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Take Baby Aspirin
Not necessarily: Your LDL (bad cholesterol) goal is based on your cardiac risk factors. So, a level of 150 may be fine if you are a healthy 21 year old marathon runner but too high if you've already had a heart attack. Baby Aspirin has different risks/benefits based on your age, gender, and health status. For women older than 50, the benefit may outweigh the risks to prevent stroke, but check with your doctor. ...Read more
Yes to prevent: Yes it may prevent, but you may have to take 8 pills to treat. ...Read more
If you have had a serious anaphylactic allergic reaction to aspirin, you should avoid all aspirin. This type of allergic reaction involves hypotension, severe respiratory distress, swelling of the larynx, and usually requires intubation and epinephrine.
If you had a minor rash or stomach upset with aspirin, you could try the low-dose baby Aspirin dose, with food. ...Read more
Can I take baby aspirin for headache? Baby aspirin has less side effects than regular strength. The smaller the dose = the less side effects
Can try it: But may not be as effective as a regular aspirin and take it with food on your stomach. ...Read more
Probably: It depends on the indication, of course. Stents, especially drug eluting stents ("medicated" stents) which are one of the major indications for plavix, (clopidogrel) require dual anti-platelet therapy, thus Aspirin is routinely given with Plavix (clopidogrel) and Plavix (clopidogrel) alone is inadequate and risky. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on why you take aspirin. Women do not get the same benefit as men for primary prevention of heart disease, so ask your doctor if you really need baby aspirin. If you do need it, you can take it with BP meds. ...Read more
85 yrs old Mild left half headache, 4days comes & goes throb some time. Is it serious? Father had stroke. Take baby aspirin Caduet daily. Avnish
Could be: There are many possible explanations for a mild left-sided headache, some of which are trivial and some of which can be serious. If you have any other symptoms such as dizziness, visual symptoms, difficulty with speech or balance you should see your doctor as soon as possible. Sometimes a localized headache can come before you develop shingles there. ...Read more
FDA: Very few should take baby aspirin daily. I'm female, 60, no hx of heart dis. Or stroke w/ well-controlled hypertens. And T2Diabetes. Take or not?
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and if the risk is greater than 20% then it is higher than the risk of even minor effects of the aspirin. ...Read more
My wife takes baby aspirin prophylactically (no known clotting disorder), and eats a lot of kale. Anything she should be concerned about?
No: If she tolerates the aspirin without side effects (such as abdominal pain), then little cause for concern. Many physicians recommend this practice. Kale is packed with good nutrition and a healthy choice. Side note: eating kale (vit K) with warfarin is ok too, as long as it is ingested at a consistent amount such that INR levels remain predictable on a given warfarin dosing regimen. ...Read more
Yes: A baby aspirin, 81mg, will likely not harm your pregnancy and could possibly help. It seems that you need additional information other than solely positive for ana. Make sure to get that additional testing from your doctor. I wouldn't take the Aspirin based on my advice, though, you need to be under a doctor's care who knows your background and can appropriately treat you. ...Read more
Yes: No contraindicationGet a more detailed answer ›
I have been diagnosed with fatty liver, my family has history of heart attacks, is it safe for me to take baby aspirin daily?
I want to take baby aspirin for my heart. I read ibuprofen will stop it from thinning my blood. Is this true?
Is it safe to take baby aspirin during pregnancy? Will I get an overweight baby? Does aspirin affect platelet count?
Obstetrician: This is a question that is best addressed to the obstetrician providing prenatal care as many factors need to be considered to answer this question appropriately. ...Read more
Given samples of delzicol, for colitis. I have had kidney stones and a fatty liver, is the delzicol okay to take? I also take baby aspirin daily.
Hi is it OK to take baby aspirin during pregnancy? Am 19 weeks and doc recommended that I take so that I shud not have a preterm baby...is it safe?
Depends: It is considered safe in the first and second trimesters with no toxic effects on the fetus. It is relatively safe in the early 3rd trimester but problems with the newborn can occur if it is used around the time of delivery. ...Read more
Dr said I had superficial clot on shin & not to worry butI have leg pain and now pvc's, single scary thuds. Can I take baby aspirin? Saw him 2 days ago
Superficial clot: The superficial clot likely has no relationship to the PVCs. It may be causing pain. Taking an ASA one a day is no problem and can prevent clotting. All the best. If the PVCs are frequent, see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes.: Unless you have a specific contraindication to taking asa the answer is yes. Basedow disease will not prevent this. ...Read more
My father is 45 years old and doc told him to take baby aspirin everyday. Should he get blood work regularly to monitor kidneys are anything?
Not for aspirin: The recommended dose of Aspirin for prevention of heart attack is 81 mg daily. There is no need to monitor kidney function at that dose. ...Read more
Abnormal ANA screen and clotting disorder and pre hypertension. I.Take baby aspirin and folbic tab daily. Any specific things to avoid with this issue?
rheumatologist/hema: Depending on the specifics of your clotting problem and your medical history you should probably avoid oral contraceptives (increased clotting risks), and taking precautions for venous blood clots (avoid immobility for long periods, frequent stops to move around on car and plane trips. Some women will be at risk for miscarriages. If clots, might need oral anticoagulants (warfarin). ...Read more
Ho can I take baby aspirin 75 and drink raspberry leaf tea and b vitamins and zinc vit c all together?
My father takes baby aspirin (81mg) everyday. He was diagnosed with essential thrombocytosis. He developed a bleeding vessel in his eye. Is this okay?
Hi, I used to be on xarelto, doctor took me off the pill they recommend to take baby aspirins. What's the right doses I should take?
81 mg: Its 81 mg - try to buy the enteric coated which has some protection to the stomach. ...Read more
No: Aspirin taken daily can be very beneficial in preventing heart attacks and strokes. However, not everyone should be on Aspirin therapy as there are medical conditions (ulcers, drug allergies, bleeding disorders, etc.) that could worsen with daily Aspirin use. In addition, there could be interactions with other medications. Discuss with your doctor before starting any Aspirin therapy. ...Read more