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For how long should you take aspirin for after having mitral valve repair?

For how long should you take aspirin for after having mitral valve repair?

Depends: If the mitral valve was changed to a mechanical valve, anticoagulation for life may be needed. Ask your doctor what repair was done, is there a replacement and what precautions should be taken and what medicines should be taken. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Den
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How long does it take for aspirin to get out of your system?

How long does it take for aspirin to get out of your system?

3-5 days: The anti platelet function of Aspirin can last up to 5 days. Certain meds can further prolong this- consult your physician. ...Read more

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How long does it it take for the effects of aspirin to kick in?

How long does it it take for the effects of aspirin to kick in?

5-12 minutes: A study published in a cardiology (heart) journal found that Aspirin started working (preventing platelets from clumping) after 5 minutes for chewable tablets, and after 12 minutes for tablets swallowed whole. If an adult takes Aspirin for pain or fever, probably more time needs to pass before he notices less pain or lower fever, perhaps 30 minutes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I overdosed on aspirin, (as in an acute overdose, not chronic) how long would it take for I to die?

Can you tell me if I overdosed on aspirin, (as in an acute overdose, not chronic) how long would it take for I to die?

Aspirin od: Your quesiton troubles me. It makes me wonder if you are contemplating suicide. Please call and get help for yourself or talk to a crisis counselor or healthcare provider ASAP. All life is prescious, including yours.. ...Read more

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How long will I take aspirin after asd closure by amplatzar?

How long will I take aspirin after asd closure by amplatzar?

Several months: The amplatzer device will eventually be covered by the inside lining of the heart but this process will take a couple months to occur. Until that time, taking Aspirin will be benficial becuase it should avoid clots to form on the device. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a 325 mg aspirin to get into the bloodstream?

Aspirin: May take only a few minutes as it dissolves very quickly in stomach. Can even be absorbed from mouth in seconds if chewed. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a 325 mg aspirin to get into the bloodstream?

Aspirin: If the aspirin is not enteric coated it gets into the bloodstream very quickly. Enteric coated aspirin dissolves slower as the hard coating has to breakdown before the actual aspirin is absorbed into the bloodstream. That is why, in certain emergency situations, the advice is to take plain aspirin for its quicker action. ...Read more

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Can I take aspirin 325 mg, to help with stiffness? How long can I stay on?

Can I take aspirin 325 mg, to help with stiffness? How long can I stay on?

Indefinitely: Aspirin 325 mg daily is OK for long-term use unless you have problems with bleeding or you are on a prescription medication that interacts with aspirin. ...Read more

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How long would it take to die from a large aspirin overdose?

How long would it take to die from a large aspirin overdose?

Aspirin overdose: I hope you are not contemplating suicide.. Time has to be dose related. Ie the higher the dose, the quicker the onset of death. ...Read more

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How long does it take for baby aspirin to get out of system?

48 hours: Approx. 48 hours but depends on stomach contents and ph of urine eg higher ph helps excrete Aspirin quicker via the urine. ...Read more

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After you take an aspirin, for how long does it thin your blood?

7 to 10 days: Aspirin affects your platelet function. Platelets are the first cells to stop bleeding. They form a plug to stop further bleeding. Once you take Aspirin takes on average about 7 days to 14 days to have platelets resume their normal function providing one is also not taking advil, motrin, ibuprofen, Naproxen as well. ...Read more

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How long after taking aspirin should I wait to take daypro (oxaprozin)?

Aspirin: There is little reason for delay if the Aspirin dose has been small (example prophylaxis for cad). Daypro (oxaprozin) can be started 24 hrs later if Aspirin dose is therapeutic for antiinflammatory reasons (example rheumatoid arthritis, where 8-10 Aspirin might be used per day). If there is renal insufficiency a longer delay might be necessary. ...Read more

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How long after taking aspirin should one wait to take daypro (oxaprozin)?

Depends on dose: Aspirin and Daypro (oxaprozin) are nsaids (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Aspirin inhibits platelets more. Platelets are needed for blood clotting. Both agents can irritate stomach lining. So taking both at the same time can increase the risk for stomach bleeding, etc. However, it is generally safe to combine baby Aspirin with another NSAID in patients who have heart disease. Wait at least one day. ...Read more

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How long does it take aspirin to start working on a 16 year old, 150 lbs teenager?

How long does it take aspirin to start working on a 16 year old, 150 lbs teenager?

Depends: Depends on a number of factors, such as The dose of aspirin, the specific speed of metabolism and genetics of the patient, and other things such as food in the stomach and gut, etc. Generally speaking however, within about 30-60 minutes one should begin to feel the effects of an analgesic such as aspirin. An appropriate one-time dose would be 650-1000 mg, or 325-500mg if repeated. ...Read more

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My husband took Aleve this morning. How long does he have to wait to take an aspirin for pain?

My husband took Aleve this morning. How long does he have to wait to take an aspirin for pain?

