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Low Dose Aspirin Medication
I have hyper aggregation thrombocyte. I take low dose aspirin 100mg, vit e400iu, folic acid daily. Is there any diet or medication to cure it?
T'cytosis: hello~ if you have idiopathic thrombocytosis do not take low dose aspirin, unless advice from hematology. It can makes it worse. The treatment is plasmapheresis (thrombopheresis) when platelets are >1.5million. You need to see and be followed by competent Heme-Oncologist thanks http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3145107/ ...Read more
My bf has Marfan's and he has no more heart pills and no insurance he has been taking low dose aspirin cause he doesn't have his normal pills.
Is there anything else he can do till he goes too the doctors?
Need answers fast his medication was atenolol
Atenolol : Atenolol helps to decrease blood pressure and also decreases the force with which the heart ejects blood. It is a medicine to slow the heart rate and help prevent stress on the aorta. His dilated aorta (or aortic aneurysm) is related to weakening of the connective tissue in the aorta and increases the risk of an aortic dissection, a surgical emergency. An aortic dissection is often fatal, presenting with chest pain often radiating through to the back. It may be a tearing sensation. Heart-related complications may shorten the lifespan of people with this disease. Patients can survive well into their 60s. Good care and surgery may extend the lifespan further. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Depends: Depends on the degree, if you are at risk for heart disease or stroke and if you are at risk (for any other reason) for uncontrolled bleeding. Sometimes the cause of low platelets should be identified and treated if the benefits of aspirin therapy warrant it. Need to discuss with your physician. ...Read more
HEART HEALTH: Aspirin helps thin the blood by a complex biochemical mechanism. The fact is that a heart attack is usually caused from a crack in a cholesterol laden plaque in one of the arteries that feeds the heart muscle. The aspirin, taken regularly, helps prevent the clot from developing and buys the patient time. It doesn't prevent the plaque rupture, but it delays the blockage that the ensuing clot causes ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wouldn't: We quit using Aspirin products with kids under 16 in the 1980's when a direct link to Reyes syndrome was found.Those kids developed liver failure coma and often died after Aspirin use during the flu or chickenpox.The disease has all but disappeared since we stopped using it. ...Read more
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
Could taking low-dose aspirin make it harder for fertilized egg to attach? Can it make the lining thicker, but harder to attach to?
No: We have no evidence of this happening ...Read more
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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