Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 700 190
Coronary artery disease 333 127
Migraine 330 84
Prevent blood clotting 184 44
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 130 32
Support heart health 119 85

Show all 204 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 26
Moderate 46
Mild 73
None 585

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 27
Stomach pain 13
Bleed easily 6
Bleeding gums 6
Excessive bleeding 6
Heartburn 5

Show all 55 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 360
325 mg daily 63
162 mg daily 15
100 mg daily 13
75 mg daily 8
81 mg twice daily 7
80 mg daily 5
650 mg daily 4
81 mg every other day 3
300 mg daily 3

See all 54 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 119
Other 104
Did not seem to work 74
Side effects too severe 58
Course of treatment ended 34
Personal research 31
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 383 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 9
6 months - 1 year 19
1 - 2 years 32
2 - 5 years 103
5 - 10 years 171
10 years or more 202

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 70
1 - 6 months 52
6 months - 1 year 48
1 - 2 years 47
2 - 5 years 62
5 - 10 years 54
10 years or more 53
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 564
Usually 83
Sometimes 45
Never taken as prescribed 38
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 5
Somewhat hard to take 16
A little hard to take 97
Not at all hard to take 612
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 4
$25-49 5
< $25 376
Not specified 336

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Aspirin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Warfarin (Coumadin) 1
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66 patient evaluations for Aspirin

Aug 8, 2017 (Started Mar 24, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support heart health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 24, 2017 (Started May 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 12, 2017 (Started Sep 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for factor V Leiden)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

May 29, 2016 (Started Sep 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for factor V Leiden)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: keep track of all your medications and get seen promptlly if you develop difficulty or new changes in your health.

  • 0 helpful marks
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