Acetylsalicylic acid ("Aspirin") is one of the most popular and well-known drugs in pharmacology.
It is a tool that has an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic effect.
Due to its effectiveness, this drug has become highly prevalent and can be purchased at any pharmacy.
Effect of the drug
Acetylsalicylic acid was the first timeWas synthesized in 1853, and by 1897 the possibility of its medical application was opened. The drug began to spread from 1899, but its analgesic and anti-inflammatory actions were discovered later. By 1983, another useful property of the drug was discovered: a lower risk of death or a heart attack in patients with angina pectoris. Often, "Aspirin" is also used to treat certain diseases in a hospital under medical supervision.
To date, the drug is used inMany countries. Acetylsalicylic acid is added to such drugs as Citramon, Acelisin. Injections are also made from Aspirin. However, despite its useful properties, the drug has its own and negative sides.
A day is allowed to take no more than 4 gramsAspirin. Excess dosage can cause damage to the kidneys, brain, lungs, liver. These risks make the drug dangerous to health. Among other side effects noted increased sweating, tinnitus, hearing loss, numerous allergic reactions.
The drug is prohibited for people who haveProblems with the gastrointestinal tract (GIT). Because of the chemical reaction that occurs when a substance contacts the stomach, ulceration can occur already on the affected areas of the stomach and intestines. The likelihood of ulcers in people who regularly take acetylsalicylic acid is high. The most powerful damage is caused by "Aspirin", sold in the form of tablets. With prolonged admission, such phenomena as gastric and intestinal bleeding may occur. Tablets "Aspirin" should be taken only after eating, pre-shredded and washed down with a large amount of liquid. Abroad, acetylsalicylic acid is released in an acid-resistant shell to avoid drug contact with the walls of the stomach.
With prolonged use of the drug often occursThe phenomenon of anemia, the treatment of which will require constant monitoring of the doctor. Also, cases of allergic reactions to "Aspirin", especially in people who have increased sensitivity to penicillin, are not uncommon. With excessive sensitivity to the drug develops aspirin asthma. It is forbidden to take acetylsalicylic acid in pregnant women during the first 3 months of pregnancy.