Choline salicylate


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Pain and fever 435-870 mg 4 hrly if needed. Rheumatic disorders 4.8-7.2 g/day in divided doses. Buccal Mouth lesions As 8.7% gel: Apply as directed.
Contraindications
Haemophilia, haemorrhagic disorders, gout, history of hypersensitivity to salicylates. Severe renal or hepatic impairment; childn <12 yrs. Pregnancy and lactation.
Special Precautions
Peptic ulcers, errosive gastritis; asthma, allergic disorders; renal and hepatic impairment; dehydrated patients; uncontrolled hypertension; elderly.
Adverse Reactions
GI disorders, fatigue, hypersensitivity reactions, skin eruptions, haemolytic anaemia, weakness, dyspnoea; local irritation (rectally); Reye's syndrome.
Potentially Fatal: Paroxysmal bronchospasm; hepatotoxicity; renal impairment; thrombocytopenia, iron-deficiency anaemia, occult bleeding, leukopenia; mild chronic salicylate intoxication.
Drug Interactions
Increased toxicity of warfarin. Antacids may reduce salicylate effects. Increased risk of GI bleeding when used with corticosteroids.
ATC Classification
N02BA03 - choline salicylate ; Belongs to the class of salicylic acids and derivatives agents. Used to relieve pain and fever.
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