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Chemical Reactions in Medicine

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Tobiel Planta

on 8 April 2015

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Transcript of Chemical Reactions in Medicine

Thank You!
Medicine plays a big part in life; it is everywhere
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Synthesis of Aspirin
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INTRODUCTION
by: Tobiel, Cristine, Sophia
Chemical Reactions in Medicine
Whether you are aware of it or not, we are surrounded by thousands of chemical reactions. In our group, we will be investigating chemical reactions in medicine such as aspirin, acetaminophen/paracetamol, and. We will learn about all the different chemicals in medicine and we will also classify the type of reaction it is. All the chemicals in medicine reacts in our body for health purposes.
What chemicals are used in everyday medicine?
C
H
7
NO+
C
4
H
O
2
3
--->
C
8
H
9
NO
2
+
C
2
H
4
O
2
P-aminophenol + acetic anhydride ---> paracetamol + acetic acid
Synthesis of Acetaminophen/Paracetamol
pain reliever (an analgesic)
treats chronic and acute pain
fever reducing (antipyretic)
considered to have a pain relieving potency similar to aspirin and ibuprofen
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H
6
O
3
+
C
4
H
6
O
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--->
C
9
H
8
O
4
+
C
2
H
4
O
2
Acetyl acid (aspirin) + acetic acid
often used as am analgesic to relieve minor aches and pains
Synthesis Reaction
Synthesis Reaction
Medicine in Everyday Life
It is not just used for people, but for animals as well. Without medicine, we wouldn't be able to live a healthy life.
References
Shanbhag (2006).
Synthesis of Acetaminophen.
[ONLINE] Available at: http://rene.souty.free.fr/IMG/pdf/ParacetamolProtocolFLORIDacetaminophen.pdf. [Last Accessed 1 April 2015].
Chemistry of Aspirin.
Bayer Pharma AG.
[ONLINE] Available at: http://wwwchem.csustan.edu/consumer/aspirincons/aspirincons.htm. [Last Accessed 1 April 2015].
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