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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Ecotrin (Overview)

Ecotrin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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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

Dr. Ana Adelstein
373 doctors shared insights

Ecotrin (Overview)

Ecotrin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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About factor 5 leiden: some hematos prescribe baby aspirin as prevention of clots, others say not effective.Shld it not be a clear yes/no answer?

About factor 5 leiden: some hematos prescribe baby aspirin as prevention of clots, others say not effective.Shld it not be a clear yes/no answer?

Asa: If you have other medical problems that warrant you to get Aspirin - like heart problem, diabetes, cholesterol problem, heart disease etc? If the answer is yes- then you should take baby Aspirin for that reason. Aspirin will not really help protect you from venous thrombosis. If you have no blood clots you really do not need to check your factor v leiden mutation status. ...Read more

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Is intestinal bleeding a side effect of aspirin?

Aspirin bleeding: Most bleeding is from minor erosions of the stomach lining, not the bowel. ...Read more

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Side effects from aspirin?

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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What are the side effects of an expired aspirin and how long they will last?

What are the side effects of an expired aspirin and how long they will last?

Same as fresh: the side effects of expired aspirin should be the same as fresh aspirin, but probably a little less so. Most medications lose potency (strength) when they expire, but some become toxic. It's always best to discard any expired medication and replace it with a new supply. ...Read more

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Does grapefruit juice interact with aspirin or ibuprofen?

Does grapefruit juice interact with aspirin or ibuprofen?

Grapefruit juice : And other citrus fruits may interact with many medications but no significant interactions with Aspirin or ibuprofen. Citrus may interfere with the hepatic and intestinal enzyme cytochrome p450 isoform cyp3a4. A pharmacist can check drug interactions for you. ...Read more

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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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Best time to take ecotrin, (aspirin)and the benefits of taking it everyday?

Best time to take ecotrin, (aspirin)and the benefits of taking it everyday?

Same time daily: no time issue unless it bothers stomach, then take with food. ...Read more

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Can ecotrin (aspirin) cause abortion?

Can ecotrin (aspirin) cause abortion?

It's a NSAID: Ecotrin (aspirin) is enteric-coated Aspirin (which means it just doesn't disolve in your stomach). It might be causing increased bleeding around the time of menstruation. Get a pregnancy test if you have missed a period or had an unusual one. Aspirin should not be taken during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aspirin (Definition)

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