Pain Reliever

Pain Reliever - 1 PAIN RELIEVERS $20 BILLION (N. America)...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 PAIN RELIEVERS $20 BILLION (N. America) 50 Billion Tablets/Year (N. America) ASPIRIN 58 billion tablets/year (worldwide (worldwide) 25,000 scientific papers Willow, Poplar, Beech, Wintergreen, Meadowsweet …. Salicylates Baldness: Fat of snake, lion and hippopotamus Night blindness: Ox liver Crying babies: Poppy juice, Excrement of flies Wound inflammation: Willow leaves Reverend Edward Stone 1763 "Successful treatment of patients with ague with 20 grains of powdered willow bark in a dram of water every 4 hours…" 2 SALICYLIC ACID Analgesic Antipyretic Antipyretic Anti-inflammatory Bitter tasting Stomach irritation Felix Hoffman August 10, 1897 Acetyl Salicylic Acid A CETYL S ALICYLIC A CID World War I (Canada)- Bayer lost patent right to ASA- Bayer kept patent right to the name Aspirin World War I (U.S.)- Bayer lost patent right to ASA- Bayer lost patent right to the name Aspirin- Bayer lost patent right to the name Bayer INFLAMMATION √ PAIN √ FEVER √ INFLAMMATION √ 3 Muscular Pain...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2010 for the course SCIENCE 183 taught by Professor Harpp during the Spring '10 term at McGill.

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Pain Reliever - 1 PAIN RELIEVERS $20 BILLION (N. America)...

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