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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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Hematocrit (Definition)

Of red blood cell number. Classically this was the "packed cell volume." blood was placed in a microtube and spun in a centrifuge. The rbcs settle to the bottom and one measures the height in the tube and reported as a percentage. Now determined by an automated machine. A typical hct is about 3 ...Read more


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I'm high pregnancy my RBC 3.43,Hemoglobin 118 hematocrit 0.38,MCH 34.40,MCV,112.00,platelet 261 .I was adv to take aspirin and duphaston is it ok?

I'm high pregnancy my RBC 3.43,Hemoglobin 118 hematocrit 0.38,MCH 34.40,MCV,112.00,platelet 261 .I was adv to take aspirin and duphaston is it ok?

See doctor: There is inconsistency with your profile which states you are a 24 year-old-male. Please see your doctor as your MCV indicates deficiency of folic acid and or vitamin B12 or both. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take aspirin every day?

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. ...Read more

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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?

Is asa aspirin?

Yes: Asa stands for acetylsalicylic acid which is the chemical name for plain old aspirin. ...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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I took aspirin and now feel drowsy?

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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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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Does aspirin worsen asthma?

Does aspirin worsen asthma?

In some...: Some asthmatic patients have a triad of asthma, nasal polyps and Aspirin sensitivity. This is known as "triad asthma" and these patients need to avoid aspirin. ...Read more

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Does motrin contain aspirin?

No: Motrin does not contain aspirin, but it is related to Aspirin (both are known as nsaids). You should not take full doses of Aspirin if you are taking Motrin as well. You can still take Aspirin for heart prevention. If you do so, make sure and take it at least 1 hour before taking motrin. ...Read more

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Does toradol have any aspirin?

Does toradol have any aspirin?

Toradol: Although it is a pain medicine, toradol, does not contain any Aspirin or Aspirin products. It may be used it patients who are allergic to aspirin. ...Read more

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Can aspirin raise ALT enzymes?

Follow-Up Tests: Elevated alt could mean early hepatitis due to alcohol, drug or virus. You need a follow-up test with more history to pinpoint the specific cause for this elevation. ...Read more

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Can I take aspirin when Vicodin?

No interaction: There isn't an interaction of aspirin and vicodin. Vicodin is a combination of a narcotic (hydrocodone) and tylenol (acetaminophen). If you're taking low dose aspirin for some reason, it shouldn't be a problem to take vicodin. But I'd question why you're taking aspirin. It's not a great pain medication. If you're using aspirin for pain regularly, it's worth consulting a doc who knows pain meds. ...Read more

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How can I avoid aspirin overdose?

Huh?: Don't take an overdose of aspirin! The dose for adults is: 325-650 mg every 4 hours as needed. For children, the dose is: 10-15 mg/kg every 4-6 hours with a maximum daily dose of 60-80 mg/kg. If you get ringing in the ears, stomach upset or nausea, lower the dose. Follow these instructions and you will avoid an Aspirin overdose. ...Read more

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Does aspirin cause kidney damage?

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Does aspirin cause kidney damage?

Low risk: Aspirin has a rare chance of causing kidney damage; you are likely thinking of the other nsaids, like Ibuprofen or naproxen, that have been associated with kidney damage with high doses. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Den
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Halfprin (Definition)

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Aspirin (Definition)

Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more