Treatments: Aspirin


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Aspirin: Common pain relief, inflammation relieving, and blood thinning medication
Description: Aspirin (or acetylsalicylic acid) works in part by suppressing the production of prostaglandins, hormone-like substances that have wide-ranging roles throughout the body, such as stimulating uterine contractions, regulating body temperature and blood vessel constriction, and helping blood clotting.1


Count: Aspirin is listed as a: treatment for 46 conditions; alternative treatment for 46 conditions; preventive treatment for 4 conditions; research treatment for 2 conditions.
Aspirin is a type of: Antipyretics (56), Anti-inflammatory drugs (140), Analgesics (126)
Treatments: all treatments

Aspirin as a treatment: The following list of conditions have 'Aspirin' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

A

  • Acute Bronchitis ... aspirin
  • Acute rheumatic fever ... aspirin
  • Ankle sprain ... aspirin
  • Atrial flutter ... low-dose aspirin

    B

  • Back pain ... aspirin
  • Black eye ... aspirin
  • Bornholm disease ... aspirin
  • Burns ... aspirin

    C

  • Canker sores ... aspirin
  • Chronic pain ... aspirin
  • Common cold ... aspirin
  • Common Headache ... aspirin
  • Coronary heart disease ... Low-dose aspirin

    D

  • Dengue fever ... aspirin
  • Diabetes ... low-dose aspirin

    E

  • Epididymitis ... aspirin

    F

  • Fibromyalgia ... Aspirin
  • Flu ... aspirin

    H

  • Headache ... aspirin
  • Heart attack ... aspirin
  • Heart disease ... Aspirin
  • High Cholesterol ... Low-dose aspirin

    I

  • Interstitial cystitis ... Aspirin

    J

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis ... aspirin

    K

  • Knee sprain ... aspirin

    L

  • Lupus ... aspirin

    M

  • Malaria ... aspirin
  • Migraine ... aspirin
  • Mitral stenosis ... aspirin
  • Muscle contraction headache ... Aspirin

    O

  • Orf ... aspirin
  • Osteoarthritis ... aspirin
  • Osteoid Osteoma ... aspirin

    P

  • Paget's disease of bone ... aspirin
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome ... low-dose aspirin
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica ... aspirin

    R

  • Reiterís syndrome ... aspirin
  • Rheumatic fever ... aspirin
  • Rheumatoid arthritis ... aspirin
  • Ross River virus ... aspirin

    S

  • Spinal stenosis ... aspirin
  • Sprain ... aspirin
  • Strain ... aspirin

    T

  • Tension headache ... aspirin
  • Thromboembolism ... aspirin
  • Transient Ischemic Attack ... aspirin

    Aspirin as a prevention: The following list of conditions have 'Aspirin' or similar listed as a preventive treatment in our database:

    C

  • Colorectal cancer ... aspirin

    H

  • Heart attack ... low-dose aspirin
  • Heart disease ... low-dose aspirin

    S

  • Stroke ... Aspirin therapy

    Aspirin as a research area: The following list of conditions have 'Aspirin' or similar listed as a research treatment or other research area in our database:

    D

  • Diabetic Retinopathy ... Aspirin

    R

  • Retinopathy ... Aspirin



    Footnotes:
    1. excerpt from Aspirin - Ibuprofen - Acetaminophen: NWHIC

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