Aspirin is used to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and lower fever aspirin originally was derived by boiling the bark of the white willow tree although the salicin in willow bark has analgesic properties, purified salicylic acid was bitter and irritating when taken orally. The form of salicylic acid used in modern aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid, which was first used by chemist felix hoffman in germany in the late 1890s aspirin became commonly used as an over-the-counter medication in 1915.
Aspirin may increase, decrease, or change the effects of many drugs aspirin can make drugs such as methotrexate (rheumatrex) and valproic acid (depakote, depakene) more toxic if taken with blood-thinning drugs, such as warfarin (coumadin) and dicumarol, aspirin can increase the risk of excessive bleeding.
October 17 & october 24, 2012 how is aspirin made this lab is about synthesizing aspirin using a hotplate to heat the reaction it involved vacuum filtration, recrystallization, and comparing the properties of aspirin with salicylic aspirin.
Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) is made by the esterification of the phenolic -oh group of salicylic acid (see reaction scheme 2) the acid is itself made from phenol using the kolb‚ synthesis (see reaction scheme 1. Aspirin is considered one of the safest and probably the inexpensive pain relievers on the market these tablets are manufactured in various shapes the size.
Now, the manufacture of aspirin is highly automated and, in certain pharmaceutical companies, completely computerized while the aspirin production process varies between pharmaceutical companies, dosage forms and amounts, the process is not as complex as the process for many other drugs. Firstly, to produce aspirin in hard tablets you would need to add corn starch and water to acetylsalicylic acid the main ingredient they serve as a binding agent and filler, also with a lubricant binding agents help holds the tablets together, and fillers give the tablets more mass to produce tablets of significant sizes.
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