A white crystalline compound, acetyl salicylic acid (CH3.CO.O.C6H4.CO.OH) widely used as a drug for relief of pain and alleviation of fever. It has analgesic, antipyretic, and antiinflammatory properties, and is one of a class of agents called non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). The name was originally a trade name, but has become the preferred name for the substance. It is actually a prodrug, liberating salicylic acid, the ultimate pharmacologically active agent, in the intestines. It is more effective when taken orally than is salicylic acid, because it dissolves more readily.
a drug used as an analgesic, although it can promote bleeding in some hair removal patients
Pain killer and anti-inflammatory drug. Also used as a type of blood thinner. Should not be taken regularly without the advice of a doctor or on an empty stomach.
A white crystalline drug used for pain relief, treatment of inflammation, and to prevent strokes and heart attacks. A potent anti-coagulant that will increase bleeding during and after piercing procedures. Chemical name Acetasalicylic acid.
An anti-platelet drug used to help prevent blood clots forming.
A salicylate nonnarcotic analgesic and antipyretic agent which is used to treat mild to moderate pain and sometimes arthritis and cardiac conditions.
one of the most famous analgesics in the world; active ingredient: acetyl-salicylic acid
A widely used analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory agent; also used as an antiplatelet agent.
A drug often given to cardiac patient, to prevent formation of new blood clots, such as at the arterial site treated with angioplasty in order to keep the blood vessel open.
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
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A widely used analgesic drug that reduces pain, inflammation and fever. Should not be given to children who may have a viral infection, such as influenza or chicken pox, because such use has been associated with Reye's Syndrome.
Can reduce soreness after a hard workout, or lower your risk of heart disease. Can also reduce your risk for throat or stomach cancer.
As A Treatment"...Aspirin also has a unique usefulness among the family of NSAIDs in that it can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease..."
A pain-killing, fever-reducing, and inflammation-relieving drug. It is used to reduce fever and to relieve pain and swelling. Cardiac doses (325 mg daily) are used for their anticlotting effect in angina prophylaxy. Read more: Caution, adverse effects.
Acetylsalicylic acid (ASP); aspirin and other products containing ASP should not be used by people with bleeding disorders since ASA slows the clotting process.
commonly available drugs for headaches etc (4.48 Psychosis).
a medication which falls into the group of "antiplatelet" drugs, which may reduce the chance of stroke, heart attack, and other illnesses in patients with vascular disease.
common pain reliever that reduces fever, thins blood, and relieves inflammation. May irritate stomach lining. Inflammation: swelling and redness associated with arthritis, sprains, and other injuries.
A popular treatment for pain, fever and conditions involving inflammation, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Low doses of aspirin are used to reduce the risk of blood-clotting disorders like stroke and heart attack.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug to deal with mild or moderate pain.
A good example of a tradename that entered into the language, Aspirin was once the Bayer trademark for acetylsalicylic acid . See the entire definition of Aspirin
a drug used to relieve mild to moderate pain and inflammation within the joint.
Common name for Acetyl-Salicyclic Acid.
pain reliever taken by mouth; also helps to prevent blood clot formation
Acetylsalicylic acid, a drug having anti-inflammatory, analgesic and fever reducing effects; it is used for the relief of pain and fever. It is frequently used with anticoagulation therapy to reduce the tendency of platelets in the blood to clump and clot.
This popular painkiller should never be given to children because of the risk of the child developing Reye's syndrome, which is a serious and potentially fatal disease of the brain and liver. Other words you should look out for in your child's medicine which means aspirin are acetylsalicylate, acetylsalicylic acid, salicylate and salicylic acid. (See Acetaminophen).
Acetylsalicylic acid. Long used to treat pain, fevers, and inflammation, aspirin is also known to prevent platelets from clumping in the process of blood clot formation. As a result, studies have shown that small, regular doses of aspirin may help prevent heart attacks in: 1) people who have ischemic heart disease, 2) people who are recovering from coronary artery bypass graft surgery, and 3) people who have no symptoms but are at high risk. Aspirin is also used to prevent strokes and TIAs is people who have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.
As A Treatment"...NSAIDs inhibit the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme and thus prevent the formation of prostaglandins and thromboxanes from precursor arachidonic acid..."
As A Treatment"...Aspirin can cause irritation, ulceration and bleeding of the stomach and other gastrointestinal (GI) tract organs; it can also reduce kidney function, induce bronchoconstriction in asthmatics and in rare cases may precipitate haemorrhagic stroke..."
As A Treatment"...Other drugs with similar medicinal properties to aspirin have subsequently been developed, being collectively known as the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs)..."
As A Treatment"...Arachidonic acid is an essential polyunsaturated fatty acid that is derived from the diet..."
As A Treatment"...It is believed that the analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effects of aspirin are related to prostaglandin inhibition..."
A drug that reduces pain. Aspirin belongs to the family of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. It is also being studied in cancer prevention.
A compound that is part of a group of drugs called salicylates. Aspirin is widely used for relieving pain and reducing fever in adults. It also relieves mild itching and reduces swelling and inflammation. Use of aspirin by children has been linked to the occurrence of a disorder known as Reye's Syndrome.
Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid (acetosal) is a drug in the family of salicylates, often used as an analgesic (against minor pains and aches), antipyretic (against fever), and anti-inflammatory. It has also an antiplatelet (â€œblood-thinningâ€) effect and is used in long-term low-doses to prevent heart attacks and cancer.