Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 692 182
Coronary artery disease 331 126
Migraine 326 82
Prevent blood clotting 184 44
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 130 31
Support heart health 119 86

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 28
Moderate 47
Mild 71
None 573

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 27
Stomach pain 13
Bleed easily 6
Heartburn 6
Bleeding gums 5
Excessive bleeding 5

Show all 57 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 393
325 mg daily 78
162 mg daily 15
100 mg daily 12
75 mg daily 10
80 mg daily 6
81 mg twice daily 6
300 mg daily 4
650 mg daily 4
2 325mg as needed 4

See all 59 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 116
Other 100
Did not seem to work 73
Side effects too severe 58
Course of treatment ended 33
Personal research 31
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 373 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 9
6 months - 1 year 17
1 - 2 years 41
2 - 5 years 115
5 - 10 years 195
10 years or more 222

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 68
1 - 6 months 51
6 months - 1 year 45
1 - 2 years 46
2 - 5 years 62
5 - 10 years 51
10 years or more 53
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 556
Usually 78
Sometimes 46
Never taken as prescribed 39
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 7
Somewhat hard to take 17
A little hard to take 95
Not at all hard to take 600
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 372
Not specified 331

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Aspirin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Warfarin (Coumadin) 1
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66 patient evaluations for Aspirin

Aug 8, 2017 (Started Mar 24, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support heart health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 24, 2017 (Started May 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

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
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