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Asprin is a common misspelling of aspirin.

What is aspirin (asprin)?

Aspirin (asprin) is an anti-inflammatory pain medication (analgesic) that is used to relieve headaches, toothaches, backache, arthritis, the common cold, menstrual cramps and minor aches and pains, and to reduce fever.

Aspirin (asprin) is used in certain patients to decrease the risk of stroke and to reduce the risk of death and lessen the damaging effects of an acute heart attack. Aspirin (asprin) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Aspirin (asprin) works by inhibiting several different chemical processes within the body that cause pain, inflammation, and fever. It also reduces the tendency for blood to clot.

Aspirin (asprin) should not be given to children or teenagers. Aspirin (asprin) has been associated with the development of Reye's syndrome, a dangerous disorder characterized by disorientation, and lethargy leading to coma.

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