Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 614 122
Migraine 310 73
Coronary Artery Disease 273 101
Prevent blood clotting 169 36
Heart Attack 119 28
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 43
Mild 58
None 443

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 12
Stomach pain 11
Bruise easily 8
Upset stomach 8
Bleed easily 5
Causes blood to thin 5

Show all 68 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 295
325 mg daily 58
162 mg daily 14
1 tablet(s) daily 5
100 mg daily 5
81mg as needed 5
650 mg daily 4
2 325mg as needed 4
2 500mg as needed 4
1 mg daily 3

See all 41 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 102
Other 91
Did not seem to work 69
Side effects too severe 53
Course of treatment ended 30
Personal research 27
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 6
See all 336 patients who’ve stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 12
6 months - 1 year 22
1 - 2 years 29
2 - 5 years 108
5 - 10 years 144
10 years or more 129

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 57
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 44
2 - 5 years 53
5 - 10 years 39
10 years or more 51
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 427
Usually 62
Sometimes 43
Never taken as prescribed 36
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 16
A little hard to take 85
Not at all hard to take 461
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 307
Not specified 250
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64 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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LALupusLady
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LALupusLady
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks
God's Worshipper
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God's Worshipper
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
59 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

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Dec 19, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For some reason the doctor wants me to take a baby Aspirin.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
slicky
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slicky
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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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
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