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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hey so I'm on baby aspirin and plavix. I'm wondering what the risks of alcohol are with these two drugs?
I'm on baby aspirin for blood thinners. I no longer take lovenox (enoxaparin). Can I drink alcohol?
My doctor prescribed me baby Aspirin for A Fib but I am a heavy beer drinker.Is it safe to take low dose Aspirin with alcohol?bleeding risk?
Not enough info: Use http://www.mdcalc.com/cha2ds2-vasc-score-for-atrial-fibrillation-stroke-risk/ to calculate your risk of stroke. Then use http://www.mdcalc.com/has-bled-score-for-major-bleeding-risk/ to calculate risk of bleeding. Discuss risk w/your GP. If CHA2DS2-VASc is greater than HAS-BLED score, then take stronger anticoagulant eg Warfarin or NOAC. If reverse, then aspirin. But be sure to discuss w/GP ...Read more
Same time: Due to aspirin's effects on the platelets, as long as you take it at a similar time each day, the particular time of day does not have such a great impact. Control of other risk factors such as smoking cesstion and blood pressure control will also be expected to significantly impact the likelihood of future tia/stroke events. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abnormal ANA screen and clotting disorder and pre hypertension.I.Take baby aspirin and folbic tab daily.Any specific things to avoid with this issue?
rheumatologist/hema: Depending on the specifics of your clotting problem and your medical history you should probably avoid oral contraceptives (increased clotting risks), and taking precautions for venous blood clots (avoid immobility for long periods, frequent stops to move around on car and plane trips. Some women will be at risk for miscarriages. If clots, might need oral anticoagulants (warfarin). ...Read more