What’s In Those Pills?

shutterstock_70181035We all know the brand names Anacin, Advil, Aleve and Tylenol. But perhaps not much about what’s inside the bottle.

Each of the four brands have a different active ingredient.

Aspirin is the active ingredient in Anacin. It’s part of a class of drugs called NSA IDs. These are drugs that reduce inflammation and fever, as well as relieving mild to moderate aches and pains. (more…)