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Salsalate 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 (NSAID).

 
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Uses
Salsalate 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 (NSAID).
Notes
  • Do not share this medication with others.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., blood pressure, complete blood count, liver/kidney function tests, salicylic acid levels) may be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects.
  • Consult your doctor for more details.If you have arthritis, lifestyle changes (e.g., weight loss if needed, strengthening/conditioning exercises) may help improve your flexibility and joint function.
  • Consult your doctor for specific instructions.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Overdose
  • Symptoms of overdose may include: ringing in the ears, confusion, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, fast breathing, seizures.

How To Use
  • Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using salsalate and each time you get a refill.
  • If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.Take this medication by mouth, usually 2 to 3 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 30 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 effective dose for the shortest possible time.
  • Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently, or take it for a longer time than prescribed.
  • For ongoing conditions such as arthritis, continue taking this medication as directed.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor or pharmacist.For certain conditions (e.g., arthritis), it may take up to 2 weeks of taking this drug regularly until you get the full benefit.If you are taking this drug "as needed" (not on a regular schedule), remember that pain medications work best if they are used as the first signs of pain occur.
  • If you wait until the symptoms have worsened, the medicine may not work as well.Inform your doctor if your symptoms persist or worsen or if you develop new symptoms.

Side Effects
  • Upset stomach, dizziness, or nausea may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: stomach pain, heartburn, swelling of ankles/feet/hands, sudden/unexplained weight gain, hearing changes (e.g., ringing in the ears, decreased hearing).Stop taking salsalate and tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: fast/pounding heartbeat, change in the amount of urine, easy bruising/bleeding, signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat).This drug may rarely cause serious, possibly fatal liver disease.
  • If you notice any of the following rare but very serious side effects, stop taking salsalate and consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately: dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin, unusual/extreme tiredness, severe stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
  • However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before taking salsalate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib); or if you have any other allergies.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions.
  • Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: aspirin-sensitive asthma (a history of worsening breathing with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs), severe kidney disease.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, poorly controlled diabetes, stomach/intestine/esophagus problems (e.g., bleeding, ulcers, recurring heartburn), heart disease (e.g., congestive heart failure, history of heart attack), high blood pressure, stroke, swelling of the ankles/feet/hands, a severe loss of body water (dehydration), blood disorders (e.g., anemia), bleeding/clotting problems, asthma, growths in the nose (nasal polyps), certain genetic conditions (G-6-PD deficiency, pyruvate kinase deficiency).Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using this medication.This drug may make you dizzy.
  • Use caution while driving, using machinery, or taking part in any activity that requires alertness.
  • Limit alcoholic beverages.This medicine may cause stomach bleeding.
  • Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding.
  • Limit alcohol and stop smoking.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to its side effects, especially stomach bleeding and kidney effects.This medication is similar to aspirin.
  • Children and teenagers should not take this medication if they have chickenpox, flu, or any undiagnosed illness, or if they have just been given a live virus vaccine, without first consulting a doctor about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.During the first 6 months of pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed.
  • It is not recommended for use during the last 3 months of pregnancy due to possible harm to the unborn baby and interference with normal labor/delivery.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.This drug may pass into breast milk and could have undesirable effects on a nursing infant.
  • Therefore, breast-feeding is not recommended while using this drug long-term and in high doses.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you are taking this drug on a regular schedule (not "as needed") and you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
  • Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.This drug should not be used with the following medications because very serious interactions may occur: cidofovir, ketorolac.If you are currently using any of these medications listed above, tell your doctor or pharmacist before starting salsalate.Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: anti-platelet drugs (e.g., cilostazol, clopidogrel), "blood thinners" (e.g., enoxaparin, heparin, warfarin), corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone), certain diabetes drugs (e.g., sulfonylureas such as glyburide), certain drugs for seizures (phenytoin, valproic acid), corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone), cyclosporine, drugs for gout (e.g., probenecid, sulfinpyrazone), drugs for high blood pressure (including ACE inhibitors such as captopril, angiotensin II receptor antagonists such as losartan, and beta blockers such as metoprolol), drugs that affect the acidity of urine (e.g., ammonium chloride, acetazolamide), lithium, methotrexate, oral bisphosphonates (e.g., alendronate), pemetrexed, SSRI antidepressants (e.g., fluoxetine, sertraline), tenofovir, "water pills" (diuretics such as furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, spironolactone).Check all prescription and nonprescription medicine labels carefully since many contain pain relievers/fever reducers (NSAIDs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen) that are similar to this drug and, if taken together, may increase your risk for side effects.
  • Low-dose aspirin should be continued if prescribed by your doctor for specific medical reasons such as heart attack or stroke prevention (usually at dosages of 81-325 milligrams per day).
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.This medication may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including certain urine glucose tests, thyroid hormone levels), possibly causing false test results.
  • Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.

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