Definitions of Bayer

n the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets

Empirin, St. Joseph, acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin
aspirin powder, headache powder
a powdered form of aspirin
Bufferin, buffered aspirin
aspirin coated with a substance capable of neutralizing acid (trade name Bufferin)
enteric-coated aspirin
aspirin that is treated to pass through the stomach unaltered and to dissolve in the intestines
Type of:
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller
a medicine used to relieve pain
a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)

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