Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) belongs to the group of medications called analgesics (pain relievers), antipyretics (fever reducers), anti-inflammatories (inflammation reducers), and platelet aggregation inhibitors (anticlotting agents). It works by interfering with the production of compounds in the body that cause pain, fever, inflammation, and blood clots.
Aspirin is used to treat pain, and reduce fever or inflammation. It is sometimes used to treat or prevent heart attacks, strokes, and chest pain (angina).Aspirin should be used for cardiovascular conditions only under the supervision of a doctor.
Mechanism of Action :Inhibits the formation of thromboxane A2 which is a potent platelet and vasoconstric.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:
Common uses include headaches, period cramps, colds and flu, sprains and strains, and long-term conditions, such as arthritis.For mild to moderate pain, it is used alone. For moderate to severe pain, it is often used along with other opioid analgesic and NSAIDs.In high doses, it can treat or help reduce symptoms of:
pericarditisIn low doses, it is used:
Aspirin should be avoided by the person who have :
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.