Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine 2334 90
General health 802 222
Coronary artery disease 781 148
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 467 43
Atrial fibrillation 384 36
Tension headache 370 9

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  • 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 28
Moderate 50
Mild 77
None 659

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients Percentage
Bruising 28
Stomach pain 12
Bleed easily 6
Bleeding gums 6
Excessive bleeding 6
Heartburn 6

Show all 60 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients Percentage
81 mg daily 69
325 mg daily 9
1 tablet(s) daily 5
162 mg daily 4
81 mg every other day 2
75 mg daily 2
100 mg daily 2
1 mg daily 1
1 tablet daily 1
2 mg daily 1

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Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 127
Other 119
Did not seem to work 78
Side effects too severe 58
Course of treatment ended 37
Personal research 32
Change in health plan coverage 8
Expense 8
See all 412 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 6
2 - 5 years 11
5 - 10 years 31
10 years or more 58

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 67
1 - 6 months 55
6 months - 1 year 50
1 - 2 years 48
2 - 5 years 70
5 - 10 years 60
10 years or more 60
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 632
Usually 91
Sometimes 50
Never taken as prescribed 41
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 7
Somewhat hard to take 19
A little hard to take 106
Not at all hard to take 682
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 7
$100-199 4
$50-99 4
$25-49 5
< $25 409
Not specified 385

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Aspirin after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Apixaban (Eliquis) 2
Clopidogrel (Plavix) 2
Oxycodone (Oxycodone IR) 1
Warfarin (Coumadin) 1

Patients stopped taking Aspirin and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Apixaban (Eliquis) 1
Diltiazem (Cardizem) 1
Oxycodone (Oxycodone IR) 1
Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) 1
Zolmitriptan (Zomig) 1
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67 patient evaluations for Aspirin

Nov 15, 2022 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2021 (Started Jun 27, 2021)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Overall)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Tension Headache)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: As i take it for a while, headache gets better
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 22, 2021 (Started Dec 27, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Prevent blood clotting)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

Aug 15, 2020 (Started Dec 27, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Prevent blood clotting)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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