Weigh the Risks and Benefits of Aspirin After a GI Bleed
Questions will come up about whether it's okay to use aspirin to reduce CV risk in patients with a prior GI bleed.
Low-dose aspirin is linked to about 2 GI bleeds per 1,000 patients each year. But the risk is up to 10 times higher after a GI bleed.
Weigh aspirin's CV benefit versus bleeding risk.