Who invented aspirin?

Answer Charles Gerhardt first synthesized acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) in 1853 but abandoned it because of the onerous production process. Searching for a treatment for his father's arthritis, Felix Hof... Read More »

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Is it bad to take aspirin every day?

Aspirin is usually taken every day for people who have had heart problems. I wouldn't take it for longer than it says.Usually ibuprofen is good for swelling, but you can't take that every day for a... Read More »

Why can't you have aspirin in a first aid box?

Legally giving some one any form of medication, from a First Aid Kit/Box, especially in the work place could lead to a long drawn out court case. If some one should react too or die from taking som... Read More »

How much aspirin can I give my dog?

The recommended canine dosage for aspirin is 10 mg for each pound of the dog's body weight. Aspirin may be administered to dogs orally twice a day or every 12 hours.Source:Pain and Pain Control in ... Read More »

Can aspirin be used topically?

I don't know if it will help with pain but it is a home remedy for a zit.