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Aspirin Overdose

Aspirin overdose can have serious consequences if kept untreated. Aspirin is the third name for acetylsalicylic acid, a substance commonly used in drugs for pain relief. In 1970, British pharmacologist John Vane began studying how aspirin works to relieve pain and reduce fever. Vane and his colleagues found that Aspirin irreversibly inhibits an enzyme called … Continue reading