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Difference Between Disprin And Ascard 75 Mg
Both are NSAIDs. But: Asa has a 14 day effect on platelet coaguability. Ibuprofen has this effect only as long as it is in the blood stream. Asa has an effect caused by de-acetylation, on thromboxane synthesis by the lining of blood vessels, which inhibits atherosclerosis. This effect does not occur with nsaids other than asa, which may slightly increase it's risk. All may decrease arthritis pain, but asa is unique. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Effect on baby: Aspirin and Ibuprofen are related anti-inflammatory pain medicines. They should be avoided in pregnancy, especially in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters because they can close an important valve in the baby's heart. This valve normally closes at the time of birth which is why they can be taken post-partum. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pain reliever that does not have this effect on the baby and is safe in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the difference between aspirin and paracetamol? If it is the same then why does my body react better with the former?
Headaches or fever: They both have their advantages/ disadvantages. Either would likely work for headache / fever. Which would be better depends on the patient. The major difference is that Aspirin has an anti inflammatory effect. Paracetamol does not. Paracetamol is easier on the stomach. There are products that combine the two (excedrin back and body & goodys back and body) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell difference between someone having heart attack and someone having ventricular fibrillation? Give aspirin for v-fib too or no?
Cost vs safety: In patient with atrial fibrillation there is an increase risk of atrial clot formation. These clots can travel to the brain and lungs resulting in stroke and pulmonary embolism, both possibly life threatening. Pradaxa and warfarin both reduce this risk directly. Pradaxa is newer, may be safer, easier to manage and much more expensive. Aspirin is less effective. ...Read more
Don't know while driving in a split second I either doze off or blackout how can I tell the difference should I start taking aspirin again?
Yes: Baby Aspirin is a good preventive against stroke or heart attack -- please don't doze behind the wheel! ...Read more
What is the difference in 81 enteric coated aspirin and 81 non enteric coated...is their any interference with other meds if enteric coated?
See below: Enteric coated just means the pill is coated with a material to prevent it from dissolving in the stomach. This avoids stomach upset in some patients. Interference with other medicines is not an issue either way. ...Read more
How long can a person safely take Advil, a 200 mg dosage daily? Does switching to aspirin make a difference, or do they both harm the body same?
Why do you need to:
Take this medication daily. If you are in pain all the time, you need to consult a doctor to find out why and address the underlying cause. No medication is entirely safe and taking any medication daily for a long time will have adverse side effects.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Potentially.: Nsaids (aspirin-like drugs for pain) are contraindicated in the first trimester and could cause fetal loss, gastoschisis and other dire consequences. Aspirin can also increase the risk for gastroschisis, but can also decrease your risk for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Use only tylenol (acetaminophen) modest doses for aches and pains during pregnancy. ...Read more
Hi plz tell me medication for prolonged mensis? As I took 2 disprin nw my periods are prolonged, tell me medication? Plz rply fast..
Depends: The 2 disprin (aspirin) should not cause prolonged periods. What medicine to take depends on why your periods are prolonged. You need to see a doctor to find out the reason for the problem. I'm sorry that I can't help. ...Read more
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
No: Aspirin is not considered safe for children due to its association with Reys syndrome. There are special circumstances where a child will be put on aspirin (cyanotic heart disease, kawasaki disease) but that is done under direct guidance of the child's doctor/specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer