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Aspirin. Molecular model of the drug aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid). Atoms are represented as spheres and are colour coded: carbon (blue), oxygen (red) and hydrogen (white). Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is taken as an analgesic (painkiller), antipyretic (reduces fever) and anticoagulant (prevents blood clotting).
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