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Can aspirin lead to liver failure?

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Answered 2008-12-29 20:29:59

YES! Research shows that about 50% of patients who were given Aspirin (also called acetylsalicylic acid) regularly in anti-inflammatory doses have developed mild, dose-dependent reversible liver damage. Note: Regular and heavy consumption of Aspirin will produce hemorrhage.

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