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Argesic-SA (salsalate) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Argesic-SA (salsalate):


salsalate ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using salsalate together with ethanol. Do not drink alcohol while taking salsalate. Alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding caused by salsalate. Call your doctor at once if you have symptoms of bleeding in your stomach or intestines. This includes black, bloody, or tarry stools, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Argesic-SA (salsalate) drug interactions

There are 400 drug interactions with Argesic-SA (salsalate)

Argesic-SA (salsalate) disease interactions

There are 8 disease interactions with Argesic-SA (salsalate) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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