Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 682 174
Migraine 325 82
Coronary artery disease 322 126
Prevent blood clotting 177 42
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 128 32
Support heart health 119 85

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
27
Moderate
46
Mild
68
None
565

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 17
Stomach pain 12
Bruise easily 9
Upset stomach 8
Bleed easily 6
Heartburn 6

Show all 70 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 360
325 mg daily 76
162 mg daily 13
75 mg daily 8
100 mg daily 8
81mg as needed 5
1 mg daily 4
81 mg every other day 4
80 mg daily 4
81 mg twice daily 4

See all 56 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 111
Other 96
Did not seem to work 73
Side effects too severe 56
Course of treatment ended 33
Personal research 30
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 361 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 54
2 - 5 years 116
5 - 10 years 167
10 years or more 194

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 65
1 - 6 months 50
6 months - 1 year 45
1 - 2 years 45
2 - 5 years 60
5 - 10 years 46
10 years or more 53
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 545
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 92
Not at all hard to take 590
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 3
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 364
Not specified 326
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66 patient evaluations for Aspirin

Oct 23, 2015 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support heart health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 15, 2014 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support heart health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 15, 2011 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hemorrhagic stroke)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had a stroke 09/23/2009
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 11, 2009 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Baby aspirin was prescribed because I have a slight narrowing of the carotid arteries on my left side and I haven't had a stroke yet, so far, so good.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2015 (Started Sep 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 11, 2015 (Started Mar 23, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for atrial fibrillation)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for angina pectoris)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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