acetylsalicylic acid


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a·ce·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid

 (ə-sēt′l-săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭk)
n.

acetylsalicylic acid

(ˌæsɪtaɪlˌsælɪˈsɪlɪk; əˈsiːtaɪl-)
n
(Pharmacology) the chemical name for aspirin

as•pi•rin

(ˈæs pər ɪn, -prɪn)

n., pl. -rin, -rins.
1. a white, crystalline substance, C9H8O4, derivative of salicylic acid, used as an anti-inflammatory agent and to relieve pain and fever; acetylsalicylic acid.
2. a tablet of this.
[1899; < German, orig. a trademark, =A(cetyl) acetyl + Spir(säure) salicylic acid (see spirea) + -in -in1]

a·ce·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid

(ə-sēt′l-săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭk)
The chemical name for aspirin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acetylsalicylic acid - the acetylated derivative of salicylic acidacetylsalicylic acid - 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
Translations
kyselina acetylsalicylová
asetyylisalisyylihappo
acide acétylsalicylique
acido acetilsalicilico
アセチルサリチル酸
kwas acetylosalicylowy
acid acetilsalicilic
acetylsalicylsyra

a·ce·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id

n. ácido acetilsalicílico, aspirina.

acetylsalicylic acid

n ácido acetilsalicílico
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The prevention of atherothrombotic events in adult patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) or symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) at high risk for ischaemic events when co-administered with acetylsalicylic acid
The generic term for aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA).
Acetylsalicylic acid doesn't show evidence of lithium interaction.
When analyzed according to medication usage, 28.3% of patients with peptic ulcers had been taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), 20.3% acetylsalicylic acid, 2.6% anti-aggregation medication, 5.8% anti-coagulation therapy, and 9.2% gastroprotective medication (histamine 2 blockers or PPI).
Acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin) is widely indicated for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) patients to decrease the incidence of cardiovascular events.
In patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) should be continued throughout the preoperative period.
At that time, he had been discharged from the hospital with dual-antiplatelet therapy consisting of oral administration of clopidogrel 75 mg and acetylsalicylic acid 100 mg, but clopidogrel had been stopped 1 year later.
He was treated with IV hydration, acetylsalicylic acid 300 mg, clopidogrel 600 mg, and thrombolysis with Tenecteplase 40 mg with improvement of peripheral perfusion and blood pressure.
In the journal Laboratory Investigation, researchers at the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center report a protective effect for aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) against the development of breast cancer in cell cultures and in mice that received tumor implants.* The findings also suggest a role for aspirin in preventing breast cancer relapse.
Objective: To Observe the histological and morphological effects of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) on spermatogenesis in male albino mice.
"The only exceptions to the law are listed in a table, attached to the law as an appendix, which includes a small number of products, among them acetylsalicylic acid (widely known as Aspirin)," the pharmaceutical services' Ioannis Kkolos told the Sunday Mail.
He was also taking acetylsalicylic acid. He had bilateral primary open-angle glaucoma and had been using latanoprost and timolol maleate fix combination for nine years.