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A 46-year-old female asked about a 57-year-old male:

Is it safe to be taking aspirin to prevent heart attack?patient has pacemaker.is there any side effects like gastrointestinal disorder?thank you

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 60 years experience
Yes but.....: Low dose of Aspirin (81mg) is usually quite safe but leave the decision to your cardiologist.
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Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
A Verified Doctoranswered
46 years experience
Safe: As long as you don't have any GI bleeding problems, reflux or gastritis you can take aspirin.
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