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Allergies; Allergy/Allergies; Anaphylaxis 

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

An allergy is a immune malfunction whereby a person's body is hypersensitised to react immunologically to typically nonimmunogenic substances. When a person is hypersensitised these substances are known as allergens. The word allergy derives from the Greek words allos meaning "other" and ergon meaning "reaction" or "reactivity". Reactions can vary from the benign runny nose, to life-threatening anaphylactic shock and death.

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.


Allergy as related to Aspirin