Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 641 142
Migraine 310 74
Coronary Artery Disease 287 115
Prevent blood clotting 171 39
Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) 122 30
Support heart health 118 82

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  • 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 44
Mild 63
None 496

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 324
325 mg daily 69
162 mg daily 20
100 mg daily 8
75 mg daily 6
1 tablet(s) daily 5
2 325mg as needed 5
80 mg daily 4
650 mg daily 4
2 500mg as needed 4

See all 47 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 102
Other 95
Did not seem to work 70
Side effects too severe 54
Course of treatment ended 31
Personal research 29
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 343 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 33
1 - 2 years 44
2 - 5 years 107
5 - 10 years 165
10 years or more 142

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 56
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 45
2 - 5 years 56
5 - 10 years 42
10 years or more 52
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 479
Usually 65
Sometimes 46
Never taken as prescribed 37
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 17
A little hard to take 87
Not at all hard to take 517
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 3
$25-49 3
< $25 335
Not specified 279
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66 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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Lukasz
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Lukasz
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

See Lukasz's full Aspirin history

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
Chrismh1
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Chrismh1
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Low
45 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar I

See Chrismh1's full Aspirin history

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
Barbeczak
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Barbeczak
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

See Barbeczak's full Aspirin history

Oct 24, 2014 (Started May 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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