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High-Dose Aspirin Still Commonly Prescribed to Myocardial Infarction Patients

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas found that a large number of patients who suffer from myocardial infarction (MI) are being discharged on high-dose aspirin, despite being at high risk for bleeding. An article in MedPage Today reports that in over 200,000 patients in the U.S., 60.9% of the patients with acute MI were given high-dose aspirin (325 mg). This goes against current guidelines warning of the dangers of high-dose aspirin ...

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