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Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate

Generic Name: Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate (KOE leen mag NEE zhum trye sa LIS i late)

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Apr 19, 2020.

Uses of Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate:

  • It is used to ease pain and fever.
  • It is used to treat arthritis.

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate?

For all patients taking choline magnesium trisalicylate:

  • If you have an allergy to choline magnesium trisalicylate or any other part of choline magnesium trisalicylate.
  • If you are allergic to choline magnesium trisalicylate; any part of choline magnesium trisalicylate; or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
  • If you have bleeding problems.
  • If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. Do not take choline magnesium trisalicylate if you are in the third trimester of pregnancy. You may also need to avoid choline magnesium trisalicylate at other times during pregnancy. Talk with your doctor to see when you need to avoid taking choline magnesium trisalicylate during pregnancy.


  • If your child or teenager has or is getting better from flu signs, chickenpox, or other viral infections. The risk of a very bad problem called Reye's syndrome may be raised. Do not give choline magnesium trisalicylate to a child or teenager who has or is getting better from a viral infection.

This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with choline magnesium trisalicylate.

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 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?

  • Tell all of your health care providers that you take choline magnesium trisalicylate. 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.
  • This medicine may affect certain lab tests. Tell all of your health care providers and lab workers that you take choline magnesium trisalicylate.
  • If you are 65 or older, use choline magnesium trisalicylate with care. You could have more side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan on getting pregnant, or are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks to you and the baby.

How is this medicine (Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate) best taken?

Use choline magnesium trisalicylate as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • Measure liquid doses carefully. Use the measuring device that comes with choline magnesium trisalicylate. If there is none, ask the pharmacist for a device to measure choline magnesium trisalicylate.
  • This medicine may be mixed with fruit juice just before the dose is taken.
  • Ask your doctor before you take antacids with choline magnesium trisalicylate.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • 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.

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.
  • Hearing loss. This can be long-lasting.

What are some other side effects of Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate?

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:

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 1-800-332-1088. You may also report side effects at

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?

  • 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.
  • Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about choline magnesium trisalicylate, 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.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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