Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 608 114
Migraine 303 68
Coronary Artery Disease 269 99
Prevent blood clotting 168 35
Heart Attack 118 25
Support heart health 117 79

Show all 198 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 24
Moderate 42
Mild 56
None 423

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 12
Stomach pain 11
Bruise easily 9
Stomach upset 8
Bleed easily 5
Causes blood to thin 5

Show all 65 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 284
325 mg daily 50
162 mg daily 12
100 mg daily 6
650 mg daily 5
2 500mg as needed 4
1 mg daily 3
1 tablet(s) daily 3
81 mg m,w,f 3
1,300 mg daily 3

See all 41 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 99
Other 91
Did not seem to work 69
Side effects too severe 52
Course of treatment ended 29
Personal research 25
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 5
See all 331 patients who’ve stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 16
6 months - 1 year 16
1 - 2 years 26
2 - 5 years 100
5 - 10 years 138
10 years or more 119

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 56
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 41
2 - 5 years 54
5 - 10 years 39
10 years or more 49
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 411
Usually 58
Sometimes 43
Never taken as prescribed 33
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 16
A little hard to take 83
Not at all hard to take 440
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 290
Not specified 244
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62 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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slicky
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slicky
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Dec 8, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 162 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Anyone that is unable to actively exercise should take at least a baby aspirin every day for heart health.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 17, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 162 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Napiejoe
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Napiejoe
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 10, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Blood Thining)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Bruising)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
jackconrad
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jackconrad
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Oct 5, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Coronary Artery Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 162 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take with food
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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