This is another NSAID that helps with pain. It works similarly to ibuprofen, and it relieves inflammation and fevers as well.
It may be a good choice for treating menstrual cramps, backaches, colds, headaches, toothaches, and arthritis.
Its pain-relieving origins go back over 2,000 years. But the aspirin you might have in your medicine cabinet today has come a long way. It belongs in the NSAID class of meds.
It may be a good choice for treating headaches, toothaches, colds, and fever.
Risks: If you take a daily aspirin, wait at least 30 minutes before taking any other NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen), since they can make the aspirin less effective if taken together. If you take the different NSAID first, wait 8 hours before taking aspirin.
Be careful with kids . If your child or teenager has the flu, chicken pox, or any other viral infection, do not give her aspirin. Doing that is linked to Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious childhood illness that can affect the brain and liver.