the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer and Empirin) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
Active ingredient of Aspirin
anti-inflammatory to reduce the swelling associated with ingrown hairs
a white crystalline compound that relieves pain and fever, but also causes thinning of the blood which can encourage bruising and bleeding. It is the generic name for aspirin.
Aspirin; salicylate. A pain reliever and fever reducer. See salicylates. An overdose can be toxic.