Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 607 111
Migraine 303 68
Coronary Artery Disease 268 98
Prevent blood clotting 168 34
Heart Attack 118 24
Support heart health 117 79

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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
Severe 24
Moderate 42
Mild 55
None 420

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 11
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 275
325 mg daily 52
162 mg daily 12
100 mg daily 6
650 mg daily 4
1 tablet(s) daily 3
81 mg m,w,f 3
1,300 mg daily 3
2 500mg as needed 3
81mg as needed 3

See all 43 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 17
6 months - 1 year 16
1 - 2 years 25
2 - 5 years 96
5 - 10 years 138
10 years or more 115

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 407
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 436
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 287
Not specified 243
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62 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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ProfGumbySan
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ProfGumbySan
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Oct 23, 2015 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support heart health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 15, 2014 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support heart health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 15, 2011 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Hemorrhagic Stroke)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had a stroke 09/23/2009
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 11, 2009 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Baby aspirin was prescribed because I have a slight narrowing of the carotid arteries on my left side and I haven't had a stroke yet, so far, so good.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Lukasz
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Lukasz
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 15, 2015 (Started Sep 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Migraine)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Chrismh1
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Chrismh1
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Severe
44 M
Function: High
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jul 11, 2015 (Started Mar 23, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Angina pectoris)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

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