F or many years, it's been a standard recommendation that PWD take aspirin to help protect against heart attacks and strokes, both if they've already had such an event (in which case, it's called "secondary prevention"), or even if they have never had either a heart attack or stroke (which is called "primary prevention"). The recommendation for use of aspirin in primary prevention is now being questioned.
According to an article recently published in the British Medical Journal , researchers found no evidence of benefit from either aspirin or antioxidant treatment given for about 7 years to adults with diabetes who were given it for primary prevention of heart attack and stroke. They state "This trial does not provide evidence to support the use of aspirin or antioxidants in primary prevention of cardiovascular events and mortality in the population with diabetes studied." The authors point out that aspirin should still be given for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease ...
Generic Name: TRAMADOL EXTENDED-RELEASE - ORAL Pronounced: (TRAH-muh-dall) Tramadol Oral Interactions
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or
increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all
possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including
prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your
doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any
medicines without your doctor's approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug
certain pain medications (mixed narcotic agonist-antagonists
such as pentazocine, nalbuphine, butorphanol)
narcotic antagonists (such as naltrexone)
Avoid taking MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid, linezolid,
methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, selegiline,
tranylcypromine) within 2 weeks before and during treatment with this
Generic Name: ASPIRIN, BUFFERED WITH CA/AL/MG ANTACID -
ORAL Tri-Buffered Aspirin Oral Interactions
See also How to Use section.
If you are taking this product under your doctor's
direction, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of possible drug
interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Before you start taking this
medication for self-treatment, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you are
also using any prescription and nonprescription medications. Do not start,
stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or
This drug should not be used with the following
medications because very serious interactions may occur:
If you are currently using any of these medications, tell
your doctor or pharmacist before starting aspirin.
Before using this product, consult your doctor if you have
recently received certain live vaccines (s...
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