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  • n  a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)

  • One supply house reports that orders for nicotine salicylate from pharmacists rose 17-fold last year--enough to make at least 335,000 pops (up from 19,500 pops in 2000).
  • Sure enough, the salicylate approach reduced sugar levels, but at a high price: side effects included a constant ringing in the ears, headaches and dizziness.
  • The preparation has since been deter mined to contain a salicylate similar to regular aspirin.
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  • Aspirin — good or bad?
    What is aspirin?Aspirin, or acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), is a salicylate drug, generally used as an analgesic (pain relief without anesthesia or loss of consciousness) for minor aches and pains, to reduce fever or as an anti-inflammatory drug.
    March 24, 2014 - Loveland Reporter-Herald

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