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Patient's Guide to Heart Transplant Surgery

Baby Aspirin or Ecotrin

Dosage
80 mg or one tablet per day.

Action
Works to slow down the thickening and narrowing process of the blood vessels of the heart.

Side effects
Bleeding gums, bruising easily, intestinal bleeding, stomach pain, ringing in the ears.

Cautions
Never take aspirin for a fever or headache--only use Tylenol.

 

 

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