Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 605 111
Migraine 303 68
Coronary Artery Disease 268 98
Prevent blood clotting 168 34
Heart Attack 118 24
Support heart health 117 79

Show all 198 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 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 277
325 mg daily 48
162 mg daily 12
100 mg daily 6
650 mg daily 5
81 mg m,w,f 3
1,300 mg daily 3
2 500mg as needed 3
81mg as needed 3
1 mg daily 2

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 94
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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Napiejoe
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Napiejoe
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

See Napiejoe's full Aspirin history

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
jackconrad
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jackconrad
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See jackconrad's full Aspirin history

Oct 5, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Coronary Artery Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 162 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take with food
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
ChronicWarrior
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ChronicWarrior
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F48y
FM:1y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See ChronicWarrior's full Aspirin history

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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