The common side effects of Aspirin include indigestion, vomiting, nausea, and burning sensation in the stomach. And some of the severe side effects are stomach bleeding, blood in stools, and bruising.
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I had a blood clot at 24 and have taken baby Aspirin every day since. Is it a risk to stop it now?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I had a blood clot at 24 and have been taking a baby Aspirin every day since I came off Coumadin. I have read a lot about the long-term risks of Aspirin on the GI and the brain. I would like to come off my daily dose. Are there long-term effects with my six year... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your health query and can understand your worries well. No, this is not such a high dose that it may have caused issues to the blood vessels or brain. It is the safest dosage of Aspirin and is rather protective to the blood vessels at large. It will n... Read Full »
Can my wife who has conceived by IVF take tablet Aspirin?
Query: Hello doctor,My wife has conceived after IVF treatment and is three months pregnant. She has abdominal pain due to stress and is taking Injection of Lonacort and tablet Aspirin on alternate days. She is having abdominal pain today. Can she take tablet Aspirin?Kindly advise. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post and understood your concern. Tablet Aspirin (Acetyl Salicylic Acid) is given in IVF (in vitro fertilization) pregnancies for the betterment of the mother and baby. One of tablet Aspirin’s side effects is gastritis and stomach upset sympt... Read Full »
I have been prescribed Ecosprin for high blood pressure after my miscarriage. Is it a safe drug?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26-year-old female. I have obesity, and I am five weeks pregnant. I had a miscarriage four years ago. Now, my BP is under control. The doctor prescribed me the tablet Ecosprin 75 mg once daily from now onwards. Is it a safe drug? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ecosprin (Aspirin) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug with antiplatelet action to prevent stroke, hypertension, and clot formation. Excess body weight, history of obesity, previous miscarriage, or multiple miscarriages can be risk factors for further miscarria... Read Full »
Is it possible to have a pulmonary embolism with a negative D-dimer test?
Query: Hi doctor, My pain started behind knee, but now is causing recurrent chest pains and shortness of breath. I could not do much physical activity. There is no previous history of such event. I am currently on Aspirin. I had an EKG, lung x-ray and D-dimer blood test. Is it possible to have a pulmonary ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. D-dimer is a very desirable indicator of clot formation. It may be positive even if you do not have a pulmonary embolism. But, if D-dimer is normal, then a pulmonary embolism is unlikely the cause of your symptoms. Pulmonary embolism can cause sudden onset of sh... Read Full »
My father has been suffering from bleeding bladder and enlarged prostate. Can it be due to taking medications like Aspirin and Plavix?
Query: Hello doctor, I am writing on behalf of my sick father. Last year, he suffered a brain stroke on the right side of the brain, which caused paralysis on his left side of the body. A week after that, he was diagnosed with heart blockage, which needed a bypass procedure. After treatment, he started rec... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. If you ask me with the formed conclusion that the bladder bleeding is resulting from the use of blood thinners, I would say yes there is need to stop Aspirin. This is a straight forward answer, as the risk of bleeding is... Read Full »
Doctor has prescribed tablet ecospirin 75 AV for me. What is the use of this medicine?
Query: Hello, Doctor has prescribed tablet ecospirin 75 AV for me. What is the use of this medicine? Do I have any nerve disorder? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tablet ecospirin 75 AV contains aspirin and atorvastatin. Aspirin is a blood thinner and atorvastatin is given to patients who have high blood cholesterol level. This combination is usually given to a cardiac patient. Long term side effect of aspirin is bleedi... Read Full »
What is your opinion about my father's medication?
Query: Hi doctor, My father had a stroke before 10 years (left hemisensory infarct) and two years ago, he has undergone CABG. Two days back, while walking, he felt some numbness in his right side leg and arm up to the shoulder. It persisted for about half an hour. Now, he is fine. But, when we visited the... Read Full »
Dr. Hardik Nareshbhai Rajyaguru
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, he can follow the changed schedule. Your doctor has changed plain Aspirin and Clopilet (Clopidogrel) to the combination of Aspirin and Dipyridamole. Dipyridamole is a medicine, which is quite effective in preventing the thrombosis. It is more effective on the coron... Read Full »
How to get rid of severe heartburn from Ecosprin intake?
Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 47 years old. Firstly, I want to tell you that (at present) my mother has a uterus tumor and kidney calculus. Last year her triglyceride was 402, cholesterol was 260, ECG was normal and TMT was showing negative. But the doctor said that she has a minor blockage that the mach... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to see the lipid profile, ECG (electrocardiogram), TMT (treadmill stress test) and echocardiography report of your mother to guide you better but still, I recommend you the following: Your mother is taking a high dose of Aspirin i.e. 150 mg (a component of Ec... Read Full »
Do you think the treatment given for my father is right?
Query: Hi doctor, My father, who is 58 years old, having diabetes for the last 23 years. He always takes Insulin and other sugar tablets. His weight is 67 kg and height is 5'5". For the last two months, he has been taking Aspirin 75 mg. He had a minor headache for the last few days. Also, he had a cold an... Read Full »
Dr. Hardik Nareshbhai Rajyaguru
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, let me tell you that the decision of holding the operation is correct. Everywhere in the world that is the standard practice. We do not operate for at least five days after stopping the Aspirin or Clopidogrel. Aspirin and Clopidogrel are basically sort of b... Read Full »