User:Beetstra/Aspirin

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Beetstra/Aspirin
Aspirin-skeletal.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 50-78-2
PubChem 2244
DrugBank APRD00264
ATC code

A01AD05,X01XX99,B01AC06, N02BA01

Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C9H8O4
C6H4(OCOCH3)COOH
Molar mass 180.16 g/mol
Density 1.40
Melting point 138-140
Boiling point 140 decomposes
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Solubility in water 1
Pharmacology
Bioavailability rapid & complete
oral
Metabolism Hepatic
300–650 mg dose: 3.1–3.2hrs
1 g dose: 5 hours
2 g dose: 9 hours
Excretion Renal
EU, US
Unscheduled(AU)

GSL(UK) OTC(US)

C(AU)
green
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Maintenance categories
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Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid (acetosal) is a drug in the family of salicylates, often used as an analgesic (against minor pains and aches), antipyretic (against fever), and anti-inflammatory. It has also an antiplatelet (“blood-thinning”) effect and is used in long-term low-doses to prevent heart attacks and cancer.