Percogesic Maximum Strength Backache Relief
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For temporary relief of minor aches and pains associated with: backache and muscular aches, back pain due to muscle strain or spasm, muscle stiffness.
Per Caplet: Magnesium Salicylate Tetrahydrate 580 mg (Equivalent to 467 mg Magnesium Salicylate Anhydrous)
Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours. Drink a full glass of water with each dose. Adults and children (12 years of age and over): Take 2 caplets every 6 hours while symptoms persist. Children under 12 years: Ask a doctor. Keep outer carton for complete product information.
Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness. 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. Persons with kidney disease, or persons on a magnesium-restricted diet should consult a doctor before using. Do not use if you are allergic to salicylates (including aspirin). Ask a doctor before use if you have: asthma, stomach problems (such as heartburn, upset stomach or stomach pain) that persists or recur, ulcers, bleeding problems, kidney disease. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for anticoagulation (thinning of the blood), diabetes, gout or arthritis. Stop use and ask a doctor if: product has been used for 10 days; ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs; pain persists or gets worse; new symptoms occur; redness or swelling is present. These could be signs of a serious condition. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. IT IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT NOT TO USE SALICYLATES DURING THE LAST 3 MONTHS OF PREGNANCY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY DIRECTED TO DO SO BY A DOCTOR BECAUSE IT MAY CAUSE PROBLEMS IN THE UNBORN CHILD OR COMPLICATIONS DURING DELIVERY. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.