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Dr. Marvin Den
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Halfprin (Definition)

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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

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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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How effective is aspirin (Ecotrin) for treating stroke?

Not very: Studies have shown some value, but the most useful dose is a full aspirin taken four times daily, which almost always causes gastritis. Once daily aspirin is inferior to clopidigrel, and Aggrenox (which contains ASA). ...Read more

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How effective is Aspirin (Ecotrin) for treating polio?

Not effective: Aspirin is an anti inflammatory which might help with pain and muscle aches but it is not an antiviral medication ...Read more

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Is ecotrin (aspirin) a blood thinner?

Is ecotrin (aspirin) a blood thinner?

Mildly: Ecotrin is Aspirin with an enteric (stomach) coating. Aspirin inhibits platelets which are necessary to initiate clotting. People on Aspirin take longer to form a blood clot than people who don't take aspirin. ...Read more

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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

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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 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

See doctor: I recognize ecotrin (aspirin) but do not know what those other medicines are. You have three risk factors at least and are short of breath. You need a full medical evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Is it ok to take aspirin everyday?

Consult your doctor: Aspirin taken daily, in low doses, may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, but it has deleterious effects as well. You should consult your doctor before self medicating with Aspirin or any other drug/medication. ...Read more

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What could happen if you overdose on aspirin?

What could happen if you overdose on aspirin?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support.
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What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

ASA: It can cause liver damage, acute ulceration of your stomach, perforation of your stomach, GI bleeding, affect clotting mechanism of your body. ...Read more

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What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

ASA overdose: Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002542.htm. Depending on how many you took and other physiologic factors it can be very serious. Look at the list in the above link. Get help. ...Read more

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Are there any repercussions of taking daily aspirin?

Are there any repercussions of taking daily aspirin?

Stomach irritation: Stomach irritation (gastritis) is common and a slight increased risk of bleeding is expected. ...Read more

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Is asa aspirin?

Yes: Asa stands for acetylsalicylic acid which is the chemical name for plain old aspirin. ...Read more

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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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Is aspirin safe for babies?

Not recomended: Aspirin when given during certain childhood illnesses can cause rye syndrome. If baby has fever best to go with tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Is aspirin good for headache?

Aspirin: Aspirin is a great anti-inflammatory and is useful for some types of headache. The problem is that aspirin is a potent blood thinner and can irritate the stomach and cause kidney problems. Doctors often prefer ibuprofen since it has excellent anti-inflammatory effects with a much lower blood thinning effect. ...Read more

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Does aspirin contain caffeine?

No: Aspirin alone does not contain caffeine. But medicines like bc powders, and goody powders have Aspirin and caffeine. ...Read more

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Can TIA be treated with aspirin?

Usually: The usual treatment for TIA is preventing future tia. Usually this is aspirin. Each case is unique and there are several factors your doctor will consider including if you were on Aspirin at the time is the tia. ...Read more

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Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Has Salicylic Acid: It is the main metabolite of aspirin. ...Read more

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After bang on head - take aspirin?

After bang on head - take aspirin?

That can help with: Pain do you have any other symptoms? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressure of head, inability to recall what happened, dizziness, decreased coordination, ringing in the ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea or vomiting & extreme fatigue. If you believe you have a concussion please seek medical care. Seek emergency care >. ...Read more

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Is aspirin safe for an 11 year old?

Is aspirin safe for an 11 year old?

No: We have not used Aspirin or Aspirin like products in kids under age 16 for decades after it was tied to a rare cause of liver failure/death. The only exceptions are treating kids with arthritis, kawasaki disease or rheumatic fever. The "baby aspirin" as a low dose has resurfaced & is used with adults to help prevent heart attacks. ...Read more

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I took aspirin and now feel drowsy?

How many you take?: How many aspirin did you take? But YES, drowsiness can be an uncommon side effect of even low dose aspirin. You should discuss this with your physician since other causes of drowsiness should be checked into which could be unrelated to aspirin therapy. If you'd like to speak about this with me then, write me at:

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Can aspirin cause tingling all over?

No: I have never seen or heard of any such case. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking 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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I's panadine fort have aspirin in it?

I's panadine fort have aspirin in it?

No: It is a combination of Codeine and a tylenol-like drug. It does not contain aspirin. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of aspirin?

Several: Ulcers, bleeding, easy bruising, macular degeneration are all associated with Aspirin use. For a detailed discussion, please see my blog at http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being. Html. It discusses the pros and cons of aspirin. ...Read more

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Is aspirin best for after an abortion?

Is aspirin best for after an abortion?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is better as Aspirin in high doses is a anti-coagulant and can make bleeding worse post abortion. ...Read more

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