trolamine salicylate (OTC)

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

AdultPediatric

Dosage Forms & Strengths

topical cream

  • 10%

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%

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

For topical use only

Avoid eyes

Ask a healthcare practitioner before use if prone to allergic reaction from aspirin or salicylates

Use only as directed; avoid taking a bath or shower within 1 hr before or after applying; do not bandage tightly or use with a heating pad; avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes; do not apply to wounds or damaged skin

Discontinue use and ask a healthcare practitioner if condition worsens, symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days, redness is present, irritation develops

Keep out of reach of the children; if product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away

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

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy

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Lactation

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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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Images

BRAND FORM. UNIT PRICE PILL IMAGE
Aspercreme topical
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10 % cream
Aspercreme topical
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10 % cream
Aspercreme topical
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10 % cream
Aspercreme topical
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10 % cream
Aspercreme topical
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10 % cream
Mobisyl topical
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10 % cream
Mobisyl topical
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10 % cream
Arthricream topical
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10 % cream
Analgesic Creme topical
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10 % cream

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