Preparation & purification of aspirin

IB Chemistry: Preparation & purification of aspirin

The photograph of the packet above is an interesting image as each tablet contains 75 mg of aspirin. When aspirin is taken to relieve the symptoms of pain or fever the tablets usually contain 300 mg of aspirin. The 75 mg tablets are commonly prescribed to be taken once a day by people suffering from hypertension (high blood pressure). Because aspirin has the effect of thinning the blood this helps to reduce the risk...

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