Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 608 114
Migraine 303 68
Coronary Artery Disease 269 99
Prevent blood clotting 168 35
Heart Attack 118 25
Support heart health 117 79

Show all 198 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 42
Mild 56
None 423

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aspirin

Side effect Patients
Bruising 12
Stomach pain 11
Bruise easily 9
Stomach upset 8
Bleed easily 5
Causes blood to thin 5

Show all 65 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aspirin

Dosage Patients
81 mg daily 284
325 mg daily 50
162 mg daily 12
100 mg daily 6
650 mg daily 5
2 500mg as needed 4
1 mg daily 3
1 tablet(s) daily 3
81 mg m,w,f 3
1,300 mg daily 3

See all 41 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Aspirin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 99
Other 91
Did not seem to work 69
Side effects too severe 52
Course of treatment ended 29
Personal research 25
Change in health plan coverage 7
Expense 5
See all 331 patients who’ve stopped taking Aspirin

Duration

Currently taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 16
6 months - 1 year 16
1 - 2 years 26
2 - 5 years 100
5 - 10 years 138
10 years or more 119

Stopped taking Aspirin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 56
1 - 6 months 49
6 months - 1 year 47
1 - 2 years 41
2 - 5 years 54
5 - 10 years 39
10 years or more 49
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 411
Usually 58
Sometimes 43
Never taken as prescribed 33
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 16
A little hard to take 83
Not at all hard to take 440
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 6
$100-199 1
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 290
Not specified 244
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62 patient evaluations for Aspirin

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Nadz37
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Nadz37
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 41
Condition: Antiphospholipid syndrome 16 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
I am: vg
I have:
Antiphospholipid syndrome

See Nadz37's full Aspirin history

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
speechlessinseattle
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speechlessinseattle
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
PLS

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Jun 28, 2013 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • 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
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 2, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • 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
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Nadz37
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Nadz37
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 41
Condition: Antiphospholipid syndrome 16 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
I am: vg
I have:
Antiphospholipid syndrome

See Nadz37's full Aspirin history

Feb 1, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Nausea, Vomiting, vommiting blood, Pain in upper right abdomen, Vomiting blood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It feels that it does not work,
Cost: $200+ monthly

Nov 22, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Nausea, Vomiting, vommiting blood, Pain in upper right abdomen, Vomiting blood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are sensitive to asprin don't take.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 19, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Nausea, Vomiting, vommiting blood, Pain in upper right abdomen, Vomiting blood)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Any form of asprin makes me vomiting blood. I now only take it when I really have to.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jun 11, 2011 (Started Jun 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 81 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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