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Can aspirin overdose or to much aspirin use lead to organ damage or damage to certain parts of the body?

Can aspirin overdose or to much aspirin use lead to organ damage or damage to certain parts of the body?

Many: Overdose of Aspirin can cause bleeding from ulcers or platelet dysfunction and bleeding in many places, can cause kidney dysfunction and an initial rapid breath to get rid of acid and the failure of that mechanism leads to metabolic acidosis, renal and respiratory failure. It can cause ringing in the ears. That is why even the commercial advocating use of Aspirin as a regular pain med scares me. ...Read more

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Ecotrin (Definition)

Ecotrin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more


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Why we usually give aspirin daily in stroke and ihd although it irreversible inhibitor of platelet agreggation and platelet life 10 days?

Why we usually give aspirin daily in stroke and ihd although it irreversible inhibitor of platelet agreggation and platelet life 10 days?

New platelets: Your bone marrow generates new platelets every day, and these will be untreated and fully active. Daily asa makes sure the platelets are adequately treated. ...Read more

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Why is it that aspirin can prevent blood clots in arteries but not in veins? If it inhibits platelet function, why does it not do that everywhere?

Why is it that aspirin can prevent blood clots in arteries but not in veins? If it inhibits platelet function, why does it not do that everywhere?

It does: It does inhibit platelet function. It does inhibit clot formation in veins. Its just that venous clots aren't quite as serious an issue. We worry about clots in the arteries to your heart that can lead to heart attack or an artery to your extremity leading to cold leg or arm. People do get clots in their veins, they are called DVTs but they usually aren't fatal. ...Read more

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How does aspirin affect platelet count?

How does aspirin affect platelet count?

It does not: However Aspirin as a major effect on platelet function. It decreases platelet clot production, and the effect lasts 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Can you take aspirin with high platelet count?

Yes: In fact Aspirin is often recommended for patients with high platelet counts. ...Read more

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How can aspirin or any of nsaids affect the function of platelets ?

How can aspirin or any of nsaids affect the function of platelets ?

Platelet function: It affects platelet function by inhibiting cox-1-and subsequently affecting platelet aggregation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how aspirin or any of nsaids affect the function of platelets ?

Can you tell me how aspirin or any of nsaids affect the function of platelets ?

Yes: Low-dose aspirin use irreversibly blocks the formation of thromboxane A2 in platelets, producing an inhibitory effect on platelet aggregation during the lifetime of the affected platelet (8–9 days). This acts to thin the blood by not allowing platelets to clump together. ...Read more

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Husband has blood platelets 1.4lakhs/cum. He has viral infection. He takes aspirin as he had angioplasty ?

Husband has blood platelets 1.4lakhs/cum. He has  viral infection. He takes aspirin as he had angioplasty ?

See hematologist: The term laks/cc doesn't translate into English. If he has a platelet count of 1.4 million per cc, it is abnormally high and he needs a referral to a hematologist to recheck it, and if that level is confirmed, to do tests to find the cause. Some of the possible causes are quite serious, so please, if my reading of the count is correct, have him follow this up ...Read more

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My platelet count tends to be on the low normal side: 160 - 170. Would taking a baby aspirin (family history ofalzheimer's and stroke) be a problem?

Ask your doc: Specific decisions like this require someone knowing all about your history and your family history. Risks and benefits of treatment are very specific for each person. ...Read more

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Platelet Inhibitor (Definition)

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aspirin (Definition)

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