Bayer aspirin is made of the active ingredient aspirin, plus several inactive ingredients, notes the U.S. National Library of Medicine. The over-the-counter medication acts as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and temporary pain reliever for minor aches and pains.
It is no longer possible to buy Bayer Aspirin Extra Strength Quick Release Crystals, which were discontinued in 2010. Generic, chewable baby aspirin is recommended as a safe and widely available alternative.
The recommended dosage of Bayer or other aspirin products for treating pain or reducing fever in adults is 325 to 650 milligrams every four hours as needed up to 4 grams per day, according to Drugs.com. For treating stable angina pectoris, doctors recommend a 75 to 325 milligram dose daily.
A hoax circulating on the Internet claims that Bayer makes its extra-strength quick-release crystals to dissolve under the tongue to deliver a faster effect than tablets when taken during a heart attack, notes Snopes.com. However, Bayer does not recommend the crystals for this purpose.
Bayer produces a large number of products across two broad categories -- health care and agriculture -- which include products such as Aleve, Alka-Seltzer, Yaz and Advantix. Under the health care category, Bayer produces medicinal products for both human and animal applications. Its agricultural pro
Bayer 81 milligram aspirin pills are round, yellow and approximately 5 millimeters in diameter with the imprint "81." Chewable Bayer 81 milligram aspirin pills appear similar, except they are orange with the imprint "Bayer," according to DailyMed. Neither pill is scored.
Aspirin helps to limit the clotting of platelets, which are the cells responsible for blocking arteries during a heart attack. If aspirin is not taken during a heart attack, arteries will narrow down and platelets will clot, causing a blockage of the arteries, thereby effectively cutting off supply
As of July 2015, get a free Bayer Contour Next glucose meter by visiting the Bayer Contour Next website, completing the online form and pressing Submit to receive a printable coupon, instructs Bayer. Present this coupon at any pharmacy along with a physician's prescription to receive a free glucose
The main ingredient in aspirin is salicylic acid, says CNN. Salicylic acid is found in shrubs and plants, such as jasmine, peas, beans and clover along with some grasses and trees.
Aspirin works by preventing the human body from producing prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are natural chemicals with many roles in the body, including sending pain messages to the brain, causing blood to clot and keeping the stomach lining thick and healthy.