Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 686 180
Coronary artery disease 327 125
Migraine 325 81
Prevent blood clotting 181 42
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 129 31
Support heart health 119 85

Show all 204 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 27
Moderate 46
Mild 69
None 569

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 26
Stomach pain 12
Upset stomach 8
Bleed easily 6
Heartburn 6
Causes blood to thin 5

Show all 68 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 389
325 mg daily 81
162 mg daily 15
75 mg daily 9
100 mg daily 7
80 mg daily 5
81 mg twice daily 5
650 mg daily 5
1 mg daily 4
300 mg daily 4

See all 54 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 114
Other 100
Did not seem to work 73
Side effects too severe 56
Course of treatment ended 33
Personal research 30
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 368 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 13
6 months - 1 year 18
1 - 2 years 48
2 - 5 years 115
5 - 10 years 185
10 years or more 211

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 65
1 - 6 months 51
6 months - 1 year 45
1 - 2 years 46
2 - 5 years 61
5 - 10 years 49
10 years or more 54
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 550
Usually 76
Sometimes 46
Never taken as prescribed 39
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 7
Somewhat hard to take 17
A little hard to take 93
Not at all hard to take 594
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 367
Not specified 328

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Aspirin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Warfarin (Coumadin) 1
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66 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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

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

Sep 16, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tension headache)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for occipital neuralgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fever/chills)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drug interactions)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I quit taking it when my new doctor, told me it was a serious drug interaction, with the meds I'm on. 
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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