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Chapter 17, Problem 5E
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What are the side effects of aspirin?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The side effects of aspirin are to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Aspirin is an anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce pain and fever.

The original or chemical name of aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid.

Aspirin inhibits the formation of prostaglandin and reduces the release of histamines.

Explanation of Solution

Aspirin has some relatively minor side effects. Due to the acidity of aspirin, irritation can occur in the stomach and sometimes may cause bleeding in the stomach. The formation of blood platelets is decreased and blood clotting initiated...

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