magnesium salicylate - oral, Doan's (cont.)

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: dizziness, ringing in the ears, weakness, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, fast breathing, confusion, seizures.

NOTES: If your doctor has prescribed this medication for you, do not share it with others.If your doctor has instructed you to take this medication regularly, laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., blood pressure, complete blood count, liver and kidney function tests, magnesium levels) may be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.If you have arthritis, lifestyle changes (e.g., weight loss if needed, strengthening/conditioning exercises) may help improve your flexibility and joint function. Consult your doctor for specific instructions.

MISSED DOSE: If you are taking this drug on a regular schedule (not "as needed") and you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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