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Can Asprin be taken with oral chemo tablets?

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Posted on Wed, 16 Jul 2014
Question: Is asprin daily safe to take with oral chemo tablets for colon cancer as my father also has few heart issues, eg suffered a mild heart attack last year n pulmonary embolism?
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Answered by Dr. Kerry Pottinger (56 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thank you for using Healthcare Magic. Aspirin has important benefits for those with cardiac problems. Therefore I would advise your father to continue the aspirin. It will not interfere with his treatment.
I hope this is if help. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Regards,
Dr K A Pottinger,
MBChB. FRCA.
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Brief Answer: Yes. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thank you for using Healthcare Magic. Aspirin has important benefits for those with cardiac problems. Therefore I would advise your father to continue the aspirin. It will not interfere with his treatment. I hope this is if help. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Regards, Dr K A Pottinger, MBChB. FRCA.