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Bronchial Asthma 

Acetylsalicylic acid; Acuprin; Alka-Seltzer; ASA; Ascriptin A/D; Bayer; Bufferin; Easprin; Ecotrin; Empirin; Zorprin 

Asthma (AZ-muh) is a chronic disease that affects your airways, which are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways are inflamed (swollen). The inflammation (IN-fla-MAY-shun) makes the airways very sensitive, and they tend to react strongly to things to which you are allergic or find irritating. When the airways react, they get narrower and less air flows through to your lung tissues. This causes symptoms like wheezing (a whistling so...

A drug that reduces pain, fever, inflammation, and blood clotting. Aspirin belongs to the family of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. It is also being studied in cancer prevention.


Asthma as related to Aspirin