Aspirin EC is a prescription drug used reduce fever and ease mild to moderate pain caused by conditions such as dental cavities, headaches, the common cold and muscle aches. Aspirin EC may also be used to relieve swelling and pain caused by arthritis.
Under the direction of a doctor, Aspirin EC can be used to prevent blood clots.
Aspirin EC belongs to a class of medicines known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by stopping the activities of a natural chemical in the body that cause swelling and pain. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Aspirin EC to treat children aged 11 years and below.