low dose aspirin?

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   Posted 5/2/2009 9:59 PM (GMT -6)   
Is it safe to take low dose aspirin with uc...in or out of remission?

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   Posted 5/2/2009 11:11 PM (GMT -6)   
I wouldn't have a problem with it because I take aspirin for headaches with the OK from my doctor. Besides, the lowdosage is only 82mg...however,

It would probably be in your best interests to discuss it with your GI, or get him to call you or maybe to relay a question to the doc's assistant/nurse/receptionist.

Why are you wanting to take it...for cholesterol?

*Heather* Status: mild flare enemas tapered to every 2nd night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~UC meds: Asacol (3 x2 daily); Salofalk enemas nightly for flares & taper to maintenance 
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed; Ranitidine (reflux);  Effexor XR 75mg(depression);  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma) 
~vitamins/minerals/supplementsProbiotics....(Natural Factors Protec, Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls, Natural Factors Ultimate). @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed; started Omega 3 
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!

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