magnesium salicylate-phenyltoloxamine-oral, Magsal, Mobigesic (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: probenecid, sulfinpyrazone, phenylbutazone, "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin, heparin), aspirin and other NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen), acetazolamide, diabetes drugs (e.g., sulfonylureas such as chlorpropamide, tolbutamide), methotrexate. Also report use of drugs that cause drowsiness such as: sleeping pills, sedatives, tranquilizers, anti-anxiety drugs, narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), psychiatric medicines, anti-seizure drugs (e.g. phenytoin), muscle relaxants, antihistamines that cause drowsiness (e.g., diphenhydramine). Check the labels on all your medicines (e.g., cough-and-cold products or pain relievers/fever reducers) because they may contain drowsiness-causing ingredients, or aspirin-like NSAIDs. Ask your pharmacist about the safe use of those products. This drug may interfere with certain laboratory tests, including some diabetic urine testing products (cupric sulfate-type). Inform laboratory personnel that you are taking this drug. Ask your pharmacist for more details. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, excessive sweating, fast or deep breathing, ringing in ears, abnormal behavior, exhaustion, and loss of consciousness.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others. Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g. liver function tests) may be performed to monitor your progress.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use 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-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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