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Aspirin: its properties, uses and warnings

Aspirin is a medicine used to treat several medical conditions, including:
Analgesic: Relieves pain without sedation or loss of consciousness.
Antipyretic: reduces fever.
Anti-inflammatory: Treats inflammation if used in high doses.
Also, non-steroidal aspirin; This means that it is not a stimulant which often has similar benefits, but can have unwanted side effects.
Aspirin is also one of the most common medications for treating mild to moderate pain, migraines, and fever. Among the most common therapeutic uses of aspirin are the following:
Menstrual pain.
If aspirin is used to treat mild to moderate pain, it is used alone, but if the pain is moderate to severe, it is often used in combination with other opioid analgesics (Opioid analgesics) and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
He uses aspirin in high doses to help reduce the following symptoms:
Rheumatic fever.
Rheumatoid arthritis.
Pericarditis is a disease that affects the pericardium, that is, inflammation of the heart membrane.
Low-dose aspirin prescribed by your doctor can be used as an antiplatelet medication; To reduce the formation of blood clots, the doctor may prescribe a low dose of aspirin for the following medical conditions:
Coronary artery bypass.
Heart attack.
brain attack.
Coronary artery syndrome.
Atrial fibrillation, which is usually accompanied by a rapid and irregular heartbeat, which leads to a decreased ability to supply the body with blood.
Low-dose aspirin may also be prescribed for people who have a chance of a heart attack or stroke, or to prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer, or for people between the ages of 50 and 59, or in the following cases:
High blood cholesterol levels.
High blood pressure, or portal hypertension.
People with retinal damage, or retinopathy.
People with diabetes for more than 10 years.
Who take antihypertensive medications.
People with a 10% or higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
People who are not at risk of bleeding.
People who are likely to live at least another 10 years.
People who are willing to take the dose for at least 10 years.
Aspirin and children
Aspirin is usually not recommended for use by people under 16 years of age. Because it can increase the risk of Reye’s syndrome, which can appear after infection with viruses.
Warnings regarding the use of aspirin
Aspirin is not recommended for individuals who suffer from the following:
They have peptic ulcers.
Hemophilia (Haemophilia) or any other bleeding disorder.
Who are allergic to aspirin.
Those who are allergic to anti-inflammatory drugs, such as: ibuprofen.
Who have a risk of gastrointestinal bleeding or hemorrhagic stroke.
Who drinks alcohol regularly.
Those undergoing dental treatment or surgery, no matter how simple.
There are some other medical conditions during which one should be careful not to take aspirin, except after consulting a doctor, the most important of which are:
Uncontrolled high blood pressure.
Previous peptic ulcer disease.
Liver problems.
Kidney problems.
Warning: People about to undergo surgery should tell their doctor if they are taking aspirin. Because they may need to stop taking it at least 7 days before the operation.

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