The unfinished history of aspirin hypersensitivity – in memory of Professor Andrew Szczeklik

@inproceedings{Sanak2012TheUH,
  title={The unfinished history of aspirin hypersensitivity – in memory of Professor Andrew Szczeklik},
  author={Marek Sanak},
  year={2012}
}
42 Salicylic acid has been used since thousands of years as antiph logistic, antipyretic, or pain relief remedy. The formula was mainly concocts of wil‐ low bark or myrtle (wintergreen) oil. A German chemist, Felix Hoffman, when looking for a better substitute of sodium salicylate for his father who suffered arthritis, rediscovered acetylsalicylic acid in 1897. He was fortunate that Bayer company, which he worked for, decided to marked this prod‐ uct around 1899. The origin of the commercial… CONTINUE READING

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