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What is the best way to take aspirin if you suspect a heart attack. Do you chew it, or swallow it with water or what?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Chew

Aspirin to be chewed.

In brief: Chew

Aspirin to be chewed.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Chew it

Chewing any medication will break it up and help speed absorption.
Additionally, many forms of Aspirin have an "enteric coating" which effectively delays absorption and thus delays the effect of the medicine.

In brief: Chew it

Chewing any medication will break it up and help speed absorption.
Additionally, many forms of Aspirin have an "enteric coating" which effectively delays absorption and thus delays the effect of the medicine.
Dr. Luke Hermann
Dr. Luke Hermann
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