Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 670 168
Migraine 324 82
Coronary artery disease 313 124
Prevent blood clotting 175 41
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 125 30
Support heart health 118 84

Show all 205 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 28
Moderate 46
Mild 65
None 554

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 16
Stomach pain 12
Bruise easily 9
Upset stomach 8
Heartburn 6
Bleed easily 5

Show all 70 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 332
325 mg daily 58
162 mg daily 17
100 mg daily 8
75 mg daily 5
81mg as needed 5
80 mg daily 4
325 mg twice daily 4
2 325mg as needed 4
81 mg every other day 3

See all 51 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 109
Other 97
Did not seem to work 72
Side effects too severe 56
Course of treatment ended 32
Personal research 29
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 357 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 13
6 months - 1 year 13
1 - 2 years 45
2 - 5 years 118
5 - 10 years 147
10 years or more 163

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 61
1 - 6 months 50
6 months - 1 year 48
1 - 2 years 46
2 - 5 years 58
5 - 10 years 45
10 years or more 53
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 532
Usually 77
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 91
Not at all hard to take 578
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 360
Not specified 317
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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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