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Me-salicylate is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve pain, inflammation, and fever. It works by inhibiting the production of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, pain, and fever.


-Relief of mild to moderate pain -Reduction of fever -Treatment of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis


-The dosage depends on the individual's age, medical condition, and response to treatment. -It's typically taken orally with food or after meals to reduce stomach upset. -Follow the dosage instructions provided by your healthcare provider or as directed on the product label.


-Allergy or hypersensitivity to salicylates or NSAIDs -History of asthma attacks, nasal polyps, or other allergic reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs -Active peptic ulcer disease or bleeding disorders -Severe liver or kidney disease -Pregnancy, especially in the third trimester -Breastfeeding

Special Precautions

-Use with caution in elderly individuals, as they may be more sensitive to the side effects. -Avoid use in children and teenagers with viral infections due to the risk of Reye's syndrome. -Monitor for signs of gastrointestinal bleeding, especially in patients with a history of ulcers or gastrointestinal bleeding disorders. -Use cautiously in patients with impaired kidney function or heart failure. -Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Me-salicylate.

Side Effects

-Common side effects may include stomach upset, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, or ringing in the ears (tinnitus). -Serious side effects may include gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcers, kidney problems, liver damage, allergic reactions, or Reye's syndrome in children and teenagers.

Drug Interactions

-Me-salicylate may interact with other medications, including anticoagulants, antiplatelet drugs, corticosteroids, other NSAIDs, methotrexate, diuretics, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers, and certain antidepressants. -Inform your healthcare provider about all the medications you are taking, including prescription, over-the-counter, herbal, or dietary supplements.

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