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  • Aspirin Essay

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    Effects of Low-Dose Aspirin on Lipid Profile Hyperlipidemia is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by an excess of lipids in blood stream, such as the increased serum levels of triglycerides (TG), total cholesterol (TCH), low-density lipoprotein (LDL) as well as decreased levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) (Graham et al. 1996, Xu et al. 2001). Hyperlipidemia, as the major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular diseases, is becoming a major health problem in the world

  • Reaction Paper On Salicylates

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    Salicylates are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents that are widely used as antipyretic, analgesics, and anti-inflammatory products. Variety of prescriptions and over-the-counter preparations contain salicylates, therefore chronic dosing which can cause toxicity is a common emergency problem. Salicylates are weak acids and well absorbed from the stomach and small intestine. Peak plasma salicylate levels occur in 15 to 20 minutes after ingestion of therapeutic doses, whereas with overdose peak serum

  • Isolation of the Active Ingredient in an Analgesic Drug

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    Sasha Thiel 09.10.2012 CH203 Lab Experiment 1: Isolation of the Active Ingredient in an Analgesic Drug Pre-Lab: A. Least accurate to most accurate 1. Beakers (5ml markings) 2. 10ml graduated cylinder (0.1 markings) 3. 5ml vials (0.1 and 0.3 markings) 4. 1ml plastic pipets (0.1 ml markings) 5. 1ml syringes (0.1 ml markings) 6. 1ml graduated volumetric pipets (0.01 ml markings) B. A 1ml graduated volumetric pipet is the best to use if you want 0.15 ml of reactant

  • Patient Case Study

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    The third medication the patient takes is Simvastatin 20mg, she told me she takes this medication for her cholesterol and takes it once a day. Her regular doctor directed her to take a baby aspirin once a day, she said the doctor told her to take it to prevent heart attacks. She takes the baby aspirin at night because she heard that most heart attacks

  • Headaches and Alternative Treatment Options Essay

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    Headaches and alternative treatment options… Almost everyone has experienced a headache in their lives. It is top of the list for most common pains, and possibly the major underlying excuse in your life if you miss something. It may come up suddenly while you are sitting at your desk and working on a challenging task, at a stressful moment, or even at your sleep! You may feel a belt is tightened around your head or can even be a throbbing type of pain. Some of the headaches are periodic and

  • The French Chemist Charles Frederic Gerhardt

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    result, aspirin medicine was licensed on February 27, 1900 (Bellis, 2016). The people at Bayer thought of the name aspirin (Bellis, 2016). It originates from the "a" in acetyl chloride, the "spir" in spiraea ulmaria (the plant they got the salicylic corrosive from) and the "in" was a well known name ending for pharmaceuticals (Bellis, 2016). Thus, headache medicine was first sold as a powder (Bellis, 2016). In 1915, the primary aspirin pills were constructed (Bellis, 2016). To begin, aspirin has many

  • Essay on Drugs and Bronchospasms

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    Aspirin induce bronchospasms prevalence is 0.6 - 44% overall and 21.1% in asthmatic patients and 29.9 % in patients with a previous incident of aspirin induced bronchospasm. 5 The wide range is due to patients without a history of asthma or Aspirin induced asthma being less prone while patients with a history if asthma being more apt to aspirin induced bronchospasms especially patients with asthma and nasal polyps.5 NSAIDs

  • The Pros And Cons Of Ecstasy

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    The thoughts associated with Ecstasy and Aspirin couldn’t be more different. Ecstasy brings to mind images of neon lights and reckless ravers. Aspirin is associated with middle-aged adults wanting to prevent a heart attack. These two drugs affect the body in very different ways. Learning about each drug is important so that you can make healthy, responsible decisions. Ecstasy, or MDMA, is an illegal designer drug that was originally developed by a pharmaceutical company in 1912. In fact, it was

  • The Bayer Corporation Case Study

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    The Bayer Corporation was founded in Friedrich Bayer in 1863. The company’s first product was aspirin and it was widely successful and is still sold today. Their next major drug the company produced was diacetylmorphine, also known as heroin. Bayer trademarked the name ”heroin” and sold the drug as a cough suppressant and non-addictive alternative to morphine in the early 1900s. Now the company is a multinational, pharmaceutical and life sciences company based out of Leverkusen, Germany. They handle

  • Case Study On Metabolic Sacidosis

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    slevel of 14 mmol/L. Additionally, the patient had a sdecreased PaCO2 of 26 mm Hg and an elevated sPaO2 of 92 mm Hg, which scould be compensatory for the metabolic sacidosis. The patient has been taking ssalsalate and aspirin medications, which are common ssalicylates. Salicylate