Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 628 132
Migraine 309 72
Coronary Artery Disease 281 108
Prevent blood clotting 169 38
Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) 120 28
Support heart health 118 81

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 24
Moderate 43
Mild 62
None 467

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

Show all 67 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 318
325 mg daily 64
162 mg daily 20
100 mg daily 6
1 tablet(s) daily 5
81mg as needed 5
1 mg daily 4
2 325mg as needed 4
2 500mg as needed 4
81 mg weekly 3

See all 45 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 101
Other 92
Did not seem to work 69
Side effects too severe 53
Course of treatment ended 31
Personal research 27
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 6
See all 337 patients who’ve stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 14
6 months - 1 year 31
1 - 2 years 33
2 - 5 years 114
5 - 10 years 161
10 years or more 135

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 56
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 44
2 - 5 years 54
5 - 10 years 40
10 years or more 51
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 453
Usually 64
Sometimes 44
Never taken as prescribed 35
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 489
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 3
$25-49 2
< $25 320
Not specified 264
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65 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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woofhound
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woofhound
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • 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

See woofhound's full Aspirin history

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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

See LALupusLady's full Aspirin history

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: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

See God's Worshipper's full Aspirin history

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
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