The purpose of this study is to investigate the burden of upper gastrointestinal symptoms in
patients with cardiovascular disease taking low dose aspirin
- Provision of signed written inform consent.
- Physician prescribed or recommended daily intake of Low Dose Aspirin (LDA) (75-325 mg
daily) for cardiovascular disease prevention within the past 12 months.
- Established cardiovascular disease, such as CAD (CoronaryArtery Disease), previous
TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack), ischemic stroke or subjects with known risk factors
for cardiovascular disease without having experienced cardiovascular events
- Need for concomitant treatment with a non-ASA NSAID (Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory
Drugs) including acyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) selective NSAID. Occasional use of up to 1
day/week is allowed.