Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate Liquid
Generic Name: Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate Liquid (KOE leen mag NEE zee um tri sa LI si late)
Medically reviewed on Sep 5, 2018
Uses of Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate Liquid:
- It is used to ease pain and fever.
- It is used to treat arthritis.
- It is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
- It is used to treat juvenile arthritis.
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate Liquid?
For all patients taking choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid:
- If you have an allergy to choline magnesium trisalicylate or any other part of choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you have bleeding problems.
- If you are more than 24 weeks pregnant.
- If your child has or is getting better from flu signs, chickenpox, or other viral infections.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate Liquid?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol.
- If you have high blood sugar (diabetes), you will need to watch your blood sugar closely.
- If you are taking warfarin, talk with your doctor. You may need to have your blood work checked more closely while you are taking it with choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid.
- This medicine may affect certain lab tests. Tell all of your health care providers and lab workers that you take choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid.
- Do not give to children and teenagers who have or are getting better from flu signs, chickenpox, or other viral infections due to the chance of Reye's syndrome. Reye's syndrome causes very bad problems to the brain and liver.
- If you are 65 or older, use choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid with care. You could have more side effects.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
How is this medicine (Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate Liquid) best taken?
Use choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
For all uses of choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid:
- Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
- Ask your doctor before you take antacids with choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid.
- Measure liquid doses carefully. Use the measuring device that comes with choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid. If there is none, ask the pharmacist for a device to measure choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid.
- To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses.
- Keep taking choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- If you take choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid on a regular basis, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Many times choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the doctor.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Ringing in ears.
- Change in hearing.
- Hearing loss. This can be long-lasting.
What are some other side effects of Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate Liquid?
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
- Belly pain or heartburn.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
- Hard stools (constipation).
- Loose stools (diarrhea).
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
How do I store and/or throw out Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate Liquid?
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
Consumer information use
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about choline magnesium trisalicylate liquid, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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