Magnesium Salicylate

Category: Anti-Inflammatory



Magnesium Salicylate Overview

Magnesium salicylate is a common analgesic and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat mild to moderate muscular pain. It is also used to treat headaches, general back pain, and certain joint pains like arthritis. It is found in a variety of over-the-counter (OTC) medications, most notably the brand of such medication called "Doan's Pills," as an anti-inflammatory, primarily for back-pain relief. Magnesium salicylate can be an effective OTC alternative to prescription NSAID...

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Magnesium salicylate vs Naproxen

Is magnesium salicylate the same as Naproxen? Thank you ## They can both treat the same conditions, such as pain, and inflammation. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation, and increased risk of bleeding, They are not the same, but they do treat the same conditions. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Will outdated Magnesium pills work?

I have 9 year old Backache Relief pills, still sealed in their original container. The active ingredient is: Magnesium salicylate 580 mg. Would they still be effective?

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fr32 white pill

fr32 on one side blank on the other side medium to large in size white and round. ## I can't be 100% sure, since it's an over the counter product and I can't find an image of the pill or imprint, but these are believed to be a product for back pain, that is commonly found in first aid kits. If that's what these are, then each tablet contains 290mgs of Magnesium Salicylate, 250mgs of Acetaminophen and 50mgs of Caffeine. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and stomach irritation. Read more: Is anyone else familiar with these? ## Backprin is the name and these are held by the company HART Health. This is used to help relieve back pain. This also has same ingredients as Excedrin.

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LNK International

L 522 white oval capsule ## I found this in my box of contact cold/flu......im not sure what it is it appears the same but is not identified as contac on the back. it says manufactured by LNK international, hauppauge NY the tablet is white elongated pretty large.....dosage of two with the number44-338 imprinted on it. back say each caplet contains magnesium Salicylate Tetrahydrate-580mg in foil backed package......what is it? ## Sounds like a Tylenol day time cold/flu capsule ## Please help me. {edited for privacy}. I want to know where I can find this medicine?

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need to know what kind of pill this is?

I found this pill just need to know what it is. Its kinda big oblong white pill with P225 on one side nothing on the other side. What is it ## Hello, Angel! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Pharmaceutical Formulations under the trade name ES Back-Ache and other similar store brand names, they list it as containing 467mgs of Magnesium Salicylate. The FDA classifies it as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, heartburn and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?

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44338 pill

imprinted with 44-338 on the one side, and blank on the other. its oblong shaped. ## This is an over the counter product, that contains Magnesium Salicylate, a generic or store brand of Doan's to relieve back pain. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and stomach irritation. Read more: This tablet contains 50mgs of Trazadone, a generic for Desyrel. This is an antidepressant. Some of the most common side effects include: drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea and headache. Are there any questions or comments?

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white oval with 44 338 on one side

pain pill ## This is an over the counter item, a generic or store brand for Doan's, sold for back pain relief. It contains Magnesium Salicylate. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and headache. Read more here: Do you have any questions?

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LNK manufactured 44-338 white elongated capsule

I found this in my box of contact cold/flu......im not sure what it is it appears the same but is not identified as contac on the back. it says manufactured by LNK international, hauppauge NY the pill is white elongated pretty large.....dosage of two with the number 44-338 imprinted on it. back say each caplet contains magnesium Salicylate Tetrahydrate-580mg in foil backed package......what is it? ## Apparently you have discovered an error in packaging of the medications. This tablet does contain 580mgs of Magnesium Salicylate, this is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory used to relieve mild pain. It is primarily touted to relieve back pain. Is there anything else I can help you with?

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P225

I found a white oblong pill with P255 on one side the other side is blank. That is all the info I have.Thank you for any help! ## I believe it is 467 mg Magnesium Salicylate. Does that sound familiar? ## Yes, this does make sense to me now. Thank you!

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Magnesium Salicylate
  • Tablet: 325mg, 467mg, 500mg, 580mg, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Magnesium Salicylate: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0363-0338 Extra Strength Backache Relief (Magnesium Salicylate 580 mg) by Walgreen Co.
  • 11822-0338 Backache Relief (Magnesium Salicylate 580 mg) by Rite Aid
  • 15127-448 Magnesium Salicylate 580 mg Oral Tablet by Stephen L. Lafrance Pharmacy, Inc.
  • 55741-224 Doan's 580 mg Oral Tablet by Ducere Pharma LLC

Other drugs which contain Magnesium Salicylate or a similar ingredient: (11 results)

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Octyl salicylate
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Methyl Salicylate
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Is trolamine salicylate a blood thinner? ## It is not a direct blood thinner, but it is a salt formed between Triethanol... 1 reply
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