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Pregnant. Why is the Ecosprin given? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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User:I am 16 weeks pregnant
User:and first time pregnant
User:thank you
Doctor:how old are you?
Doctor:how can I help
Doctor:Are you there?
User:i have been told that in my first tirsemster scan that my placenta is forming anteriorly
Doctor:Thats normal
User:and lower end of placenta just covering the XXXXXXX os
User:so i was given a medication ecosprin
User:is this fine
Doctor:why was the Ecosprin given?
Doctor:the placenta usually moves up on its own
Doctor:have you had a miscarriage or something before?
User:i am not sure but after the results doctor sugested me to take ASP tablets .... please explain what this medication for?
Doctor:The medication actually helps decrease the rate of recurrent abortions
Doctor:and is given to people with a condition called antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
Doctor:In my opinion, you dont need it
Doctor:Please see another obstetrician
Doctor:you must take a second opinion
User:SOry the tablet is called T.ASA 75 mg?
Doctor:thats the same thing
Doctor:do you have the tablet
Doctor:can you read the contents and type it here
User:and i am taking it every day night after food
User:acetylsalicylic acid ip 75 mg
Doctor:I dont think its required XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please see another obstetrician before discontinuing it
User:okay doctor...can i know if this is XXXXXXX and will have any side effect
User:since i have been taking it for past 4 weeks
Doctor:It will not
Doctor:But its not required
Doctor:and we should not give unnecessary medication
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:No thanks doctor .... thanks for the advice.
Doctor:thanks for consulting me
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