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What is Aspirin

Aspirin, one of the first drugs to come into common usage, is still the mostly widely used in the world - approximately 35,000 metric tonnes are produced and consumed annually, enough to make over 100 billion standard aspirin tablets every year.
Find out how aspirin is made in “The Chemistry of Aspirin”

Aspirin in an ingredient in a large number of propriety analgesic and cold/flu preparations. Doctors now also often prescribe it as a valuable medicine to prevent heart attacks and it is under investigation in a number of other medical conditions such as cancer and diabetes.