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By taking baby aspirin would that make you miss your period?

By taking baby aspirin would that make you miss your period?

Aspirin: No. Aspirin can cause bleeding, kidney failure, and hearing loss but the most common causes of amenorrhea (missing your period) are pregnancy, impending menopause, and hormonal problems. Please see your gynecologist regarding your missed period. ...Read more

Dr. William Shaffer
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Baby Aspirin (Definition)

Baby aspirin is low-dose aspirin thought to prevent complications such as miscarriage, preterm delivery, or pre-eclampsia in ...Read more


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Would it hurt a 20 year old to take a baby aspirin? My heart races from anxiety especially during the 2 weeks before my period, and I also get sad.

Would it hurt a 20 year old to take a baby aspirin? My heart races from anxiety especially during the 2 weeks before my period, and I also get sad.

Baby aspirin: It would not hurt a 20 year old to take a baby aspirin, but baby Aspirin may not help heart racing, anxiety, or depression before your period. It may help lower abdominal cramping that is common in the premenstrual period, though. You could be having other premenstrual syndrome symptoms and need evaluation for their severity. Please consider seeing your physician about this. ...Read more

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Does taking baby aspirin lengthen period? Started baby aspirin and folic acid while menstrating in hopes of getting pregnant. Brown spotting occurring

Does taking baby aspirin lengthen period? Started baby aspirin and folic acid while menstrating in hopes of getting pregnant. Brown spotting occurring

Aspirin: Aspirin should not alter the menstrual cycle. Aspirin is sometimes used for certain fertility problems like antiphospholipid antibody syndrome but that should only be after proper testing and under your doctors guidance. ...Read more

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Can baby aspirin make periods lighter or heavier?

Can baby aspirin make periods lighter or heavier?

Heavier: Aspirin, even 81 mg, interferes with platelet function thus promoting bleeding. ...Read more

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I've been taking a low dose aspirin for about a month now. Would that cause my period to be late?

Not likely.: Low dose aspirin is probably not the reason. If pregnancy is a possibility, do a home pregnancy test. If it is not, then see a doc if your next period is also late or irregular. ...Read more

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What is the best time to take a baby aspirin?

No real issue: Absorbed fine. If it bothers your stomach it is perfectly good to take it with food. ...Read more

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Can I have a drink after taking a baby aspirin?

Probably: It is probably safe but keep it to no more than one to two small drinks. Have as much water as you want. ...Read more

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How is Bayer baby aspirin different than normal?

MG stregth: The "baby aspirin" is 81mg while the normal Aspirin is 325mg. ...Read more

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Do I need to avoid all alcohol if I am taking baby aspirin?

Not necessarily: Not necessarily. Alcohol in moderation (1-2 glasses of wine or 1 beer) a day should not cause you any problems. Alcoholism or heavy binge drinking can sometimes lower your platelets (the cells in your body that help clot your blood). Aspirin works by also inhibiting platelets, so together this could lead to bleeding problems. ...Read more

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Is baby aspirin used for anti inflammatory?

Is baby aspirin used for anti inflammatory?

Not really: Aspirin at low doses has the ability to decrease the stickiness of your platelets and is often used to reduce chances of a stroke or heart attack. Aspirin does have anti-inflammatory properties, but its association with liver damage/failure and brain damage in kids (reye syndrome) led to rare use under the age of 16. ...Read more

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Is it ok to swallow baby aspirin instead of chewing it?

Is it ok to swallow baby aspirin instead of chewing it?

Yes: Yes. It works faster when chewed but, if you're not in a hurry, swallowing is fine. (if you're taking it everyday, you have an Aspirin effect already so there's no hurry, but when people are having chest pain and not on Aspirin or their status isn't known, chewing gets it into their system faster). ...Read more

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Is it ok to take baby aspirin and lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Is it ok to take baby aspirin and lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Yes: Aspirin and statins are two of the most common drugs used in the treatment or prevention of cardiac events. There is a great deal of experience using the drugs in combination, and no adverse interactions are identified. ...Read more

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How long to wait to breastfeed after taking baby aspirin?

How long to wait to breastfeed after taking baby aspirin?

Aspirin & lactation: If low-dose Aspirin is taken, avoid breastfeeding for 1 to 2 hours after a dose to minimize antiplatelet effects in the infant (bleeding). Because of a single case report of metabolic acidosis, the american academy of pediatrics characterizes Aspirin as a drug that has been "associated with significant effects on some nursing infants and should be given to nursing mothers with caution. ...Read more

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Hi ya can you take vitex herb tablet with baby aspirin 75?

Vitex: It is herbal supplement. They say to balance the hormones, pituitary and help with fertility.there is no studies about vitex and Aspirin. The shorT answer I DON'T KNOW ...Read more

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Is it safe to take one baby aspirin and one garlic tablet per day?

Is it safe to take one baby aspirin and one garlic tablet per day?

