Indobufen Noninferior to Aspirin for DAPT After PCI: OPTION Indobufen Noninferior to Aspirin for DAPT After PCI: OPTION
Antiplatelet agent indobufen was noninferior to aspirin in combination with clopidogrel after coronary intervention on both efficacy and safety outcomes, with less mostly minor bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 28, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Could NSAIDs Like Ibuprofen, Aleve Make Arthritic Knees Worse?
TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 -- Over-the-counter pain relievers like aspirin, Aleve or ibuprofen don’t do a thing to slow the progression of knee arthritis, and might even make things worse, a new study suggests. Knee arthritis patients who... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 22, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is aspirin a wonder pill or does it do more harm than good?
Doctors began to recommend that anyone over the age of 55 who worried they were at risk of a heart attack could opt to take the drug daily. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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If you have an ulcer, many over-the-counter drugs like aspirin and Advil can cause unwanted side effects that may make your ulcer worse. Here's what you need to know about each drug type. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eradicating H. pylori Cuts Aspirin-Related Peptic Ulcer Bleeding in the Short Term
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Eradication of Helicobacter pylori reduces the incidence of peptic ulcer bleeding in older adults receiving daily aspirin, but the advantage does not persist after the first 2.5 years of follow-up, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 14, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Daily low-dose aspirin and risk of serious falls and fractures in healthy older people: a substudy of the ASPREE Randomized Clinical Trial - Barker AL, Morello R, Thao LTP, Seeman E, Ward SA, Sanders KM, Cumming RG, Pasco JA, Ebeling PR, Woods RL, Wolfe R, Khosla S, Hussain SM, Ronaldson K, Newman AB, Williamson JD, McNeil JJ.
IMPORTANCE: Falls and fractures are frequent and deleterious to the health of older people. Aspirin has been reported to reduce bone fragility and slow bone loss. OBJECTIVE: To determine if daily low-dose aspirin (100 mg) reduces the risk of fractu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Two plants could help 'break down' harmful blood clots - 'Effect similar to aspirin'
"Aloe vera contains salicylates and has been shown to have an anti-platelet effect similar to aspirin", according to a doctor. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily Aspirin No Help for Fracture Prevention in Seniors, Raises Risk of Falls
(MedPage Today) -- Low-dose aspirin did not reduce risks of fracture in healthy older adults, but was associated with an increased risk of serious falls, a substudy of the randomized ASPREE trial showed. Over a median follow-up of 4.6 years, there... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - November 7, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Antibiotics may prevent stomach bleeding from long-term aspirin use
The risk of stomach bleeding from long-term aspirin use can be reduced by taking a short course of antibiotics, which could potentially improve the safety of aspirin taken to prevent heart attacks or stroke. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warning: Aspirin-Containing Antacid Medicines Can Cause Bleeding
Aspirin-containing medicines to treat heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion or upset stomach can cause stomach or intestinal bleeding in some people. Aspirin is commonly used to reduce pain and fever, but it can increase the risk of bleeding, including in the stomach and digestive tract. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - November 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Benefit of Ticagrelor-Aspirin in Stroke Patients Tied to Renal Function
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- Among CYP2C19 loss-of-function allele carriers with minor stroke or transient ischemic attack, those with normal renal function rather than impaired renal function derive greater benefit from ticagrelor-aspirin versus... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Extra Pounds May Blunt Benefit of Aspirin in Advanced Colorectal Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- The association between aspirin use following an advanced colorectal cancer diagnosis and better survival was only significant among patients with a normal body mass index (BMI) prediagnosis, a cross-sectional study found. In... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 15, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

SMART-CHOICE 3-Year Results Support Dropping Aspirin After PCI SMART-CHOICE 3-Year Results Support Dropping Aspirin After PCI
Shortening dual antiplatelet therapy duration and continuing with a P2Y12 inhibitor alone was associated with a similar rate of ischemic events but less bleeding than prolonged DAPT after 3 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 1, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Aspirin Primary Prevention Benefit in Those With Raised Lp(a)? Aspirin Primary Prevention Benefit in Those With Raised Lp(a)?
A new analysis of the ASPREE primary prevention trial of aspirin has shown a net clinical benefit in those with genotypes associated with raised levels of Lp(a), results which validate similar findings in the Women ' s Health Study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news