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What t benefits of baby aspirin n at what age dhould adults take them?

What t benefits of baby aspirin n at what age dhould adults take them?

Not for babies: It's actually a misnomers bc Aspirin should not be given to babies. Since the 1980's, it's known that a serious condition called reyes' syndrome can occur if toddlers are exposed to aspirin. The cdc had since warned pediatricians to avoid Aspirin & aspirin-containing products in flu and chickenpox, and later in other viral febrile illness. The term now denotes the 81 mg rather than the 325 mg. ...Read more

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Dr. William Shaffer
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Baby Aspirin (Definition)

Baby aspirin is low-dose aspirin thought to prevent complications such as miscarriage, preterm delivery, or pre-eclampsia in ...Read more


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Are women at the age of 80 allowed to take a baby aspirin daily?

Are women at the age of  80 allowed to take a baby aspirin daily?

Yes: A baby aspirin 81 mg is appropriate to take to prevent strokes. DO not take if on blood thinners already without first talking to you provider. Also if history of stomach ulcers do not take but all should take the 81mg aspirin ...Read more

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Dr. Oz recommends taking 2 baby aspirin a day (162mg.) I am 60. Is it ok to take 2 baby aspirin a day? I am female, aged 60 years. I weigh 125lbs. And I am 5' 103/4" i once was told I should be 65 to start an aspirin regimen by a medical dr. (internal

Dr. Oz recommends taking 2 baby aspirin a day (162mg.)  I am 60.  Is it ok to take 2 baby aspirin a day? I am female, aged 60 years.  I weigh 125lbs. And I am 5' 103/4"  i once was told I should be 65 to start an aspirin regimen by a medical dr. (internal

See : See the link below and quotation of the executive writing committee of the american heart association feb 16, 2011. "aspirin therapy can be useful in women > or = 65 years of age (81 mg daily or 100 mg every other day) if blood pressure is contolled and benefit for ischemic stroke and mi (heart attack) prevention is likely to outweigh risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and hemorrhagic stroke, and may be reasonable for women <65 years of age for ischemic stroke prevention." also, see the mayo clinic letter explanation regarding this subject. Links below. ...Read more

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At the age of 35 should you take 2 baby aspirin a day if family history of mi?

At the age of 35 should you take 2 baby aspirin a day if family history of mi?

Probably not: Necessary unless you have multiple other risk factors such as high cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure and smoke. See your doctor to have your risk assessed. ...Read more

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I had some past allergy from adult aspirin. Would I have the same problem if I take baby aspirin?

Possibly: 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

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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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Can i take a baby aspirin everyday? 18 years old and have high blood pressure. Benefits and side effects?

Can i take a baby aspirin everyday? 18 years old and have high blood pressure. Benefits and side effects?

Y would U want to?: Baby Aspirin helps prevent clots (thus heart attacks and ischemic (clot-related) type strokes. Unfortunately, by the same token, it increases with risk of bleeding including hemorrhagic (bleeding-type) strokes. No study i'm familiar with has shown benefit for Aspirin for anyone under the age of 50. Even 40 year old men showed no benefit for primary prevention. (people without disease). ...Read more

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My doctor tells me to take one baby aspirin per day with my high blood pressure. Can I take the adult aspirin instead?

Yes: Daily Aspirin increases the risk of stomach bleeding, but reduces the risk of heart attacks in men and strokes in women. It is recommended for those at risk for heart attacks or strokes, and at low risk for stomach problems. An adult Aspirin is fine, although a baby Aspirin (81 mg) seems just as effective, and may be safer. A good iphone resource for preventive measures is my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

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Benefits of baby aspirin for obese male 62 with high blood pressure?

Benefits of baby aspirin for obese male 62 with high blood pressure?

Probably high: This is a difficult to answer question as more of your health history is needed such do you get an upset stomach from Aspirin or ibuprofen? Have you ever had an ulcer? Do you have macular degeneration? Do you bleed or bruise easily? For a good review of Aspirin usage see my blog at http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being.Html. ...Read more

Dr. Randall Stafford
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Low Dose Aspirin (Definition)

Aspirin is a pain reliever and mild blood thinning agent. If started in early pregnancy has shown a slight reduction in ...Read more


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Halfprin (Definition)

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