trolamine salicylate (OTC)

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Brand and Other Names:Aspercreme Cream, Flex-Power Performance Sports, more...Myoflex Cream, Sportscreme

Dosing & Uses

AdultPediatric

Dosage Forms & Strengths

topical cream

  • 10%
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Analgesia for Minor Muscle/Joint Pain

Apply liberal amount topically to affected area and massage three/four times daily

Dosage Forms & Strengths

topical cream

  • 10%
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Analgesia for Minor Muscle/Joint Pain

<2 years: Safety & efficacy not established

>2 years: Apply liberal amount topically to affected area and massage three/four times daily

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Warnings

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity

Cautions

Topical use only

Avoid eyes

Avoid using over large surface area or for prolonged duration, particularly in young children (risk of salicylism)

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy category: C

Lactation: Unknown if excreted in breast milk; use caution

Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek advice of health professional before using OTC drugs

Pregnancy Categories

A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

NA:Information not available.

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Pharmacology

Mechanism of Action

Anti-inflammatory, analgesia

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