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  • It is used in medicine under the names aspirin, acetysal, aletodin, saletin, xaxa, &c. It has the same action as salicylic acid and salicylates, but is said to be much freer from objectionable secondary effects.
  • Salicylates are the next safest to quinine of all antipyretics, whilst being much more powerful in all febrile states except malaria.
  • In acute gonorrhoeal arthritis, simulating rheumatic fever, salicylates are useless.
  • In rheumatic hyperpyrexia, where the poison has attacked the central nervous system, salicylates almost always fail.
  • The acid and its salts are antipyretic and were used in Germany instead of salicylates in rheumatic fever.

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