Aspirin should be Used with Caution for 5 Types of Patients

Aspirin can be used as an antipyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory drug as well as for the prevention and treatment certain cardiovascular diseases. Recent studies have shown that it also plays a role in fighting cancer. However, some types of patients should be careful to use asiprin in order to avoid potential risks.
  • Gastrointestinal ulcers patients. Aspirin tablets might cause bleeding or perforation for patients with gastric and duodenal ulcers. Gastrointestinal ulcers patients should use enteric-coated tablets in place of plain tablets according to the doctor’s advice. And do not forget to pay special attention during taking aspirin. Stop immediately if there are bleeding symptoms such as black stool.
  • Asthma patients. Some patients may have allergic reactions such as urticaria, laryngeal edema and asthma attack after taking aspirin. So it is necessary to pay attention after taking aspirin. Stop using it immetidately if there is problem.
  • Iron deficiency anemia patients. The decomposition products of aspirin in the body will hinder the absorption of iron, so patients with iron deficiency anemia should not take it.
  • Patients accepted operation should stop aspirin one week before surgery to avoid coagulation dysfunction and bleeding.
  • Pregnant women. Aspirin is not recommended during pregnancy unless there are certain medical conditions. It is reported that low-dose aspirin increases the risk of recurrent pregnancy loss, clotting disorders and preeclampsia.

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