Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 614 122
Migraine 308 72
Coronary Artery Disease 273 101
Prevent blood clotting 168 36
Heart Attack 119 28
Support heart health 117 79

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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 43
Mild 58
None 442

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 12
Stomach pain 11
Bruise easily 8
Upset stomach 8
Bleed easily 5
Causes blood to thin 5

Show all 68 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 302
325 mg daily 55
162 mg daily 14
1 tablet(s) daily 5
100 mg daily 5
650 mg daily 4
2 325mg as needed 4
2 500mg as needed 4
81mg as needed 4
1 mg daily 3

See all 40 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 102
Other 91
Did not seem to work 69
Side effects too severe 53
Course of treatment ended 30
Personal research 27
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 6
See all 336 patients who’ve stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 12
6 months - 1 year 21
1 - 2 years 28
2 - 5 years 108
5 - 10 years 145
10 years or more 130

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 57
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 44
2 - 5 years 53
5 - 10 years 39
10 years or more 51
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 427
Usually 61
Sometimes 43
Never taken as prescribed 36
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 16
A little hard to take 85
Not at all hard to take 460
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 306
Not specified 250
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64 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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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

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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
parkinohio
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parkinohio
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Oct 22, 2013 (Started Jun 18, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

Jan 19, 2013 (Started Jun 18, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

Jun 11, 2010 (Started Jun 18, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

Dec 4, 2008 (Started Jun 18, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Nadz37
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Nadz37
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 42
Condition: Antiphospholipid syndrome 16 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Antiphospholipid syndrome

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Oct 15, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Migraine)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Blood in vomit)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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