Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 628 132
Migraine 309 72
Coronary Artery Disease 282 108
Prevent blood clotting 169 38
Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) 120 28
Support heart health 118 81

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 24
Moderate 43
Mild 62
None 467

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 320
325 mg daily 65
162 mg daily 20
100 mg daily 6
1 tablet(s) daily 5
81mg as needed 5
1 mg daily 4
2 325mg as needed 4
2 500mg as needed 4
81 mg weekly 3

See all 45 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 101
Other 92
Did not seem to work 69
Side effects too severe 53
Course of treatment ended 31
Personal research 27
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 6
See all 337 patients who’ve stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 14
6 months - 1 year 31
1 - 2 years 34
2 - 5 years 114
5 - 10 years 162
10 years or more 136

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 56
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 44
2 - 5 years 54
5 - 10 years 40
10 years or more 51
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 453
Usually 64
Sometimes 44
Never taken as prescribed 35
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 489
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 3
$25-49 2
< $25 320
Not specified 264
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65 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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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: b
I have:
Bipolar I

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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

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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
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