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
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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
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Pregnancy happens. Sometimes pregnancy happens when someone already has chronic pain. Sometimes pregnancy happens and causes a painful condition. In both cases, a woman expecting a child may find herself with many questions about the pills for treating pain. This topic is like a giant elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about. Fear can paralyze productive discussion. Coming into the opening turn of this discussion, let's talk about some of the delicate issues surrounding pregnancy, pills, and pain.
Pain and pregnancy are commonly found together in the same unfortunate woman. In fact, one of the most common causes of low back pain is pregnancy-called pregnancy related back pain. As the ligaments relax and the body weight increases during pregnancy, the low back can feel quite a bit of strain. The growth of the abdominal wall stretches the important abdominal muscles that support the low back like a built in corset. All in all, these changes that occur during gestati...
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