Aspirin Poisoning Facts
Aspirin is a trade name for acetylsalicylic acid, a common pain reliever (also called an analgesic). The earliest known uses of the drug can be traced to the Greek physician Hippocrates in the fifth century BC. He used powder extracted from the bark of willows to treat pain and reduce fever.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/17/2016
Hanan Al Hammadi, MD
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