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Doctor insights on: Buffered Aspirin

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Can you take buffered aspirin when you have glaucoma?

Can you take buffered aspirin when you have glaucoma?

Should be fine: But you should check with your doctor if you need to take Diamox (acetazolamide) for glaucoma. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Den
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I have been taking high-dose buffered aspirin for almost 30 years now once daily (AM) I would like to stop, can I cold turkey?

I have been taking high-dose buffered aspirin for almost 30 years now once daily (AM) I would like to stop, can I cold turkey?

Yes: You should be able to stop if it is just once a day. There are no withdrawal symptoms associated with aspirin. Additionally a once a day dose is out of your system manner hours before you take your next dose. ...Read more

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What are quick please help me! Is it okay to use "buffered aspirin" for acne treatment?

What are quick please help me! Is it okay to use "buffered aspirin" for acne treatment?

Salicylic acid: You'd do much better to get a salicylic acid topical wash instead. It should be inexpensive and won't do the bad stuff you can do to yourself with a misapplied Aspirin tablet. ...Read more

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Safest for osteoarthritis: buffered aspirin, ultracet, (tramdol and acetaminophen) or naproxen?

Safest for osteoarthritis: buffered aspirin, ultracet, (tramdol and acetaminophen) or naproxen?

Naproxen.: I'd choose naproxen for (1) ease of dosing, (2) less stomach toxicity, (3) no addictive potential and ultimately (4) because it works well. ...Read more

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Are there any dangers in taking aspirin and not eating?

Aspirin: Aspirin can be irritating to the lining of your stomach so it is best to take it with some food. Even milk would be okay. ...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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Side effects from 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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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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Is aspirin good for headache?

Aspirin: Aspirin is a great anti-inflammatory and is useful for some types of headache. The problem is that aspirin is a potent blood thinner and can irritate the stomach and cause kidney problems. Doctors often prefer ibuprofen since it has excellent anti-inflammatory effects with a much lower blood thinning effect. ...Read more

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Does aspirin contain caffeine?

No: Aspirin alone does not contain caffeine. But medicines like bc powders, and goody powders have Aspirin and caffeine. ...Read more

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Can TIA be treated with aspirin?

Usually: The usual treatment for TIA is preventing future tia. Usually this is aspirin. Each case is unique and there are several factors your doctor will consider including if you were on Aspirin at the time is the tia. ...Read more

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Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Has Salicylic Acid: It is the main metabolite of aspirin. ...Read more

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Can ecotrin (aspirin) be crushed?

Can ecotrin (aspirin) be crushed?

Ecotrin (aspirin): This is enteric coated aspirin. If you crush it you loose this protective effect. ...Read more

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After bang on head - take aspirin?

After bang on head - take aspirin?

That can help with: Pain do you have any other symptoms? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressure of head, inability to recall what happened, dizziness, decreased coordination, ringing in the ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea or vomiting & extreme fatigue. If you believe you have a concussion please seek medical care. Seek emergency care >. ...Read more

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Is aspirin safe for an 11 year old?

Is aspirin safe for an 11 year old?

No: We have not used Aspirin or Aspirin like products in kids under age 16 for decades after it was tied to a rare cause of liver failure/death. The only exceptions are treating kids with arthritis, kawasaki disease or rheumatic fever. The "baby aspirin" as a low dose has resurfaced & is used with adults to help prevent heart attacks. ...Read more

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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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Can aspirin cause tingling all over?

No: I have never seen or heard of any such case. ...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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I's panadine fort have aspirin in it?

I's panadine fort have aspirin in it?

No: It is a combination of Codeine and a tylenol-like drug. It does not contain aspirin. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of aspirin?

What are the side effects of aspirin?

Several: Ulcers, bleeding, easy bruising, macular degeneration are all associated with Aspirin use. For a detailed discussion, please see my blog at http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being. Html. It discusses the pros and cons of aspirin. ...Read more

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