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Is a aspirin tablet of 325 mg too much to take daily ?

aspirin a day question: at the supermarket, i bought generic 325 mg. tablets to take daily. i have borderline, high cholesterol and there is a history of heart issues in my family and i would like to do whatever i could to prevent a stroke. i read that some doctors suggest low dosage aspirin - 75mg to 100mg a day. is a 325 mg a day tablet too much aspirin ?
Sun, 5 Jun 2011
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u should first consult ur physician for general body check up for b.p, cholesterol,diabetes,etc.if u have any kind of problem than u need to start such medication.aspirin 325mg is for pain management not to thining blood,so better to consult ur doctor
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325mg of Aspirin is used to treat pain, headaches etc. You would need to speak to your doctor to know for sure if that is too much. Aspirin can interact with other medicines, so your physician would be the best source of info as he has your medical history etc.
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I think its too much as it may cause thinning of blood. You should buy Ecosprin that is around 75-81 mg. It is available over the counter without prescription. I think 325 is WAY too much!
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