Starting low dose ASA..What do I need to know?

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Re: Starting low dose ASA..What do I need to know?

Postby angieb » Wed Nov 22, 639262 12:33 am

LDA is low dose aspirin (ie. one baby aspirin usually), lovenox is an injectible blood thinner.
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Re: Starting low dose ASA..What do I need to know?

Postby ljsmommy » Tue Nov 21, 639262 4:11 pm

im sorry i am wondering what is LDA and lovenox

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Re: Starting low dose ASA..What do I need to know?

Postby angieb » Tue Nov 21, 639262 3:27 pm

I took it in the morning. Interesting that she said that it doesn't cross the placenta, because my MFM said it did cross the placenta, but lovenox doesn't, so I was on LDA to help the bloodflow from the placenta to baby and lovenox to get the blood to the placenta, or something like that, unless I understood her wrong. In any case, I was on it for 36ish weeks and have a healthy happy 6 month old.
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#1-Olivia Caetlyn-9-28-09-9-28-09, 23+2 wks, emergency classic c-section, class I HELLP, IUGR
#2- Lucas Oliver (rainbow baby)- April 2011, 36+2 wks, HELLP and pre-e free! (lovenox and LDA pregnancy)
#3-Matthew, late October 2012...mostly normal, 37 wks, (lovenox and LDA again)
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Re: Starting low dose ASA..What do I need to know?

Postby cmccaffrey » Mon Nov 20, 639262 11:40 pm

I'm taking LDA and I take it at night with my prenatals. I am also giving myself lovenox shots, so I just take all of my medications at the same time. I started taking LDA at night because in the morning I couldn't hold anything down. Also some women say that they get stomach upset from LDA and I figured I would rather be sleeping through the upset than going through it... especially if I am puking all day long anyways. Congrats on being 8 weeks!
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Starting low dose ASA..What do I need to know?

Postby vit9109 » Mon Nov 20, 639262 11:07 pm

Hi Ladies,
We saw our Peri today. We are 8 weeks along in our 2nd pregnancy after having a severe case of PP pre-e with our first. She would like us to start taking LDA. I just wanted to inquire if there was anything that we should know about taking it.
We did ask the peri and she confirmed that it is safe and will not harm our baby as it does not cross the placenta. She informed us that we will be on it for 36 weeks. She also noted that there are no restrictions but I just wanted to confer with ladies that have already been taking it.

Do you take it in the morning?

Thanks!


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