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Excedrin Good Blood Aspirin
No: Most excedrin formulations contain 250 mg aspirin, with Acetaminophen and caffeine. Aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular events, is usually dosed at 81mg or 325 mg. The other ingredients are unnecessary and carry their own risks. Caffeine, in particular, may raise blood pressure. Aspirin has risks also. Make sure you really need it by discussing the risks and benefits with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I stopped taking aspirin for headaches everyday due to pregnancy. Could my blood clot now? I can't take Excedrin anymore.Im a healthy 26 year old.
Is Excedrin bad for a person? If you aren't allergic to it, is it bad. Is it wiser to take just tylenol or aspirin..Basically id like the safest one.
Possibly : It might mean that you're allergic to aspirin. Have you ever taken Aspirin before? Did you get itchy? Did you get a rash? What were you taking the excedrin for in the first place? Your family doctor can help you sort through these issues. It's important because if you have Aspirin allergy, which is not rare, you need to know it! ...Read more
Yes: not on an empty stomach though. Also, if headaches are recurrent, please discuss this with your doctor ...Read more
Severe migraine for several days, no med, no remedy works, should I take Excedrin (acetaminophen,aspirin), any side effects, age 28, 140 lbs, female?
What could happen if someone were to take tylenol, aspirin, excedrin, allergy pills and sulfameth/trimethoprim, all together?
Something bad: No rational person would do that. You would require lab tests and a psychiatric evaluation. ...Read more
If i get hives from ibuprofen does that mean i'm also allergic to aspirin-based products like excedrin?
Usually not: The studies that were done in Europe showed 75 mg was enough. In the USA we have 81 mg tablets. We know that large doses (650) mg) are not as effective. For most people a single tablet does the job. (full disclosure: there are some people who are born with aspirin resistance who do need higher doses). ...Read more
Nope: The optimal dose seems to be between 81 and 162mg. Most of the evidence leans on the side of 81. There's not a strong indication for 325mg in most people for the purpose of preventing a problem before it happens. ...Read more
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