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How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more

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What is the antidote for aspirin?

What is the antidote for aspirin?

A Hospital: Aspirin overdose is a serious problem that can lead to death. If someone has taken too much aspirin, the best treatment is getting to the closest hospital emergency room. Activated charcoal, intravenous dextrose and normal saline, sodium bicarbonate, and dialysis may be necessary for overdoses. ...Read more

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With chronic a/f and severe nosebleeds, I'm off warfarin and using aspirin. With no antidote to new anticoagulants, what are my options as I age?

With chronic a/f and severe nosebleeds, I'm off warfarin and using aspirin. With no antidote to new anticoagulants, what are my options as I age?

See ENT doctor: In general, atrial fibrillation does not cause nose bleeds. However, anticoagulants certainly may. You need a good look at the side of the nose by a rhinologist (nose specialist) to determine whether there is a blood vessel that could be cauterized. There are several areas of the nose that are the sources of bleeding. The doctor can determine the site and hopefully stop this problem. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take aspirin everyday?

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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I took 6 aspirins and 1 antibiotic is it bad?

I took 6 aspirins and 1 antibiotic is it bad?

6 Aspirins: Taking 6 aspirin tablets at one time is not good for a few reasons. It can thin your blood causing you to bleed easier. It can cause significant irritation to the lining of the stomach and can lead to bleeding and ulcers. It can cause strain on the kidneys and can lead to metabolic disturbances if taken in excess. Consult your physician before taking more than the recommended dosage of any medicine ...Read more

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What could happen if you overdose on aspirin?

What could happen if you overdose on aspirin?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support.
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What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

ASA: It can cause liver damage, acute ulceration of your stomach, perforation of your stomach, GI bleeding, affect clotting mechanism of your body. ...Read more

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What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

ASA overdose: Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002542.htm. Depending on how many you took and other physiologic factors it can be very serious. Look at the list in the above link. Get help. ...Read more

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Are there any repercussions of taking daily aspirin?

Are there any repercussions of taking daily aspirin?

Stomach irritation: Stomach irritation (gastritis) is common and a slight increased risk of bleeding is expected. ...Read more

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Is asa aspirin?

Yes: Asa stands for acetylsalicylic acid which is the chemical name for plain old aspirin. ...Read more

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Side effects from aspirin?

Several: Aspirin offers benefits and dangerous side effects. For a thorough discussion of the topic see http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being. Html. Aspirin isn't for everyone and high cholesterol alone may not be an indication to take it. Other factors such as family history of heart attacks and strokes, high blood pressure, obesity, etc. Must weigh in so speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is aspirin safe for babies?

Not recomended: Aspirin when given during certain childhood illnesses can cause rye syndrome. If baby has fever best to go with tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Is aspirin good for headache?

Aspirin: Aspirin is a great anti-inflammatory and is useful for some types of headache. The problem is that aspirin is a potent blood thinner and can irritate the stomach and cause kidney problems. Doctors often prefer ibuprofen since it has excellent anti-inflammatory effects with a much lower blood thinning effect. ...Read more

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Does aspirin contain caffeine?

No: Aspirin alone does not contain caffeine. But medicines like bc powders, and goody powders have Aspirin and caffeine. ...Read more

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Can TIA be treated with aspirin?

Usually: The usual treatment for TIA is preventing future tia. Usually this is aspirin. Each case is unique and there are several factors your doctor will consider including if you were on Aspirin at the time is the tia. ...Read more

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Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Has Salicylic Acid: It is the main metabolite of aspirin. ...Read more

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Can ecotrin (aspirin) be crushed?

Ecotrin (aspirin): This is enteric coated aspirin. If you crush it you loose this protective effect. ...Read more

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After bang on head - take aspirin?

After bang on head - take aspirin?

That can help with: Pain do you have any other symptoms? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressure of head, inability to recall what happened, dizziness, decreased coordination, ringing in the ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea or vomiting & extreme fatigue. If you believe you have a concussion please seek medical care. Seek emergency care >. ...Read more

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Is aspirin safe for an 11 year old?

Is aspirin safe for an 11 year old?

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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I took aspirin and now feel drowsy?

How many you take?: How many aspirin did you take? But YES, drowsiness can be an uncommon side effect of even low dose aspirin. You should discuss this with your physician since other causes of drowsiness should be checked into which could be unrelated to aspirin therapy. If you'd like to speak about this with me then, write me at:

www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Can aspirin cause tingling all over?

No: I have never seen or heard of any such case. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking aspirin?

Several: Aspirin offers benefits and dangerous side effects. For a thorough discussion of the topic see http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being. Html. Aspirin isn't for everyone and high cholesterol alone may not be an indication to take it. Other factors such as family history of heart attacks and strokes, high blood pressure, obesity, etc. Must weigh in so speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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I's panadine fort have aspirin in it?

I's panadine fort have aspirin in it?

No: It is a combination of Codeine and a tylenol-like drug. It does not contain aspirin. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of aspirin?

Several: Ulcers, bleeding, easy bruising, macular degeneration are all associated with Aspirin use. For a detailed discussion, please see my blog at http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being. Html. It discusses the pros and cons of aspirin. ...Read more

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Is aspirin best for after an abortion?

Is aspirin best for after an abortion?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is better as Aspirin in high doses is a anti-coagulant and can make bleeding worse post abortion. ...Read more

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Can one have alcohol after an aspirin?

Probably: Like anything in this life, moderation is the key. If you are taking the Aspirin on a daily basis for your heart, you may want to discuss alcohol intake with your physician. ...Read more

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When is it safe to give my child aspirin?

NEVER!: ..Is pretty much the only indication left for giving children aspirin. For all others, the possibility of a life-threatening reaction to Aspirin is too serious to ignore. ...Read more

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Can I take klonipin and aspirin together?

Yes: You may take them together. They do not have any contraindications regarding that. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can aspirin help make stronger erections?

No: Though 'an Aspirin a day' may have some health, heart and certain cancer prevention benefits, it has no effect on the quality of one's erection. ...Read more

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What's the value of aspirin as antiplatelet?

Prevent heart attack: Often, clotting is important (such as in wound healing), but blood clots can also cause heart attacks if they get lodged in coronary arteries. Aspirin inhibits the production of thromboxane a2, a molecule that stimulates platelets to aggregate and form clots. Verifying this mechanism, studies have shown that the use of low dose Aspirin decreases the incidence of heart attacks. ...Read more

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