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Dr. Marvin Den
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Halfprin (Overview)

Halfprin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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Is it good to take an aspirin daily

Is it good to take an aspirin daily

No: For anyone with some vascular event (stroke, heart attack...), the answer is generally yes. As a primary preventive measure in someone with multiple risk factor, possibly yes. But, as with every decison in caring for patients, one must individualize. Take me for example. One baby aspiri will cause me to have a nosebleed within 24 hours; perhaps I have a natural anticoagulant in my blood?! ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Den
981 Doctors shared insights

Halfprin (Overview)

Halfprin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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About factor 5 leiden: some hematos prescribe baby aspirin as prevention of clots, others say not effective. Shld it not be a clear yes/no answer?

About factor 5 leiden: some hematos prescribe baby aspirin as prevention of clots, others say not effective. Shld it not be a clear yes/no answer?

Asa: If you have other medical problems that warrant you to get Aspirin - like heart problem, diabetes, cholesterol problem, heart disease etc? If the answer is yes- then you should take baby Aspirin for that reason. Aspirin will not really help protect you from venous thrombosis. If you have no blood clots you really do not need to check your factor v leiden mutation status. ...Read more

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The doc prescribed me one or two aspirin but would anything happen if I took three?

The doc prescribed me one or two aspirin but would anything happen if I took three?

Aspirin: That depends on the dosage & what your doctor prescribed it for. Best to talk to the doctor first. ...Read more

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Is baby aspirin used for anti inflammatory?

Is baby aspirin used for anti inflammatory?

Not really: Aspirin at low doses has the ability to decrease the stickiness of your platelets and is often used to reduce chances of a stroke or heart attack. Aspirin does have anti-inflammatory properties, but its association with liver damage/failure and brain damage in kids (reye syndrome) led to rare use under the age of 16. ...Read more

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Is aspirin cortal safe and effective in abortion? If yes, how many dosage to take?

Is aspirin cortal safe and effective in abortion? If yes, how many dosage to take?

NO!!!: If you are pregnant and don't want to be, please see your own physician or planned parenthood. Http://www. Plannedparenthood. Org/ taking this "cortal" Aspirin is not safe or reliable for abortion. ...Read more

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Would aspirin work the same if I dissolved it in water?

Would aspirin work the same if I dissolved it in water?

I would be concerned: That it would become powder and stick to the sides of the glass - so that dosing would not accurate. ...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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When is it safe to give my child aspirin?

NEVER!: ..Is pretty much the only indication left for giving children aspirin. For all others, the possibility of a life-threatening reaction to Aspirin is too serious to ignore. ...Read more

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Can a person that is allergic to aspirin safely take zantac150?

Shouldn't be a: Problem since Zantac (ranitidine) is not an NSAID & contains no aspirin. ...Read more

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Can you tell me for which of the following conditions would it potentially be dangerous to give someone a tablet of aspirin?

Can you tell me for which of the following conditions would it potentially be dangerous to give someone a tablet of aspirin?

Aspirin do/don'ts: Obviously anyone allergic to aspirin. Do not give to children with fevers. Do not give to people taking blood thinners unless ok'd by their healthcare provider. Do not give to people with history of stomach ulcers or stomach/intestinal bleeding. Do not give to people with a history of acid reflux disease (heart burn). Do not give to people with history of bleeding problems. ...Read more

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I think my son took 1 aspirin but he won't tell me cause he has Austim?

I think my son took 1 aspirin but he won't tell me cause he has Austim?

No big issue: For years we used aspirin for days at a time for pain and fever reduction in kids, but quit in the 80's after it was associated with liver failure after chickenpox or flu. A single dose in your 4 year old during his usual life is unlikely to matter at all. You might use the experience to increase safeguards against self medication or toxic ingestion. ...Read more

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Is consuming 4, 200 mg of aspirin a lethal dose?

Is consuming 4, 200 mg of aspirin a lethal dose?

Why are you asking?: Even if 800mg of Aspirin would not kill you, if you are trying to over-dose or strongly considering it then you need mental health assistance. If this is the case, please let your doctor know and seek help from a psychiatrist and/ or a psychologist. ...Read more

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Is intestinal bleeding a side effect of aspirin?

Is intestinal bleeding a side effect of aspirin?

Aspirin bleeding: Most bleeding is from minor erosions of the stomach lining, not the bowel. ...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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How long will an aspirin after overdose stay in your system?

