Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 690 183
Coronary artery disease 327 125
Migraine 325 81
Prevent blood clotting 183 43
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 129 31
Support heart health 119 85

Show all 203 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 27
Moderate 46
Mild 70
None 572

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 26
Stomach pain 12
Upset stomach 8
Bleed easily 6
Heartburn 6
Bleeding gums 5

Show all 68 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 408
325 mg daily 86
162 mg daily 14
75 mg daily 12
100 mg daily 9
80 mg daily 6
81 mg twice daily 6
650 mg daily 6
81mg as needed 5
300 mg daily 4

See all 56 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 114
Other 100
Did not seem to work 73
Side effects too severe 57
Course of treatment ended 33
Personal research 31
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 370 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 13
6 months - 1 year 21
1 - 2 years 49
2 - 5 years 114
5 - 10 years 202
10 years or more 223

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 66
1 - 6 months 51
6 months - 1 year 45
1 - 2 years 46
2 - 5 years 61
5 - 10 years 50
10 years or more 54
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 553
Usually 77
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 93
Not at all hard to take 598
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 369
Not specified 330

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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