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Doctor insights on: 325 Mg Vs 81 Mg Aspirin

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Should i take adult 81 mg aspirin in am or pm?

Should i take adult 81 mg aspirin in am or pm?

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 day. Try to take it the same time every day. ...Read more

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Should I seek emergency medical care if I took four 325 mg aspirins within two hours?

Should I seek emergency medical care if I took four 325 mg aspirins within two hours?

Not needed: This is basically double the recommended dose in 4 hours, risk is bleeding and also risk to kidneys. This is not dose needing emergency care, but make sure you take no more for at least 8 hours and flush your system with plenty of water. ...Read more

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Should I seek emergency medical care if I took four 325 mg aspirins within two to three hours?

Should I seek emergency medical care if I took four 325 mg aspirins within  two to three hours?

Aspirin Overdose ?: This amount of Aspirin (total of 1300mg over 2 to 3 hours) will not cause any adverse effect in most cases. There is a small possibility that there maybe some stomach irritation. It may therefore be worthwhile to eat some food or take some antacid pills like 2 tablets of tums (calcium carbonate). Be careful in future not to take more medication than advised. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a 325 mg aspirin to get into the bloodstream?

How long does it take for a 325 mg aspirin to get into the bloodstream?

Aspirin: May take only a few minutes as it dissolves very quickly in stomach. Can even be absorbed from mouth in seconds if chewed. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a 325 mg aspirin to get into the bloodstream?

Aspirin: If the aspirin is not enteric coated it gets into the bloodstream very quickly. Enteric coated aspirin dissolves slower as the hard coating has to breakdown before the actual aspirin is absorbed into the bloodstream. That is why, in certain emergency situations, the advice is to take plain aspirin for its quicker action. ...Read more

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Can I take aspirin 325 mg, to help with stiffness ? How long can I stay on ?

Can I take aspirin 325 mg, to help with stiffness ?  How long can I stay on ?

Indefinitely: Aspirin 325 mg daily is OK for long-term use unless you have problems with bleeding or you are on a prescription medication that interacts with aspirin. ...Read more

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How can aspirin work?

Complex: It is a prostaglandin inhibitor and platelet inhibitor which interferes with clotting, reduces inflammation, reduces fever, and reduces pain. Those are its major effects and there are other minor actions as well. ...Read more

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Can a baby use aspirin?

Can a baby use aspirin?

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 exceptions are treating kids with arthritis, kawasaki disease or rheumatic fever. The "baby aspirin" as a low dose has resurfaced & is used with adults to help prevent heart attacks. ...Read more

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Can children take aspirin?

Can children take aspirin?

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 aspirin (cyanotic heart disease, kawasaki disease) but that is done under direct guidance of the child's doctor/specialist. ...Read more

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Best time to take aspirin?

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). ...Read more

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How long does aspirin last ?

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 every 4 hours may be used for a number of conditions with max of 4 gm in divided dose per day. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take aspirin everyday?

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 doctor before self medicating with Aspirin or any other drug/medication. ...Read more

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What amount aspirin should I take?

What amount aspirin should I take?

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 bleeding due to platelet inhibition ...Read more

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Is it good to take an aspirin daily

No: For anyone with some vascular event (stroke, heart attack...), the answer is generally yes. As a primary preventive measure in someone with multiple risk factor, possibly yes. But, as with every decison in caring for patients, one must individualize. Take me for example. One baby aspiri will cause me to have a nosebleed within 24 hours; perhaps I have a natural anticoagulant in my blood?! ...Read more

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