Is taking aspirin every other day or 3-4 days a week as blood thinner enough for this purpose?

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12 Aug 2011

You should only take preventative aspirin on your doctors recommendation. This is because the side effects may be serious and it is not a drug for everyone.
The usual dose for your purpose is 75 mg to 325 mg orally once a day depending on circumstances.
What strength is your aspirin tablet?
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ala27iary 13 Aug 2011

thx alot suzaanne for answering, i sort of know this stuff (i'm a pharmacist), but maybe my question was not specific enough, i meant, is it enough to take it every other day not every day?? (100 mg)

suzanne66 13 Aug 2011

As far as I understand alternate-day dosing with low-dose aspirin may provide
adequate protection against cardiovascular events in some
individuals but current guidelines recommend daily dosing. You will probably need to talk with your doctor for a more specific answer. All the best.

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