How Aspirin works
Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.
Common side effects of Aspirin
Indigestion, Heartburn, Upset stomach, Nausea, Vomiting, Increased bleeding tendency.