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Ecotrin Platelet Inhibitor
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why we usually give aspirin daily in stroke and ihd although it irreversible inhibitor of platelet agreggation and platelet life 10 days?
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
Platelet function: It affects platelet function by inhibiting cox-1-and subsequently affecting platelet aggregation. ...Read more
I've had a platelet count of more than 1000 for more than 6 months,have been taking aspirin daily for a month,could it be essential thrombocythemia?
Could be: You should consult a hematologist for proper evaluation. ...Read more
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