Depends: Depends on how much you took, how well your kidneys work, and what the pH is of your urine (which in turn depends on other medications and foods you take). Aspirin overdose is a serious and potentially fatal condition. Whether taken intentionally or by accident, please seek immediate help in the er. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of an expired aspirin and how long they will last?

What are the side effects of an expired aspirin and how long they will last?

Same as fresh: The side effects of expired aspirin should be the same as fresh aspirin, but probably a little less so. Most medications lose potency (strength) when they expire, but some become toxic. It's always best to discard any expired medication and replace it with a new supply. ...Read more

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How long does the anticoagulant effect of a single dose of aspirin last?

How long does the anticoagulant effect of a single dose of aspirin last?

Up to a week: Aspirin is a platelet poison that slows the response of platelets to stop bleeding. It may last up to about a week. ...Read more

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Does grapefruit juice interact with aspirin or ibuprofen?

Does grapefruit juice interact with aspirin or ibuprofen?

Grapefruit juice: And other citrus fruits may interact with many medications but no significant interactions with Aspirin or ibuprofen. Citrus may interfere with the hepatic and intestinal enzyme cytochrome p450 isoform cyp3a4. A pharmacist can check drug interactions for you. ...Read more

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Which ssri would be the best choice to take with aspirin 81 mg-losartan 50 mg -cardizem cd 150 as far as interactions?

Clean one: You will have to visit with your prescribing doctor. Two ssris at any dose range have minimal drug-drug interactions via the p450 system: citalopram and escitalopram. Any ssri will reduce platelet aggregation and thus gently increase the chance for spontaneous or easy bruising, though it is a rare occurence. Always visit with your doctor who knows you and your medical history best! ...Read more

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What are the effects of using too much Coumadin (warfarin) and aspirin?

Risk of bleeding: Aspirin can cause bleeding in the stomach because of stomach irritation. It can also cause bleeding because of its effect on platelet function. {platelets are necessary to make bleeding stop.) Coumadin (warfarin) can cause bleeding because of its effect on the body's ability to stop bleeding by a different means from what platelets do. So too much of both can increase you risk of bleeding a lot. ...Read more

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How many aspirin should I take on a regular basis?

What is your risk: It depends upon your overall cardiac risk. If you have little in the way of risk factors, and are 46 years old, then you may not need Aspirin at all. If you have vascular disease, diabetes or other risk factors, you may need to take 81 - 325 mg a day to reduce future risk of events. ...Read more

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Hard hit to the head 2 days ago. Got CT scan 2 hours after. Clear. Took 2 baby aspirin today on accident. Should I be worried? Do I have a concussion?

Hard hit to the head 2 days ago. Got CT scan 2 hours after. Clear. Took 2 baby aspirin today on accident. Should I be worried? Do I have a concussion?

Possible: Glad to hear the CT scan was "clear". Take it slow and let your brain recover from the hit. Typical symptoms for concussion include headache, dizziness, nausea, changes in thinking and several others. If you notice any of these schedule follow up appt with your doc. Take care. ...Read more

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Are there any dangers in taking aspirin and not eating?

Aspirin: Aspirin can be irritating to the lining of your stomach so it is best to take it with some food. Even milk would be okay. ...Read more

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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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How can aspirin work?

Complex: It is a prostaglandin inhibitor and platelet inhibitor which interferes with clotting, reduces inflammation, reduces fever, and reduces pain. Those are its major effects and there are other minor actions as well. ...Read more

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Can a baby use aspirin?

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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Can children take aspirin?

Can children take aspirin?

No: Aspirin is not considered safe for children due to its association with Reys syndrome. There are special circumstances where a child will be put on aspirin (cyanotic heart disease, kawasaki disease) but that is done under direct guidance of the child's doctor/specialist. ...Read more

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Best time to take aspirin?

No major: Directive. If it is taken on an empty stomach it can cause issues, so either after eating or take asa with a coating (enteric coated). ...Read more

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How long does aspirin last?

Aspirin is dosed: Variably. It may be as low at 50 mg per day for some conditions and in other situations it may be dosed up to 6.5 g/ day (rheumatic fever). Dosing every 4 hours may be used for a number of conditions with max of 4 gm in divided dose per day. ...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 amount aspirin should I take?

The directions: Are on the bottle, unless you are taking for cardio protective and at your age probably not. But Aspirin taken for a prolonged period will cause bleeding due to platelet inhibition ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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