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Aspirin Heart Attack Chew Swallow Water
They say to take aspirin if you suspect a heart attack. Do you chew it, or swallow it with water or what?
Call 911: If you suspect a heart attack, the first thing you should do is call 911.However, in regards to your Coumadin use, you should still also take an Aspirin 325 mg.Although both are blood thinners, they work differently and Aspirin is the only one of the 2 found to decrease mortality with heart attacks.If you have angina, nitroglycerine is also good to have as needed at home. See your cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Is it true that aspirin does not help women to prevent a heart attack? Just read that in several sites online and im worried
Yes and no: Recent large studies following women who took low dose 81 mg Aspirin over several years found that it was ineffective in preventing heart attacks but did reduce strokes in woman over 65. At the time of a heart attack or suspected heart attack it is strongly recommended that both men and women swallow two full crushed aspirins which can help dissolve blood clots in the coronary arteries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In the event of a heart attack, what's the best dosage and form of aspirin that someone could take immediately, before they go to the hospital?
Hypothetically; If I were to have a heart attack would it be safe for me to take Aspirin and to keep it on me at all times?
Depends: If you already had a heart attack, chronic Aspirin therapy is recommended as the risks of bleeding outweigh the risk of having another heart attack. For primary prevention (to prevent the very first heart attack) it is only recommended for patients at high risk of having a heart attack but not everyone, as it does increase the odds of bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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