Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 714 196
Coronary artery disease 341 129
Migraine 329 84
Prevent blood clotting 188 50
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 130 32
Support heart health 121 88

Show all 205 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 46
Mild 74
None 597

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 247
325 mg daily 35
162 mg daily 12
100 mg daily 9
75 mg daily 4
300 mg daily 4
81 mg every other day 3
650 mg daily 3
81 mg twice daily 2
1300 mg daily 2

See all 36 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 122
Other 108
Did not seem to work 74
Side effects too severe 57
Course of treatment ended 34
Personal research 31
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 386 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 20
2 - 5 years 68
5 - 10 years 105
10 years or more 153

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 68
1 - 6 months 53
6 months - 1 year 49
1 - 2 years 51
2 - 5 years 68
5 - 10 years 55
10 years or more 56
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 576
Usually 82
Sometimes 46
Never taken as prescribed 39
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 5
Somewhat hard to take 16
A little hard to take 100
Not at all hard to take 622
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 4
$25-49 5
< $25 384
Not specified 341

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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66 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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

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
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