CVS Backache Relief Caplets Extra Strength
For the temporary relief of minor backache and muscular ache pain.
Per Caplet: Magnesium Salicylate Tetrahydrate 580 mg (Equivalent to Magnesium Salicylate Anhydrous 467.2 mg)
Follow dosage below or use as directed by a doctor. Take with a full glass of water every 6 hours; do not exceed 4 doses in a 24 hour period. Adults and children 12 years and over: 2 caplets. Children under 12 years: consult a doctor.
Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this drug for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with salicylates. Alcohol warning: If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take magnesium salicylate or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Magnesium salicylate may cause stomach bleeding. Do not use if you are allergic to salicylates (including aspirin). Ask a doctor before use if you have: ulcers; bleeding problems; kidney disease; stomach problems that persist or recur, such as heartburn, upset stomach or stomach pain. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for: diabetes; gout; arthritis; anticoagulation (blood thinning). Stop use and ask a doctor if: redness or swelling is present; new symptoms occur; symptoms do not improve; pain persists for more than 10 days; ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.