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Aspirin

Also known as Aspergum, Empirin, and Ecotrin


Aspirin (USAN), also known as acetylsalicylic acid (/əˌsɛtəlˌsælɨˈsɪlɨk/ ə-SET-əl-SAL-i-SIL-ik; abbreviated ASA), is a salicylate drug, often used as an analgesic to relieve minor aches and pains, as an antipyretic to reduce fever, and as an anti-inflammatory medication. Aspirin was first isolated by Felix Hoffmann, a chemist with the German company Bayer in 1897.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $2.94 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed aspirin to treat coronary atherosclerosis, angina, heart attack, and moyamoya disease.

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