Generic Name: MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE - ORAL Pronounced: (mag-NEE-zee-um sa-LIS-i-late) Doans Pills Oral Uses
Magnesium salicylate is used to relieve pain from various
conditions. It also reduces pain, swelling, and joint stiffness from arthritis.
This medication is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
How To Use Doans Pills Oral
If you are taking the over-the-counter product, read all
directions on the product package before taking this medication. Take this
medication by mouth, usually 3 to 4 times daily with a full glass of water (8
ounces or 240 milliliters) or as directed by your doctor. Do not lie down for
at least 10 minutes after taking this drug. If stomach upset occurs while
taking this medication, take it with food, milk, or an antacid.
Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to
therapy. To reduce your risk of stomach bleeding and other side effects, take
this medication at the lowest effecti...
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