Garlic: Tablets will increase risk for bleeding. Please make sure you mention use to medical providers. If you have history of bleeding or easy bruising would suggest not using it. ...Read more

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I am taking 81mg baby aspirin for a tia, is it safe to take 81mg every other day?

Anti platelets: The anti platelets are effective in managing tia. A daily dose is desired, however every other day is still protective, especially if you bleed. It is important to get all your risk factors under control to lower your stroke risk. Nicotine cessation, hypertension control, lipid control, diabetes control and ultrasound to look for neck artery plaque. Be well. ...Read more

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I am taking 81mg baby aspirin for a tia, is it safe to take 81mg every other day?

I am taking 81mg baby aspirin for a tia, is it safe to take 81mg every other day?

Recommend daily use: Why do you want to reduce the aspirin from daily to every other day? I would recommend if you are hoping to prevent a TIA that you take it every day ...Read more

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For a migraine, is it ok for me to take baby aspirin if that's all I have at home?

Yes to prevent: Yes it may prevent, but you may have to take 8 pills to treat. ...Read more

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I had some past allergy from adult aspirin. Would I have the same problem if I take baby aspirin?

Possibly: If you have had a serious anaphylactic allergic reaction to aspirin, you should avoid all aspirin. This type of allergic reaction involves hypotension, severe respiratory distress, swelling of the larynx, and usually requires intubation and epinephrine.

If you had a minor rash or stomach upset with aspirin, you could try the low-dose baby Aspirin dose, with food. ...Read more

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Best time of the day to have a preventive baby aspirin for 42 yr old male with borderline cholesterol?

Anytime: Anytime is good ad long as you take it and it is prescribed because you need it. In younger individuals the physicians' health study showed a slight risk of bleeding. Consider risks and benefits and always talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Why for my exercise program, I also need to take a baby aspirin daily. Why did you perscribe the aspirin?

Why for my exercise program, I also need to take a baby aspirin daily. Why did you perscribe the aspirin?

Platelets: This is probably intended to put a little bit of additional brakes on the tendency to form blood clots. It's appropriate for some people, but not all. Ask your physician to explain. ...Read more

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Shouls I take a baby aspirin daily for the rest of my life. Can this have any longterm side effects or anything?

Shouls I take a baby aspirin daily for the rest of my life. Can this have any longterm side effects or anything?

Likely not.: However, unless you have problems contributing to heart disease or stroke, ie. High bp, bad cholesterol, diabetes, or a strong family hx, you will probably receive less cardioprotection. However, low dose asa may decrease the risk for colon ca! ...Read more

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Why would taking an 81 mg baby aspirin a day for the last 2 days give me a pressure headache and when I bend a pressure like feeling?

? side effect: Stop the Aspirin and see what happens.
It could just be a side effect.
Check your blood pressure. Should be lower than 130/80.
Go see your dr if it's persistent.
Have a nice day! ...Read more

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Can blood in the urine without other symptoms be caused by baby aspirin? I take one in the morning and one at night. I started to notice pink urine.

Can blood in the urine without other symptoms be caused by baby aspirin? I take one in the morning and one at night. I started to notice pink urine.

See a urologist: Aspirin and other blood thinners can make it make it more likley that an abnormality in the urinary tract may cause bloody urine. Examples include urinary tract stones and bladder cancer. You should stop the Aspirin and see a urologist as soon as possible so that the appropriate testing may be done. ...Read more

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Been taking Arcoxia (etoricoxib) for a few days 90mg daily, and took a baby aspirin this evening, 100mg. Can I still take Arcoxia tonight? Is it safe?

Yes.: It is safe to take the aspirin. It is to be noted that Arcoxia is an NSAID from Australia. It is not sold in the US. The 100 mg aspirin is still small dose and does not preclude you from taking it.
I do not suggest doing this all the time.
The foot problem suggests plantar fasciitis. ...Read more

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Can baby aspirin cause anemia?

At the dose being: Given (81mg), anemia is not a concern. Asa is a suicide inhibitor for cyclooxygenase, an enzyme that is essential for producing prostanoids that impact platelet function. This is the reason that patients with cardiovascular dz are often treated with a daily baby asa. I wonder if you are asking for reasons related to your health? 39yo men aren't commonly taking daily asa. Is there something else? ...Read more

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Can taking baby aspirin improve my chances of conceiving?

Baby ASA /pregnancy: If you don't have a a history of pregnancy loss then it probably won't help you. ...Read more

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Should everyone over 50 take a baby aspirin?

No: Aspirin taken daily can be very beneficial in preventing heart attacks and strokes. However, not everyone should be on Aspirin therapy as there are medical conditions (ulcers, drug allergies, bleeding disorders, etc.) that could worsen with daily Aspirin use. In addition, there could be interactions with other medications. Discuss with your doctor before starting any Aspirin therapy. ...Read more

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Can I take baby aspirin in morning or night?

Either, whatever: You can remember and will work with your schedule. Try to take it the same time each day. Take care. ...Read more

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