Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 642 142
Migraine 310 74
Coronary Artery Disease 288 115
Prevent blood clotting 171 39
Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) 122 30
Support heart health 118 82

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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 44
Mild 63
None 496

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 15
Stomach pain 12
Bruise easily 9
Upset stomach 8
Bleed easily 5
Causes blood to thin 5

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 318
325 mg daily 72
162 mg daily 20
100 mg daily 9
75 mg daily 6
1 tablet(s) daily 5
2 325mg as needed 5
2 500mg as needed 4
81mg as needed 4
81 mg m,w,f 3

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Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 102
Other 95
Did not seem to work 70
Side effects too severe 54
Course of treatment ended 31
Personal research 29
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
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Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 14
6 months - 1 year 33
1 - 2 years 45
2 - 5 years 106
5 - 10 years 161
10 years or more 142

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 56
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 45
2 - 5 years 56
5 - 10 years 42
10 years or more 52
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 479
Usually 65
Sometimes 46
Never taken as prescribed 37
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 17
A little hard to take 87
Not at all hard to take 517
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 3
$25-49 3
< $25 335
Not specified 279
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66 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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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:
Parkinson's

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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: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 59
Condition: Degenerative Disc Disease 20 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Degenerative Disc Disease

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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

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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

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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

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