Acetylsalicylic acid

Active ingredient description

Acetylsalicylic acid combines significant advantages such as strong anti-pyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory action, that is the measure of comparison with all the newer NSAIDs.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Acetylsalicylic acid
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AD Other agents for local oral treatment
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Acetylsalicylic acid
B Blood and blood forming organs → B01 Antithrombotic agents → B01A Antithrombotic agents → B01AC Platelet aggregation inhibitors excl. heparin
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Acetylsalicylic acid
N Nervous system → N02 Analgesics → N02B Other analgesics and antipyretics → N02BA Salicylic acid and derivatives
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Medicines

Acetylsalicylic acid is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Lithuania

Lithuania

Hong Kong

Brazil

Brazil

Spain

Lithuania

Lithuania

Brazil

ASA

Canada

Ireland

Canada

Canada

Hong Kong

France Netherlands Tunisia United Kingdom

Cyprus

Germany United Kingdom

Austria Cyprus France Netherlands

Australia

Spain

Spain

Hong Kong Singapore

Ireland

Australia

Tunisia

Lithuania

Australia Hong Kong Singapore

Australia Hong Kong

United Kingdom

Ireland United Kingdom

Brazil

Brazil

Canada

Hong Kong

Germany

Lithuania

Austria Lithuania

Austria

Lithuania

Spain

France Tunisia

Canada

Cyprus Ireland United Kingdom

Ireland

Hong Kong

Lithuania

France

Canada

Brazil

Brazil

Cyprus

Brazil

Australia

Austria Lithuania

Austria

Spain

Tunisia

Lithuania

Acetylsalicylic acid is also found within below combination drugs:

ACTRON , ACYFLOX , AGGRENOX , ALICURA , ALKA-SELTZER , ALKA-SELTZER XS , ANACIN , ANADIN EXTRA , ANADIN ORIGINAL , ASCOMP WITH CODEINE , ASCORBISAL , ASKOFENAS L , ASPALGIN , ASPRO CAFEINE , ASPRO GRIPPAL , BEECHAMS POWDERS , CAFENOL , CAFIASPIRINA , CALMADOR , CALMANTE VITAMINADO , CEPHYL , CITRAMON , CITRAMONAS , CLOPIN DUO , CODIS , COPLAVIX , CORISTINA D , CORTAL , CURILEN , DESENFRIOL C , DIASP , DOLMEN , DOLOMO , DOLVIRAN , DORIL , DORIL ENXAQUECA , DUOCOVER , DUOPLAVIN , DUOPLIDOGREL , ENGOV , EXCEDRIN , EXCEDRINIL , FIORINAL , FIORINAL WITH CODEINE , FIORINAL-C , GLYPRIN , INFLUASS , METHOXISAL EXTRA STRENGTH , MIGPRIV , MIGRAFIN , MIGRAINEX , MIGRAMAX , MOLITA , NEOASKOFENAS , NEOCITRAMONAS , NEURALGIN , NORGESIC FORTE , ORPHENGESIC FORTE , PIAX PLUS ASPIRIN , RHINOGRIPPAL , ROBAXISAL , ROBAXISAL C , ROSUASS , SOMALGIN CARDIO , THOMAPYRIN , TRIANAL , TRINOMIA , VIGASPIR , YOSPRALA

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

R16CO5Y76E - ASPIRIN

CAS registry number

34220-70-7 - Acetyl salicylate lysine

50-78-2 - Aspirin

SNOMED-CT

387253001 - Salicylic acid (substance)