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What is the best time of the day to take a baby aspirin for heart therapy purposes?

What is the best time of the day to take a baby aspirin for heart therapy purposes?

Any time.: Aspirin's antiplatelet effect lasts for approximately 8 days; therefore, it does not matter what time of day one takes a daily dose. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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When is the best time to take aspirin for your heart?

When is the best time to take aspirin for your heart?

Aspirin: Can be taken any time of day, its platelet effects are long lasting. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take aspirin for preventative heart issues?

Any time: It absolutely doesn't matter at all. The antiplatelet effect of Aspirin lasts for the life of the platelet (10 days) and is irreversible. By taking an Aspirin each day, you assure that all platelets are affected. The timing doesn't matter since 90% of your platelets are affected on any given day. ...Read more

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What time of the day is best to take a baby aspirin for heart health purposes?

What time of the day is best to take a baby aspirin for heart health purposes?

Glad you asked!: Aspirin irreversibly binds platelets for the life of the platelet (which is 10 days). Every day, our bodies make new platelets replacing the 10% that is lost. When you take one single aspirin, you have an antiplatelet ("blood thinning") effect that lasts at least 5 days (50% of your circulating platelets). Bottom line: it doesn't matter what time you take the aspirin. The effect lasts a long time. ...Read more

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When is the best te to take aspirin for heart health?

81mg usually: 81mg usually, however, talk to your physician if should even take it. ...Read more

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Can i take 81 mg baby aspirin just 3 times a week and still get the heart benefit. What is the aspirin half life. ?

Can i take 81 mg baby aspirin just 3 times a week and still get the heart benefit. What is the aspirin half life. 
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Reduce bleeding.: When a patient on therapeutic Aspirin experiences excessive bleeding associated with minor trauma, we commonly reduce the dosing to every other day as a compromise, thereby shifting the risk/benefit ratio back to an acceptable level. ...Read more

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On own strtd daily baby aspirin-6mo. for heart health. Study says no help. What is the best way to stop taking?

On own strtd daily baby aspirin-6mo. for heart health. Study says no help. What is the best way to stop taking?

Stop it at your: convenience. You can stop taking it any time you want to. There is no need to taper the dose. ...Read more

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Hypothetically; If I were to have a heart attack would it be safe for me to take Aspirin and to keep it on me at all times?

Hypothetically; If I were to have a heart attack would it be safe for me to take Aspirin and to keep it on me at all times?

Depends: If you already had a heart attack, chronic Aspirin therapy is recommended as the risks of bleeding outweigh the risk of having another heart attack. For primary prevention (to prevent the very first heart attack) it is only recommended for patients at high risk of having a heart attack but not everyone, as it does increase the odds of bleeding. ...Read more

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