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Ecotrin Maximum Strength Medication
How can i persuade the patient to take asprin(generic drug) instead of Ecotrin ,Bayer (aspirin) ( brand drug) ? how to make awareness of available generic drug
It is trust issue: first ecotrin is a coated aspirin so it can prevent any stomach reaction to Aspirin In general older population has too issues one is they are slave to their habit if you change the color or the shape of their medicine they get confused second a trust issue as we get older we will have trust issues we think people try to trick us to see if we are confused or not explain gently and no frustration ...Read more
Yes, but...: MKennedy, there are many, many, many, many different brand names for a handful of medications. Aspirin is no different. Simply look no further than the ACTIVE INGREDIENT! Ecotrin is a coated lower dose aspirin usually taken daily by at-risk people to prevent heart attack and strokes caused by a blood clot. The coating makes it easier on the stomach. ...Read more
Same time daily: no time issue unless it bothers stomach, then take with food. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had 12 week scan. while checking blood Dr indicated that she has 5% chance for high BP and suggested Ecotrin. Our 1st child and would like more info.
Confusing: Your post is confusing. Women sometimes get high BP in pregnancy but it is usually controllable with meds. Why s/he would suggest an aspirin product is unknown. We avoid this late in pregnancy because of risks to the baby. Perhaps you need to call the doc and find out more from the source. ...Read more
Yes: However coeq has not been conclusively shown to be effective for cardiovascular disease. ...Read more
I have high blood I’m 13 wks pregnant. im on 500g hypotone am and eve and 250g in afternoon. Can i take ecotrin daily? Bp was 160/100 this am
See your doctor: your obstetrician would help you better in this regard, you don't want to self medicate during pregnancy, you are considered high risk pregnancy, and high blood pressure during pregnancy needs specialist attention, so kindly keep a regular more frequent follow up with your obstetrician, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more
I had a kidney transplant last year August and would like to go back onto a oral contracetive with a very low estrogen level, I am on ecotrin 81mg?
I recently started taking blood thinners (ecotrin) and topamax and my heart rate is 53 bpm when lying in bed in evening. Is this a side-effect?
I have high/bp colesterol and thick blood.I use pleximim micol and ecotrin (aspirin) but after using this I feel shortness of breath..What should I do? Thank u
I had a heart attack 6 years ago and currently I take lisinopril, clopidogrel, ecotrin (aspirin) and metoprolol and atorvastatin at night.can I take melatonin?
Yes, but . . .: While there's some debate regarding prolonged combined use of aspirin & clopidogrel, your combination of meds is pretty much standard of care despite mention of interactions at http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=243-0,276-0,705-0,1476-0,1548-0,1615-0, tho luckily none w/melatonin. More important fact is for you to discuss all meds w/your prescribing doc or Family Doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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