Emergency Aspirin

January 1, 2007

Encourage patients with cardiovascular risk factors who are not allergic to aspirin to carry several "baby" aspirin (81 mg) with them.

 

Encourage patients with cardiovascular risk factors who are not allergic to aspirin to carry several "baby" aspirin (81 mg) with them. If they experience symptoms of an acute coronary syndrome, they can chew 2 to 4 aspirin as they call 911.
- Joshua Grossman, MD
  Johnson City, Tenn

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