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(aspirin) Capsules


DURLAZA Capsules contain aspirin, which is a platelet aggregation inhibitor, for oral administration. Chemically, aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid. It has the following structural formula:

DURLAZA (aspirin) Structural Formula Illustration

Aspirin is white or almost white crystalline powder or colorless crystals consisting of cubical and squared crystals. It is slightly soluble in water, and soluble in ethanol. When exposed to moisture, aspirin hydrolyzes into salicylic and acetic acids, and gives off a vinegary odor. It has a molecular weight of 180.16 g/mole and a molecular formula C9H8O4.

Durlaza capsules also include the following inactive ingredients: ethylcellulose, povidone, castor oil, tartaric acid, magnesium stearate, colloidal anhydrous silica, and talc.

The capsule shell contains gelatin and titanium dioxide.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/21/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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