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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

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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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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aspirin (Definition)

Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more