Why are buffers added to some aspirin products?

Answer 1

Because aspirin (along with a number of other pain meds) can strip the lining of your stomach giving you an ulcer. Buffers are added to reduce the chemical/acid reaction in your digestive tract, thereby making them safer for you.

Source(s): I have an ulcer and aspirin is right @ the top of my banned list.

Answer 2

Buffer is a solution that resists changes in PH when small amounts of acid or base are added to it.

Answer 3

To keep from irritating the stomach….

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