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How Does Aspirin Work
How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.
Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more
Long Answer: Recap: (antipyretic (decreases temperature), anti-inflammatory, analgesic) It is an irreversible Cox enzyme inhibitor (Suppression of prostaglandins that produce inflammation) Inhibits thromboxane, producing an inhibitory effect on platelet aggregation during the lifetime of the affected platelet (8–9 days). Other mechanisms also. ...Read more
Does one 300 milligram pill of aspirin contain one aspirin molecule that does all the healing work or are there millions of molecules in this one pill?
Is there a risk in venipuncture for an aspirin taker? I take about 650mg of aspirin a day. Is there any risk in getting a venipuncture for lab work?
Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (usually for earlobe keloids in combination with surgery.) we have had good luck with surgery and steroid injections and that is generally my recommended treatment. Crushed aspirin...I'm afraid not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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