Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 649 150
migraine 315 75
coronary artery disease 293 119
Prevent blood clotting 172 39
heart attack (myocardial infarction) 123 30
Support heart health 117 82

Show all 212 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 26
Moderate 46
Mild 64
None 512

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 15
Stomach pain 12
Bruise easily 9
Upset stomach 8
Heartburn 6
Bleed easily 5

Show all 69 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 314
325 mg daily 69
162 mg daily 20
75 mg daily 8
100 mg daily 8
80 mg daily 5
2 325mg as needed 5
81mg as needed 5
81 mg m,w,f 3
325 mg twice daily 3

See all 47 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 102
Other 94
Did not seem to work 72
Side effects too severe 54
Course of treatment ended 31
Personal research 29
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 344 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 10
6 months - 1 year 34
1 - 2 years 42
2 - 5 years 113
5 - 10 years 157
10 years or more 135

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 57
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 48
1 - 2 years 45
2 - 5 years 56
5 - 10 years 42
10 years or more 51
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 497
Usually 67
Sometimes 46
Never taken as prescribed 38
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 7
Somewhat hard to take 17
A little hard to take 88
Not at all hard to take 536
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 341
Not specified 293
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64 patient evaluations for Aspirin

browncat87
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browncat87
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
PD

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Apr 12, 2017 (Started Sep 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for factor V Leiden)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

May 29, 2016 (Started Sep 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for factor V Leiden)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: keep track of all your medications and get seen promptlly if you develop difficulty or new changes in your health.

  • 0 helpful marks
woofhound
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woofhound
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 59
Condition: degenerative disc disease 21 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
degenerative disc disease

See woofhound's full Aspirin history

Feb 3, 2017 (Started Dec 04, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Support heart health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
LALupusLady
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LALupusLady
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 49
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

See LALupusLady's full Aspirin history

Dec 27, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for antiphospholipid antibody syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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