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How can aspirin work?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Complex: It is a prostaglandin inhibitor and platelet inhibitor which interferes with clotting, reduces inflammation, reduces fever, and reduces pain. Those are its major effects and there are other minor actions as well.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See below: It is a prostaglandin inhibitor and platelet inhibitor which interferes with clotting, reduces inflammation, reduces fever, and reduces pain.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jul 19, 2018
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