Taking low-dose aspirin and NSAIDs can be a challenge (Part 2)

General Health, Heart Health
In a previous blog, "Taking low-dose aspirin and NSAIDs can be a challenge - (Part 1)," I wrote: I have many patients who are taking low-dose (81 mg) aspirin (ASA) daily and who wonder if they can take a Non-Steroidal Ant-Iinflammatory Drug (NSAID) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) or naproxen (Aleve) for pain or fever. I warn them that adding an NSAID increases their gastrointestinal (GI) risk … and can possibly increase their cardiovascular (CV) risk. (more…)
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