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Aspirin And Nexium
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
I've been diagnosed with gastritis. Gallbladder removed in May 2014. Taking Nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg once daily. Stopped taking 81 mg of aspirin and no coffee con?
All good: OK i am assuming a doctor made the diagnosis of gastritis did they make the diagnosis based on your symptoms or did you have endoscopy you are doing the right thing medication could be the source of gastritis asa could be on of them make sure you are not taking other medicine? stress is other reason for gastritis make sure that is under control bacteria that cause ulcer could do the same ...Read more
I am 39 and healthy other than I take 40mg Nexium (esomeprazole) daily. Are there any high risks with taking a baby asprin a day in my condition for inflammation?
Minimal but yes: John, Aspirin, even 81 mg (baby aspirin) does not come without risk. There are risks of ulcers, as well as increased bleeding due to platelet blockade. If you are healthy and don't have an early family history of heart disease, you could probably go without taking it. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Does taking a proton pump inhibitor like Nexium (esomeprazole) (40 mg day) greatly reduce the chance of bleeding from taking asprin daily?
Yes: initial studies showed pretty good effects.those were in people taking a LOT of aspirin like drugs. in people taking daily aspirin.... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24326741 maybe drugs like aspirin work 100% of the time ?!? looked really good.......... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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