Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 669 167
Migraine 324 81
Coronary artery disease 313 124
Prevent blood clotting 175 41
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 125 30
Support heart health 118 84

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 46
Mild 65
None 551

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 16
Stomach pain 12
Bruise easily 9
Upset stomach 8
Heartburn 6
Bleed easily 5

Show all 70 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 321
325 mg daily 61
162 mg daily 17
100 mg daily 8
75 mg daily 5
81mg as needed 5
80 mg daily 4
325 mg twice daily 4
2 325mg as needed 4
81 mg every other day 3

See all 52 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 108
Other 97
Did not seem to work 72
Side effects too severe 56
Course of treatment ended 32
Personal research 29
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 356 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 12
6 months - 1 year 14
1 - 2 years 45
2 - 5 years 116
5 - 10 years 145
10 years or more 159

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 61
1 - 6 months 50
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 46
2 - 5 years 58
5 - 10 years 45
10 years or more 53
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 529
Usually 77
Sometimes 46
Never taken as prescribed 38
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 7
Somewhat hard to take 17
A little hard to take 91
Not at all hard to take 575
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 359
Not specified 315
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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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