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Percogesic

Medically reviewed on December 14, 2017

Dosage form: tablet, coated
Ingredients: MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE 467mg
Labeler: Medtech Products Inc.
NDC Code: 63029-051

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Percogesic Maximum Strength Backache Relief

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Magnesium salicylate tetrahydrate 580 mg (NSAID)*


*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (equivalent to
467 mg of magnesium salicylate anhydrous)

Purpose

Pain reliever

Uses

Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains associated with

  • backache
  • muscular aches

Warnings

Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or
are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms
should not use this product. When using this product, if
changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur,
consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an
early sign of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.


Allergy alert: Magnesium salicylate may cause a
severe allergic reaction which may include hives, facial
swelling, asthma (wheezing), shock.


Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains a
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which
may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is
higher if you ■ are age 60 or older ■ have had stomach
ulcers or bleeding problems ■ take a blood thinning
(anticoagulant) or steroid drug ■ take other drugs
containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs
(aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others) ■ have 3 or
more alcoholic drinks every day while using this
product ■ take more or for a longer time than directed.

Do not use
  • if you are allergic to salicylates (including aspirin) or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • right before or after heart surgery

Ask a doctor before use if
  • stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn, upset stomach or stomach pain
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
  • you have asthma
  • you are taking a diuretic
  • you are on a magnesium-restricted diet

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking a prescription drug for

  • gout
  • diabetes
  • arthritis
  • anticoagulation (thinning the blood)

Stop use and ask a doctor if

you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:

  • feel faint
  • have bloody or black stools
  • vomit blood
  • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • new symptoms occur
  • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present. These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.

Directions

do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours. Drink a full glass of water with each dose.

Adults and children 12 years of age and older: take 2 tablets every 6 hours while symptoms persist.

Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other information
  • store at room temperature
  • protect from moisture
  • Magnesium content: 40 mg per tablet

Inactive ingredients

croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, silica, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions?

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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

PERCOGIS MAXIMUM STRENGTH BACKACHE RELIEF

48 COATED CAPLETS

PERCOGESIC 
magnesium salicylate tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63029-051
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE (SALICYLIC ACID) MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE467 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
STEARIC ACID 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorwhiteScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize16mm
FlavorImprint CodeBR
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63029-051-481 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
148 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34301/05/2010
Labeler - Medtech Products Inc. (122715688)

 
Medtech Products Inc.

Further information

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