The dose of aspirin for the prevention of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events.

@article{Fisher2006TheDO,
  title={The dose of aspirin for the prevention of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events.},
  author={Matt Fisher and Volker A Knappertz},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={1239-48}
}
BACKGROUND Low dose aspirin (ASA) (75-325 mg daily) is commonly used for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events, as recommended by US national guidelines. Questions remain, however, as to whether there is a difference in the efficacy and safety across this low dose range. SCOPE Double-blind controlled studies, meta-analyses, and observational analyses were reviewed to assess the body of evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of aspirin dosing. FINDINGS… CONTINUE READING