Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 717 201
Coronary artery disease 347 135
Migraine 329 85
Prevent blood clotting 191 51
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 130 34
Support heart health 121 89

Show all 206 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 Percentage
Severe 26
Moderate 47
Mild 74
None 613

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients Percentage
Bruising 26
Stomach pain 13
Bleed easily 6
Bleeding gums 6
Excessive bleeding 6
Heartburn 6

Show all 58 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients Percentage
81 mg daily 159
325 mg daily 32
162 mg daily 10
100 mg daily 6
75 mg daily 5
81 mg every other day 3
81 mg twice daily 3
1 tablet(s) daily 1
80 mg daily 1
88 mg daily 1

See all 33 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 122
Other 110
Did not seem to work 74
Side effects too severe 57
Course of treatment ended 34
Personal research 32
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 389 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 12
2 - 5 years 49
5 - 10 years 78
10 years or more 100

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 68
1 - 6 months 53
6 months - 1 year 49
1 - 2 years 50
2 - 5 years 70
5 - 10 years 56
10 years or more 57
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 590
Usually 83
Sometimes 47
Never taken as prescribed 40
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 16
A little hard to take 103
Not at all hard to take 635
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 4
$25-49 5
< $25 393
Not specified 349

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Aspirin after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Warfarin (Coumadin) 1

Patients stopped taking Aspirin and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Apixaban (Eliquis) 1
Oxycodone (Oxycodone IR) 1
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67 patient evaluations for Aspirin

Apr 20, 2020 (Started Jul 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent blood clotting)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My doctor told me about the importance of ABCDE for Type 2 Diabetes. A is to track HgA1c. B is to monitor Blood pressure. C is to monitor Cholesterol and prevent blood Clotting using a 81 mg aspirin. D is healthy Diet. E is Exercise.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 9, 2019 (Started Jan 10, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2018 (Started Jun 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Prevent blood clotting)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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