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Is aspirin necessary for life long in heart attack ?

my father got discharged from hospital following an heart attack. he is been prescribed aspirin 75 mg once a day and i was told that should be taken life long. now my dad heart attack is cured. is it necessary to take the drug for life long?
Asked On : Mon, 5 Oct 2009
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  Anonymous's Response

jaroor lena hai, in fact our doctor advised my dad on the same thing and asked me also to take 75mg of aspirin daily after the breakfast , putting one tablet in one glass of water.

Answered: Mon, 5 Oct 2009
  User's Response
i dont think so...i have heard that asprin will cause gastritis..ans some side effects if we take..asprin..for long term..
Answered: Wed, 14 Oct 2009
  User's Response
Yo it is used as ablood thinner. It is very good in preventing blockage of blood vessels so it is given to prevent heart attack
Answered: Wed, 14 Oct 2009
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