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Aspirin 100 mg vs 81 mg

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Would encourage you : To take it at a time that will work well for you & a time you will be able to remember. For instance, i take my pills right before breakfast each da... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Usually one: Unless high risk and recommended by your cardiologist, usually one baby Aspirin a day is adequate.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Complex: It is a prostaglandin inhibitor and platelet inhibitor which interferes with clotting, reduces inflammation, reduces fever, and reduces pain. Those ar... Read More
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See below: It is a prostaglandin inhibitor and platelet inhibitor which interferes with clotting, reduces inflammation, reduces fever, and reduces pain.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: We have not used Aspirin or Aspirin like products in kids under age 16 for decades after it was tied to a rare cause of liver failure/death. The only ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No: It contains Ibuprofen ; paracetamol.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 16 years experience
No: Aspirin is not considered safe for children due to its association with Reys syndrome. There are special circumstances where a child will be put on as... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No major: Directive. If it is taken on an empty stomach it can cause issues, so either after eating or take asa with a coating (enteric coated).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Aspirin is dosed: Variably. It may be as low at 50 mg per day for some conditions and in other situations it may be dosed up to 6.5 g/ day (rheumatic fever). Dosing e... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Consult your doctor: Aspirin taken daily, in low doses, may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, but it has deleterious effects as well. You should consult your d... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
The directions: are on the bottle, unless you are taking for cardio protective and at your age probably not. But Aspirin taken for a prolonged period will cause bleed... Read More
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