Aspirin is used to reduce fever and relieve mild to moderate pain from conditions such as muscle aches, toothaches, common cold, and headaches. It may also be used to reduce pain and swelling in conditions such as arthritis. Aspirin is known as a salicylate and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Aspirin 325 milligrams (5 grains) for pain.
Uncoated aspirin tablets, consisting of about 90% acetylsalicylic acid, along with a minor amount of inert fillers and binders.
Coated 325-milligram (5-grain) aspirin tablets.
The 5-grain aspirin. ...
Enteric-coated 325 mg aspirin pills.
What type of drug is aspirin classified as?
Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) is a pharmaceutical drug used to reduce pain1,2 or inflammation. It is classified as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Aspirin can be used to treat: mild to moderate pain
What organs does aspirin affect?
Aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding in the stomach, small intestine, and brain. Normally, there is a layer that protects the insides of the stomach and intestine from the acid in your stomach. If aspirin is taken at high doses and for a long time, it can slowly damage this layer. This damage can lead to bleeding.