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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 (warfarin) 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
Is 500mg Aspirin effective to chew as325mg Protocol
for Heart Attack if that was all available in area?
As long as you did not have an Aspirin Allergy
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
Baby aspirin: 81 mg (as opposed to 325 mg daily) usually taken every day or even every other day has been shown to be equally effective for prevention heart attacks- with no other risk factors than - note this is still controversial as some docs still recommend 162-325 mg daily. I do defer to my cards colleagues and leave my patients on what they recommend. ...Read more
See below: Daily low-dose Aspirin is the common preventive measure for inhibiting blood clots in the coronary arteries. Seems to be effective. Of course there are other factors involved in heart attacks such as arterial spasm. Discuss the issue with pcp or cardiologist, especially if there is family history of heart attacks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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