baby aspirin


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baby aspirin

A popular term for a formulation that contains 81 mg or less of aspirin, used to reduce blood coagulability.

baby aspirin

Therapeutics A popular term for a formulation that contains 81 or less mg of aspirin, used to ↓ blood coagulability. See Aspirin.
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In 1976, while the biochemists were teaching us that one baby aspirin was optimal, generations of senior residents were teaching interns that they should prescribe two full aspirins--the lesson they had in turn been taught by their senior residents--and it would take years before level-one studies would appear to countermand that dictum.
An adult-strength aspirin contains 325 mg, while a baby aspirin contains 81 mg.
But since taking a baby aspirin daily is recommended to prevent cardiovascular disease in high-risk individuals, you might want to talk to your doctor about this option.
0ne friend mentioned that I should take fish oil, baby aspirin, vitamin B, and a multivitamin.
A baby aspirin has 81 mg, as do products like Bayer Low Strength Aspirin Regimen.
The fact that I'd been taking a baby aspirin every day for a couple of years previously so as to avoid heart disease had not been enough to trigger my extreme allergy to aspirin.
What I mean by that is that whatever new drink we implement need to be 'babyproofed' - every bartender needs to be able to add their own personal flair without ruining the drink and making it taste like baby aspirin.
A drug called Heparin may be used with baby aspirin to help pregnancies, which usually only come to term with guidance of doctors.
Millions of Americans are tapping into the heart-healthy benefits of a daily baby aspirin to reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure.
The test group was maintained with a daily dose of either 81 or 325 milligrams of baby aspirin plus warfarin to achieve an INR target of 1.
Romney's physician said his heart is healthy, and he takes a baby aspirin and cholesterol medicine to help keep it that way.
Q: My doctor says I should take a baby aspirin each day to protect myself from heart disease and stroke.