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Re: [IP] Question about an 81mg per day Aspirin regimen



Baby aspirin contain a much lower dose of aspirin per tablet than "adult"
aspirin.   This is probably why blood thinning and bruising aren't an issue for
those using baby doses.


-Brentm

--- Annie Wall <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I've read some of the other responses to your question and see that many
> people take baby aspirin instead of regular adult aspirin.  I'm wondering if
> that's what I should do.  I was taking 1 (sometimes 2) regular strength
> aspirin and had big problems with bleeding and bruising at infusion sites.
> Since I stopped taking the aspirin, these problems have diminished a lot.  I
> may try baby aspirin but don't really understand the "why" either.  Perhaps
> someone from the list can explain.......
> Annie
> 
> >     I asked the nurse who gave me the results from my doctor to ask the
> doctor
> > if I should continue on the Aspirin regimen he started me on a couple of
> weeks
> > ago since I don't have any problems with blockages. Of course she had to
> wait
> > and ask the doctor then call me back. When she called me back she told me
> that
> > the doctor said to continue with the aspirin regimen. However, there
> wasn't an
> > explanation as to why. I'll have to wait until September's appointment to
> find
> > out why. Does anyone else take the Aspirin even though there apparently
> isn't
> > anything wrong with their heart?
> >     I'm also concerned that when I get the pump that I'm going to have
> more
> > bruising at infusion sites because of the Aspirin.
> >     Thank You,
> >     Cody S. Alderson
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