Empirin


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Noun1.Empirin - the acetylated derivative of salicylic acidEmpirin - the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
aspirin powder, headache powder - a powdered form of aspirin
buffered aspirin, Bufferin - aspirin coated with a substance capable of neutralizing acid (trade name Bufferin)
enteric-coated aspirin - aspirin that is treated to pass through the stomach unaltered and to dissolve in the intestines
salicylate - a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)
2-hydroxybenzoic acid, salicylic acid - a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste; used as a fungicide or in making aspirin or dyes or perfumes
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Burroughs Wellcome is also donating several of its over-the-counter medications, including Sudafed and Actifed brand sinus and cold products, Polysporin and Neosporin antibiotic first aid products, and Empirin analgesic pain reliever.