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Author Rainsford, K. D., 1941-

Title Aspirin and the Salicylates
Published Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Aspirin and the Salicylates; Copyright Page; Foreword 1; Foreword 2; Preface; Abbreviations and Nomenclature; Table of Contents; Chapter 1. History and Development of the Salicylatess; Early use of salicylate-containing plants; Chemical developments; References; Chapter 2. Occurrence, Properties and Synthetic Developments of the Salicylates; Naturally occurring salicylates; Commercial synthesis and properties of the salicylates; Experimental drugs; Conclusions; References; Chapter 3. Absorption, Metabolism and Disposition of the Salicylates; Introduction
Absorption, Metabolism and DistributionAnalytical Methods; References; Chapter 4. Pharmacological and Biochemical Actions of the Salicylates 6; Introduction; Anti-inflammatory effects; Analgesic activity; Anti-pyresis; References; Chapter 5. Side-Effects and Toxicology of the Salicylates; Introduction; Gastrointestinal side-effects; Nephropathy; Hepatotoxicity; Hypersensitivity reactions and asthma; Teratogenesis and pregnancy; Miscellaneous side-effects; Acute salicylate poisoning; Conclusions; References; Chapter 6. Therapeutic Uses of the Salicylates; Introduction ; Arthritic conditions
Analgesia Anti-pyresis ; Thromboembolic conditions ; Perturbed metabolic states ; Other possible uses ; References; Index
Summary Aspirin and the Salicylates focuses principally on aspirin. Topics ranging from analytical chemistry and pediatric medicine, taxonomy and cartels, enzymology and toxicity, to renal functions and rheumatology are also included in this compilation. This book emphasizes that salicylates are polycompetent drugs that influence a large number and variety of biological processes. Their multifactorial actions, in relation to the known therapeutic and toxic effects are clearly described. This text likewise provides a refreshing multidisciplinary approach to aspirins that cover the whole extent from che
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ISBN 1483191990