Essays Tagged: "Aspirin"

Aspirin

AspirinAspirin may not be healthy for the DIGESTIVE TRACK it can also sometimes cause serious bleedi ... STROINTESTINAL tract. A study director of medicine said the risk of bleeding is directly related to aspirin. She also stated that ¼ of an aspirin is good for a day (about the same amount of a b ... ay (about the same amount of a baby's aspirin). Another thing she stated was that if you are taking aspirin for arthritis it may cause severe bleeding. Late last moth in a journal called Lancet , Lanc ...

(1 pages) 94 3 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Aspirin

AspirinAspirin is a white crystalline substance made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. It is used in ... tic fever, headaches, neuralgia, colds, and arthritis; reduce temperature and pain. The formula for aspirin is CH3CO2C6H4CO2H. Aspirin's scientific name is actylsalicylic acid (ASA). The main ingredie ... d not subscribe it. Hoffmann's employer, Friedrich Bayer and Company, gave ASA its now famous name, aspirin.It is not yet fully known how aspirin works, but most authorities agree that it achieves som ...

(3 pages) 90 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Andromeda Strain- 25 quotes, explinations, and how it has to do with chemistry

w for the virus to survive. The man in the white robe got acidosis because he had taken a bottle of aspirin and had drunk sterna for many days following the accident.2.A. QUOTE: "Every time he looked ... 7.43, any higher it would become more basic and any lower it would become more acidic.8.A. QUOTE: "Aspirin?" "Sure. Works real nice." "How much aspirin did you eat?""Fair bit towards the end. I was d ...

(10 pages) 94 2 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Fear of Science portrayed in Stevenson's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", Well's "The Time Machine", and Shelley's "Frankenstein"

d by the products ofscience. For it is science that gave our society color television, thebottle of aspirin, and the polyester shirt. Thus, science has greatlyenhanced our society; yet, our society ar ...

(6 pages) 121 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Reasons.

line in the 1900's with the advent of alternative drugs.Inject able opiates and other drugs such as aspirin and barbiturates began to replace marijuana. It has been used extensively as a medical remed ...

(2 pages) 80 2 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"What's Legal?"

from tobacco use, 110,640 deaths from alcohol, 30,000 from suicide, 15,000 from murder, 7,600 from aspirin (or other painkillers) yet NO DEATHS HAVE EVER BEEN REPORTED FROM MARIJUANA USE.1 Despite th ...

(5 pages) 68 4 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

An Analysis of the Pharmaceutical Industry using Porter's Five Force model, PEST, BCG Matrix and predicting future prospects.

llow bark. The result is known to chemists as acetylsalicylic acid. To everyone else it is known as aspirin. It turned Bayer, the dye-maker Hoffmann worked for, into the world's first modern drug comp ... These products have a very broad range. They include items such as cold medicine for a common cold, aspirin for a headache, and antacid relief for the stomach.The three above-mentioned groups pursue d ...

(12 pages) 1343 1 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Over-Medication? View on Over-medicating "America"

g as little as a paper cut. As Norman Cousins points out:The king of all painkillers, of course, is aspirin. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration permits aspirin to be sold without prescription, but ... the drug, contrary to popular belief, can be dangerous and, in sustained dose, potentially lethal. Aspirin is self administered by more people than any other drug in the world. Some people are aspiri ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Every Incoming College Freshman Should and Must Be Educated On and Vaccinated For Bacterial Meningitis

om what seems to be a headache. Unconcerned, this student begins the day as any other, hoping a few aspirin will soon alleviate the unbearable pain. By the next day, it becomes obvious that the intens ...

(5 pages) 38 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Torte Law Gregory Langadinos, Plaintiff, Appellant, VS American Airlines, Inc. Defendant, Appellee.

n June 13, 1996 Langadinos boarded an AA flight in Boston, Mass. Bound for Paris. He requested some aspirin from the flight attendant and was ignored while she attended to another passenger in a perso ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A paper on reyes syndrome done for my health class.

pox in children. It can also cause severe brain damage.Reyes Syndrome has been linked to the use of aspirin in the treatment of these viral infections. It is highly recommended that aspirin should not ... age and under who are suffering from the flu or chicken pox.There appears to be no danger in giving aspirin to otherwise healthy children for simple pain or minor cuts or other injuries.What Are the S ...

(5 pages) 37 1 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bayer Co. baby aspirin case

y dilemma that is facing the Bayer AG Corporation is what should be the future plans for Children's Aspirin? The first thing to be considered is does Bayer stay the course, does it completely phase ou ... G has done a great job with the branding of their products and at the forefront of that branding is Aspirin. It is without question the most successful OTC drug in history. Bayer must be careful in an ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case Study Analysis 1: Vioxx and Celebrex

the relief of arthritis pain. They were designed because the existing available medication such as aspirin or ibuprofen was often the cause of stomach ulcers and bleeding. By 1999 Merck and Pfizer ha ... and testing procedures. If Vioxx is taken off the shelves, companies like Buyers and Advil who sell Aspirin and Ibuprofen may experience an increase in sales, as the risk of stomach ulcers is more des ...

(8 pages) 213 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Critically analyse the concept of addiction with reference to drug misuse.

great nineteenth century advances of chemistry created the modern pharmaceutical industry. In 1897 aspirin was discovered which marked as the first ever 'wonder drug.' The new industry soon turned to ...

(9 pages) 99 1 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Preventing 9-11 or A Wanted War?

cruise missile attacks against targets in Afghanistan and Sudan, Which hit a few empty tents and a aspirin factory. President Clinton's attempts to show terrorist America isn't going to stand for the ...

(5 pages) 60 1 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Date Rape Drug

my report on Rohypnol, otherwise known as date rape drug. To the eye the pills look as innocent as aspirin, but the drug has the power to kill. The date rape drug or roofie is commonly used at partie ...

(4 pages) 14 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Self-Sufficiency and Trade/Whether or not it would be feasible for Ohio to stop trading with surrounding states

ton. What about the need of prescription drugs, are we ready to harvest willow bark in exchange for aspirin?Other considerations such as supply and demand would also need to be considered. If we were ...

(1 pages) 390 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Acetaminophen

Taurine powder and lots of Vitamin E might help.Some people alternate the use of other OTC such as Aspirin, which also has other dangerous effects , but hopefully will reduce acetaminophen toxicity. ... as other dangerous effects , but hopefully will reduce acetaminophen toxicity. It is preferred over aspirin because ace doesn't effect blood clotting and interfere with homeostasis. Aspirin Clots too ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Preparation and Recrystallisation of Aspirin

The objectives of this experiment are to conduct the preparation of simple organic compound (aspirin), perform recrystallisation to purify the compound using normal filtration and reinforce the ... of determinating melting point of recrystallised compound.In order to prepare acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), salicylic acid is firstly weighed and acetic anhydride is followed to be added. It is then ...

(2 pages) 34 0 1.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Organic Synthesis: Preparation & Analysis of Aspirin

In this experiment we analyzed and synthesized organic compound acetylsalicylic acid or aspirin from acetic anhydride and salicylic acid. H2SO4 was used as a catalyst to speed up the react ... m acetic anhydride and salicylic acid. H2SO4 was used as a catalyst to speed up the reaction.Theory Aspirin is a one of a least expensive and most useful drugs. From the ancient time people were chewi ... g salix alba to reduce fewer, in a mid 19th century German scientist Gerhardt manage to synthesized aspirin but his report was ignored. Finally Felix Hofman (Bayer Company) manages to reduce side effe ...

(3 pages) 106 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry