Aspirin EC Low Dose is used to ease the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and certain rheumatologic conditions in which the immune systems attacks other parts of the body.
Aspirin EC Low Dose is also used to prevent heart attacks in patients who have angina (chest pain) or have had a heart attack in the past. Additionally, Aspirin EC Low Dose is prescribed to prevent ischemic and mini-stokes in patients who have had a stroke in the past.
Aspirin EC Low Dose belongs to a class of medicines known as salicylates. It works by blocking the production of certain natural substances to reduce, pain, inflammation, blood clots and swelling.