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Is it Safe for Patients With Cardiovascular Disease to Discontinue Low-Dose Aspirin Therapy?
In patients with cardiovascular disease, discontinuing low-dose aspirin therapy after peptic ulcer bleeding increases risk of death and acute cardiovascular events almost 7-fold, according to the January issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Many patients with cardiovascular disease receive low-dose … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract Tagged age, baby aspirin, bleeding ulcer, gastrointestinal, heart attack, heart disease, ibuprofin, mortality, NSAID, risk 6 Comments