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Dr. Randall Stafford
209 Doctors shared insights

Low Dose Aspirin (Overview)

Aspirin is a pain reliever and mild blood thinning agent. If started in early pregnancy has shown a slight reduction in the development of pre-eclampsia.


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Benefits and risks of low-dose aspirin?

Benefits and risks of low-dose aspirin?

Aspirin therapy: Low dose Aspirin has been shown to be of benefit as secondary prevention (preventing second events) in people who have suffered heart attacks or strokes. It is also of benefit as primary prevention (preventing first events) in patients with cardiovascular risk factors though it's use should be balanced by a slightly increased risk of bleeding and gastric irritation. ...Read more

Dr. Randall Stafford
209 Doctors shared insights

Low Dose Aspirin (Overview)

Aspirin is a pain reliever and mild blood thinning agent. If started in early pregnancy has shown a slight reduction in the development of pre-eclampsia.


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Is it dangerous to take low dose aspirin and caditone?

Is it dangerous to take low dose aspirin and caditone?

Generally no: Aspirin, which is often used to prevent the blood from clotting (and reduce the risk of heart attack) is often used in conjunction with beta blockers, of which caditone is one. However, drug regimens are very individualized as people can suffer side effects and idiosyncratic reactions even at low doses. If there is any concern, you need to work closely with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
Daily
Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Is daily low dose aspirin (75mg) safe in 12 week pregnancy? Due to slight high bp (130/90) I was prescribed aspirin (75mg) daily. Is it safe for foetus?

Is daily low dose aspirin (75mg) safe in 12 week pregnancy? Due to slight high bp (130/90) I was prescribed aspirin (75mg) daily. Is it safe for foetus?

ASA in pregnancy: Aspirin is generally not given during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester. It can be used in low dose earlier in pregnancy, but only under the careful guidance of your doctor. ...Read more

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Garlic oil capsules vs low dose aspirin - which is more effective?

Garlic oil capsules vs low dose aspirin - which is more effective?

Aspirin: Aspirin has been shown in multiple studies to be effective in the treatmeant of heart attack and stroke. No such studies exist fir garlic. ...Read more

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Eating a Low-Fat Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fried foods
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Read all food labels
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Avoid foods with visible fat
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Do not eat the skin when eating poultry
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I am on low dose aspirin for MTHFR. Should I avoid prenatals with vitamin K since it works to clot the blood?

I am on low dose aspirin for MTHFR. Should I avoid prenatals with vitamin K since it works to clot the blood?

NO!!!: Vitamin K is ESSENTIAL for good health and your baby could have bleeding problems if you are deficient. While lack of Vit K increases bleeding, taking Vit K does NOT increase risk of clots. See http://bit. Ly/1nzsOh0 for more on K.
You should be taking the L-5-MTHF form of folate (folic acid).
For more on MTHFR issues see
http://tinyurl. Com/ke838e7
& http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2013/10/mthfr. Html ...Read more

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Is it safe to take low-dose aspirin while pregnant?

Is it safe to take low-dose aspirin while pregnant?

Yes: Low dose Aspirin has been found in certain cases to be helpful during pregnancy. Aspirin 81 mg may reduce the occurrence of preeclampsia; may reduce pregnancy loss in some clotting factors; may help implantation by thickening the endometrial lining and increasing uterine blood flow. ...Read more

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Managing Low Testosterone (Checklist)

Have your testosterone checked each morning
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Discuss the risks and benefits of testosterone replacements with your doctor
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Take a testosterone replacement as instructed
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Is it possible for you to safely take low dose aspirin while on ativan (lorazepam)?

Is it possible for you to safely take low dose aspirin while on ativan (lorazepam)?

Should be okay: The combination of Aspirin and Lorazepam does not seem alarming to any extent although I would caution that the propensity to fall while taking Lorazepam for some individuals would make the risk of serious bleed increased. This would be significant in the context of severe head trauma potentially leading to intracranial bleeding. This could be catastrophic although very rare. Stay safe! ...Read more

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I just started having random muscle spasm or twitching in my chest on the left side 27/10/12 took Bayer low dose aspirin just woke me up with again?

I am worried.: A 53 y/o woman with diabetes is worrisome.
1.You are (presumably) female and you have diabetes. These are both"maskers" of typical anginal (heart) pain. Please see your dr soon and explain our concerns. I'd recommend a stress test;missed heart disease in women is a constant threat. ...Read more

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Eating a Low-Carb Diet (Checklist)

Read labels. Fiber, while a carb, is not digested
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Eat your vegetables!
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Try some of the many low-carb recipes online
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Substitute a low-carb, high-fiber tortilla wrap for sandwiches
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Managing Low Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
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Have your medications adjusted if needed
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Look for symptoms of lightheadedness and fatigue
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Does daily low dose aspirin, fish oil, and turmeric coupled with a couple light beers thin the blood too much? Affect rbc?

Does daily low dose aspirin, fish oil, and turmeric coupled with a couple light beers thin the blood too much? Affect rbc?

Aspirin thins blood: Aspirin is the only one from what you mentioned that thins the blood. From what I know, turmeric fish oil and beer do not cause blood thinning. So if you take all these there shouldn't be an additive blood thinning effect. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Benefits and risks of low-dose aspirin?

Aspirin therapy: Low dose Aspirin has been shown to be of benefit as secondary prevention (preventing second events) in people who have suffered heart attacks or strokes. It is also of benefit as primary prevention (preventing first events) in patients with cardiovascular risk factors though it's use should be balanced by a slightly increased risk of bleeding and gastric irritation. ...Read more

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Treating Low Potassium (Checklist)

Consume magnesium rich foods, or ask your doctor about taking magnesium supplements
daily
Consume potassium rich foods, or ask your doctor about taking a potassium supplement
daily
Limit alcohol intake to no more than 1 ounce per day
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Best time to take a daily low dose aspirin?

SAME TIME DAILY: It does not matter what time you take it but take it same time daily. ...Read more

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Best time to take low dose aspirin-am or pm?

Best time to take low dose aspirin-am or pm?

Best time PM: Best time is pm as most heart attacks take plave in the morning. ...Read more

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