Gastrointestinal side effects of aspirin and its management

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Thirada Thongbai


Aspirin has been widely used worldwide for primary and secondary preventions of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. However, aspirin’s efficacy is limited by the risks of upper and lower gastrointestinal effects ranging from mild symptoms to serious complications. The knowledge of the side effects of aspirin is very important to encourage physicians about their prevention, diagnosis and treatment properly. Finally, the patients will get most benefit from aspirin with better quality of life.

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