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If you are prescribed 4 g of aspirin to be taken daily, how

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If you are prescribed 4 g of aspirin to be taken daily, how many 5 grain tablets should you take each day?
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Anthony Bray MD : One grain is approximately 64.8 gram so 5 grains is about 325mg which is one standard dose aspirin...
Anthony Bray MD : so 4 grams of aspirin would be 4000 mg....
Anthony Bray MD : three aspirin would be 975mg so 12 aspirin a day would approximate your dose of 4000mg...
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Anthony Bray MD : With high dose aspirin watch out for GI upset and also ringing of the ears as potential side effects.
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