Heart Disease Community
baby aspirin
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to angina, angioplasty, arrhythmia, bypass surgery, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, defibrillator, heart attack, heart disease, mitral valve, pacemaker, PAD, stenosis, and stress tests.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

baby aspirin

how to wean off baby aspirin
Related Discussions
Avatar_f_tn
You don't need to wean off it, u just stop taking it.  But you shouldn't stop taking it.  If your doctor told you to take it, take it, unless you are having side effects maybe? (Stomach problems?)  Discuss this with your doctor please.  

Aspirin is used to prevent blood clots, and so is very useful in preventing heart disease, i.e. heart attack and stroke.  If you need to stop taking it, there are other drugs you can take instead (plavix) and there are also forms of aspirin that aren't absorbed until after they pass into the small intestine, so they don't hurt your stomach.  
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
329165_tn?1412685860
Blank
Smiley2000
Australia
212161_tn?1410016711
Blank
heartfluttersflyawayplz
hoschton, GA
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
LPNGirl07 commented on Feeling more kicks!
2 hrs ago
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
LPNGirl07 commented on Almost there....
2 hrs ago
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
Takata Airbag Recall: Is Your Car O...
Nov 20 by gymdandee
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
329165_tn?1412685860
Blank
Smiley2000
Australia
212161_tn?1410016711
Blank
heartfluttersflyawayplz
hoschton, GA