Is Aspirin the Target of a Discrediting Campaign?
STORY AT-A-GLANCE There are many instances in which a perfectly safe and effective medicine has become the target of an unjustified discrediting campaign in order to push newer patented (and hence profitable) drugs to the forefront. Ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine are by now two well-known examples. Long before that, however, there was a concerted effort to discredit aspirin. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) was introduced in 1899 as an alternative to sodium … Continue reading Is Aspirin the Target of a Discrediting Campaign?