Baby Aspirin vs Lovastatin

Baby Aspirin
(OTC)
Lovastatin
(Rx)
Baby Aspirin is an antiplatelet medication and an anti-inflammatory, fever reducing and pain relief medication.
Lovastatin is a cholesterol lowering medication (statin).
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Heart Attack
3.0
Concern level
1.0
Concern level
2.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
December 17, 2001
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
88,713 Discussions
4,238 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Miscarriage
#2 for Blood Clots
#4 for Pain
#5 for Cramping
#6 for Headaches
#7 for Stroke
#8 for Heart Attack
Baby Aspirin is taken to prevent Miscarriage and Blood Clots and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is approved for Clotting Disorder and Pain.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Heart Attack
#3 for Stroke
Lovastatin is prescribed for High Cholesterol and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, it is taken to prevent Heart Attack.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bab
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Tinnitus
1
Pulmonary Embolism
1
Impotence
1
Water Retention
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Thrombocytosis
1
Chicken Pox
1
Kidney Failure
1
Cardiac Arrest
1
Lov
Muscle Pain
9
Weakness
5
Tiredness
4
Weight Loss
4
Muscle Problems
3
Cancer
3
Headaches
3
Weight Gain
3
Depression
3
Rhabdomyolysis
3
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Baby Aspirin
Bab
Lovastatin
Lov
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bab
Lov
1
0
Tinnitus
Bab
Lov
1
0
Pulmonary Embolism
Bab
Lov
1
0
Impotence
Bab
Lov
1
0
Water Retention
Bab
Lov
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Bab
Lov
1
0
Thrombocytosis
Bab
Lov
1
0
Chicken Pox
Bab
Lov
1
0
Kidney Failure
Bab
Lov
1
0
Cardiac Arrest
Bab
Lov
1
0
Muscle Pain
Lov
Bab
9
0
Weakness
Lov
Bab
5
0
Tiredness
Lov
Bab
4
0
Weight Loss
Lov
Bab
4
0
Muscle Problems
Lov
Bab
3
0
Cancer
Lov
Bab
3
0
Headaches
Lov
Bab
3
0
Weight Gain
Lov
Bab
3
0
Depression
Lov
Bab
3
0
Rhabdomyolysis
Lov
Bab
3
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Baby Aspirin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
X Category X
Lovastatin is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Baby Aspirin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Lovastatin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 81 mg
Tablet: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Aspirin
Lovastatin
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Baby Aspirin and Lovastatin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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