Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 711 195
Coronary artery disease 340 128
Migraine 329 84
Prevent blood clotting 187 48
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 130 32
Support heart health 121 87

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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 26
Moderate 46
Mild 74
None 594

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

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

Show all 56 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients Percentage
81 mg daily 261
325 mg daily 35
162 mg daily 13
100 mg daily 9
75 mg daily 5
300 mg daily 4
325mg as needed 4
81 mg every other day 3
81 mg twice daily 3
650 mg daily 3

See all 40 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 35
Personal research 32
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 388 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 8
1 - 2 years 23
2 - 5 years 72
5 - 10 years 109
10 years or more 160

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 70
1 - 6 months 53
6 months - 1 year 50
1 - 2 years 50
2 - 5 years 68
5 - 10 years 55
10 years or more 56
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 574
Usually 82
Sometimes 45
Never taken as prescribed 39
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 5
Somewhat hard to take 16
A little hard to take 99
Not at all hard to take 620
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 4
$25-49 5
< $25 383
Not specified 339

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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