1. It may increase the risk of hearing loss.
In the March 2010 issue of The American Journal of Medicine, researchers reported that regular use of aspirin—at least twice weekly—upped the risk of suffering hearing loss by 12 percent in men. Those younger than 50 had a 33 percent increased risk of hearing loss. Use of other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or acetaminophen also increased the risk of hearing loss.