Now: Can take aspirin now, instead of next dose of Aleve. Do not take both going forward - the side effects are additive, the pain control less so. ...Read more

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How long does it take to thin the blood with aspirin?

Quickly: As soon as it's absorbed, by mouth on an empty stomach :45-60 minutes. During a heart attack, squads give chewable Aspirin which can be absorbed in about 20-30 minutes. ...Read more

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2 early MCs. All tests normal. Dr suggested as precaution, aspirin 75mg 3 months before conceiving. How long is it ok to take it without any risk.?

2 early MCs. All tests normal. Dr suggested as precaution, aspirin 75mg 3 months before conceiving. How long is it ok to take it without any risk.?

Minimal risk: May be taken long term, typically stopped a week prior to major surgery. Take an enteric coated pill or after food to minimize gastrointestinal side effects. Also, combine this with prenatal vitamins, anecdotally, there is also some benefit with using extra folic acid. Best Wishes for a successful pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do I have to wait between taking kelfax, bactrim, and dulcolax, or can I take them all close to the same time? Also taking aspirin. If yes how long.

Recommend: Not sure what keflax is maybe Keflex? An antibiotic.
Can take meds all at same time. Should be OK.
Dulcolax is a laxative. Take at bedtime to have a BM in the morning for convenience.
Otherwise all seems to be fine to take together. ...Read more

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What happens if you take 16 aspirin and 20 tylenol (acetaminophen) how long is it till it is out of your system?

What happens if you take 16 aspirin and 20 tylenol (acetaminophen) how long is it till it is out of your system?

Get medical help: It will be too risky to chance letting your body clear out the drugs by itself, and the risk is death or lifelong liver damage, to name a few. You have a closing window of time to get medical attention, and what treatment will involve is preventing the damage from occurring. Give this free phone number a call now, and they will guide you: 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

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How long can a person safely take Advil, a 200 mg dosage daily? Does switching to aspirin make a difference, or do they both harm the body same?

Why do you need to: Take this medication daily. If you are in pain all the time, you need to consult a doctor to find out why and address the underlying cause. No medication is entirely safe and taking any medication daily for a long time will have adverse side effects.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How long does aspirin and tylenol (acetaminophen) stay in ur system? For example usually it says take every 6 hours so does that mean after that it's gone within?

How long does aspirin and tylenol (acetaminophen) stay in ur system? For example usually it says take every 6 hours so does that mean after that it's gone within?

Depends on dose: A one-time dose is normally gone within that time frame. However, regular use of medications create a "steady state" baseline which takes longer to be metabolized. How long depends on your metabolism. For example, kidney or liver disease cause drugs to not be cleared as effectively, and the medication can build up in your system. Also, effects of Aspirin on platelets can last up to a week. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Diamox (acetazolamide) and low dose aspirin? Also, if I stop taking Diamox (acetazolamide) how long before it 'leaves my system' so I can take aspirin or the like?

Is it ok to take Diamox (acetazolamide) and low dose aspirin? Also, if I stop taking Diamox (acetazolamide) how long before it 'leaves my system' so I can take aspirin or the like?

Acetazolamide & ASA: Serious complications have been reported with concomitant use of Acetazolamide & high dose aspirin. An alternative to Acetazolamide may be an option if aspirin is a necessity. Low dose aspirin may be used while under regular observation by a physician. Acetazolamide clears the body within 1 to 2 days and aspirin can be stated within a day as instructed by your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take two aspirin to act as a blood thinner?

Aspirin: In an hour or so after swallowing two Aspirin enough should be in circulation to impair platelet function. If the Aspirin are chewed and dissolve in the mouth the effect will be more rapid. ...Read more

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How long will it take for fiorinal with codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) to be completely out of your system?

How long will it take for fiorinal with codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) to be completely out of your system?

48 hours: Fiorinal with Codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) is primarily eliminates from the body via the kidney as almost unchanged drug or metabolites. The plasma half-life is about 35 hours. Completely out of the body in approximately 48 hours. ...Read more

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Is 62 grams of coated aspirin taken at once fatal? How long can it take to die from it if your immune system is incredibly strong?

Is 62 grams of coated aspirin taken at once fatal? How long can it take to die from it if your immune system is incredibly strong?

Go to the ER: You should go to the er now or call 911 now. That is the most important thing. Your immune system has nothing to do with overdosing and toxicities. If it is 62 grams and not 62 milligrams, itis a lot of medications. ...Read more

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Was just given baby aspirin for first time in er. How long would it take for salicylate intolerance or pseudoanaphylaxis to present?

Stop: Please go see your family doctor. Do not take the Aspirin until you have been cleared by a physician who knows you well. I see nothing in your history that would have warranted an er visit. You have chronic medical problems and possibly some mental health issues that could be stress caused by these conditions. It is always best to keep this in the primary care medical clinic. ...Read more

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