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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. Linda Callaghan
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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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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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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and ecotrin at the same time?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and ecotrin at the same time?

Avoid the Combo: Avoid to mix advil (ibuprofen) and ecotrin. Combination may increase the risk of GI pain and bleeding. Also g, adverse effects; Ibuprofen may inhibit cardioprotective effect, and induce competition for platelet binding sites. ...Read more

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Can i take Aleve (naproxen) with ecotrin?

Can i take Aleve (naproxen) with ecotrin?

Talk to your Dr.: Frequent or regular use of Naproxen may reduce the effectiveness of Aspirin if you are taking it to prevent heart attacks or strokes. In addition, combining these medications may increase your risk of developing gastrointestinal ulcers and bleeding. ...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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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