves lower down in the intestines – which means less contact with the stomach lining and less risk of irritation.
The Duentric coating does not reduce the effectiveness of the aspirin.
Cartia tablets do not contain sugar, gluten, yeast, soy, lactose and preservatives.
Cartia tablets are Australian made.
Cartia vs uncoated aspirin
Uncoated aspirin is generally released in the stomach
- aspirin may irritate the stomach lining
- aspirin may increase the risk of gastrointestinal irritation
Cartia Duentric coated low dose aspirin is released lower in the intestine.
- reduces irritation to the stomach lining