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what is the best time of day to take baby aspirin

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Anytime: There is no specific time.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Night: Studies show heart attack occur early in the morning when blood flow slows down - Aspirin also helps with night muscle aches so helps both ways.
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Dr. Willa Terry
32 years experience Pediatrics
With food: Several guidelines recommend early use of single doses of Aspirin in various ranges as prophylaxis against cardiovascular events. The dose of Aspirin ... Read More
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Any time.: Aspirin's antiplatelet effect lasts for approximately 8 days; therefore, it does not matter what time of day one takes a daily dose.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No real issue: Absorbed fine. If it bothers your stomach it is perfectly good to take it with food.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
ASA: If medically indicated, then take it with food.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
57 years experience Bariatrics
breakfast time: If you decided. Then at breakfast time.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Same time: Due to aspirin's effects on the platelets, as long as you take it at a similar time each day, the particular time of day does not have such a great im ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Glad you asked!: Aspirin irreversibly binds platelets for the life of the platelet (which is 10 days). Every day, our bodies make new platelets replacing the 10% that ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Anytime: Anytime is good ad long as you take it and it is prescribed because you need it. In younger individuals the physicians' health study showed a slight r ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
3-7 hours: The half life of Aspirin is short (3-7 hrs).The 81mg preparation used for it's antiplatelet properties(heart benefit) is already reduced considerably ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. PETER Stanfield
46 years experience Psychiatry
Heart Rate: Yes, is ok unless otherwise contraindicated by your cardiologist.
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