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'Immediate' aspirin has been shown to significantly reduce deaths from heart attack, and the earlier it is taken during a heart attack, the greater the benefit.
Aspod® is the only system in the world specifically designed to provide you with instant access to an emergency dose of soluble aspirin - wherever you are, 24 hours a day, even in the dark.
Indigestion or Heart Attack?
If you are experiencing chest pain, breathlessness and feeling generally unwell and suspect it may be indigestion take an antacid such as Gaviscon® or Rennies®. In the vast majority of cases the symptoms of indigestion will have eased within 10-20 minutes of taking the antacid. If the symptoms persist, spread, or get worse seek immediate medical advice/attention in case it is a heart attack – DO NOT WAIT.
TIA, STROKE, HEART ATTACK AND ASPIRIN
THE LATEST ADVICE
October 2016: Dr Mark Porter met Peter Rothwell, Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Oxford, to discuss his important new findings relating to mini-strokes (TIA), strokes, heart attack and aspirin.
Advice for Ramblers...
Aspod® features in the first edition of Outdoor First Aid. The book is packed with good advice for administering first aid in remote settings and is essential reading for those outdoor enthusiasts. See the page concerning heart attacks here.
Find out what causes a heart attack and how aspirin can help
Many senior health care professionals recommend that an emergency dose of 300mg soluble aspirin is carried at all times by people over the age of 50.
"Every year almost a quarter of a million people suffer heart attacks in Britain and a third die before reaching hospital"
British Heart Foundation 2007 Heart Disease Statistics
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David Burslem Manchester
5:47pm on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
Excellent idea, I carry one in my pocket and also one in my car, they are an essential part of my travel plans. Highly Recommended.
Anne M United Kingdom
12:45pm on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
Carrying my ASPOD with me at all times gives me great confidence knowing that in the event of a heart attack by taking the Asprin quickly I would have a better chance of survival and a quicker recovery time.
Zia Ashraf (Superintendent Pharmacist) Cairns Pharmacy
12:01pm on Monday, July 16th, 2012
This is a wonderful concept. In a heart attack situation, TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE - minutes count. This device gives you immediate access to aspirin, thereby enabling you to start therapy immediately, which no doubt will increase chances of survival. I recommend Aspod to all our customers.
Chris D Bristol
9:55am on Monday, July 16th, 2012
Why don't we, the public, know more about immediate aspirin and the Aspod device - a possible life saver.
Harvey Martin Waterlooville
5:37am on Sunday, July 15th, 2012
Brings a sense of security. I always have the ASPOD with me on my key ring!