Aspirin have relatively more side effects as compared to the benefits, according to a latest study.
A research shows that the majority of Americans like to take low dose of Aspirin every day. Generally, patients believe that aspirin can slash down the hazards of heart attacks and strokes.
A group of experts at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston assessed the aspiring guidelines of different health organization. The research found that published guidelines of institutes such as American Heart Association suggests that regular use of aspirin is harmful for the patients of cardiovascular diseases.
Afterwards, researchers accumulated the data of 69,000 patients from the National Cardiovascular Registry Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence (PINNACLE). The data uncovered that nearly12 percent of heart patients of the United States are taking aspirin unnecessarily since a long time
Surprisingly, the rate of female patients is comparatively higher than male cardiovascular patients.
A few years ago, the food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned Americans about the inappropriate use of aspirin. The federal health agency advised that the particular drug should not be prescribed for the primary prevention of heart attack. Hence, the recent study also demonstrates that aspirin does not lessen the risks of first stroke. It only increases the chances of stomach bleeding, gut bleeding and hemorrhagic strokes in people.
The report is printed in detail in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology