Aspirin, or acetylsalicylic acid (acetosal) is a drug in the family of salicylates, often used as an analgesic (to relieve minor aches and pains), antipyretic (to reduce fever), and as an anti-inflammatory. It also has an antiplatelet ("blood-thinning") effect and is used in long-term, low doses to prevent heart attacks. originally derived from willow bark.
Aspirin. Often used as an analgesic to relieve minor aches and pains, as an antipyretic to reduce fever, and as an anti-inflammatory medication. Also has an anti-platelet or anti-clotting effect and is used in long-term, low doses to prevent heart attacks, strokes and blood clot formation