Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Antipyretic medications help to lower the body temperature. This can help to make patients feel better, however it is not always recommended, as the temperature increase can be a natural defense to fight infections.
Anti- inflammatory drugs are particularly good for things like muscle and joint pain, as they not only block out the pain but also target the cause.
Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
5.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
Arthritis is a common condition which causes inflammation within a joint. This can cause a lot of pain as well as difficulty carrying out day to day tasks.
6.Possible benefits in heart disease patients
Aspirin can help to prevent blood clots which can cause heart attacks and strokes. For this reason, it is sometimes recommended that “at risk” patients take it daily. Source: NHS Choices, 2020.