Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 652 155
Migraine 317 77
Coronary artery disease 300 122
Prevent blood clotting 173 40
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 123 30
Support heart health 118 83

Show all 213 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 64
None 529

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 15
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 296
325 mg daily 63
162 mg daily 14
75 mg daily 7
100 mg daily 7
2 325mg as needed 6
80 mg daily 5
81mg as needed 5
325 mg twice daily 4
81 mg m,w,f 3

See all 46 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 103
Other 94
Did not seem to work 71
Side effects too severe 55
Course of treatment ended 31
Personal research 29
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 7
See all 345 patients who've stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 11
6 months - 1 year 16
1 - 2 years 41
2 - 5 years 109
5 - 10 years 140
10 years or more 144

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 58
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 45
2 - 5 years 56
5 - 10 years 43
10 years or more 51
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 512
Usually 70
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 89
Not at all hard to take 553
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 2
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 345
Not specified 306
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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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