Salsalate Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to salsalate: oral tablets
Side effects include:
Tinnitus, nausea, hearing impairment, rash, vertigo.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to salsalate: oral capsule, oral tablet
The most frequently reported side effects were usually reversible and included tinnitus, nausea, hearing impairment, rash, and vertigo.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, gastrointestinal bleeding[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Hypotension[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Rash, angioedema, urticaria[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Hepatic function abnormal, hepatitis[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Nephritis[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Bronchospasm[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Tinnitus, hearing impaired, vertigo, creatinine clearance decreased[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Anaphylactic shock[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Salsalate (salsalate)." Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Glasgow, KY.
2. "Product Information. Disalcid (salsalate)." 3M Pharmaceuticals, St. Paul, MN.
3. Phillips BB, Joss JD, Mulhausen PL "Blood pressure elevation in a patient treated with salsalate." Ann Pharmacother 36 (2002): 624-7
Some side effects of salsalate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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