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Aspirin

"Aspirin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The prototypical analgesic used in the treatment of mild to moderate pain. It has anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties and acts as an inhibitor of cyclooxygenase which results in the inhibition of the biosynthesis of prostaglandins. Aspirin also inhibits platelet aggregation and is used in the prevention of arterial and venous thrombosis. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p5)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Aspirin" by people in this website by year, and whether "Aspirin" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 127 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2008
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