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Thirty minutes after taking 2 aspirin tablets for a ...
My reasoning was that aspirin and the other 3 are all NSAIDs, and she had an adverse reaction. Acetaminophen is not an NSAID, so she probably won’t have the reaction.
@zelderon But what’s the pathophys here?
This is aspirin-intolerant asthma. Acetaminophen only inhibits COX within the CNS, so doesn't cause the leukotriene shunting that characterizes that disease.