Percogesic Backache Relief Pain Reliever Caplets Maximum Strength - 48 CT
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Other information: Store at room temperature. Protect from moisture. Magnesium content: 40mg per caplet. Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours. Drink a full glass of water with each dose. Adults and children 12 years of age and older: take 2 caplets every 6 hours while symptoms persist. Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor.
DescriptionPercogesic® Maximum Strength Backache Relief Pain Reliever Caplets. Magnesium salicylate 580mg/(NSAID)*. 48 coated caplets.
Other DescriptionA Prestige Brands Company. Uses: Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains associated with: Backache. Muscular aches. Keep outer carton for complete product information. Questions? 1-800-443-4908. ©2011 Medtech Products Inc.
IngredientsActive Ingredient (in each Caplet) - Purpose. Magnesium Salicylate Tetrahydrate 580mg (NSAID)* - Analgesic (Pain Reliever). *Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (Equivalent to 467mg of Magnesium Salicylate Anhydrous). Inactive Ingredients: Carnauba Wax, Hypromellose, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) 400, Stearic Acid, Titanium Dioxide.
WarningsTamper evident: do not use if imprinted safety seal under cap is broken or missing.
Reye's syndrome: children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.
Allergy alert: magnesium salicylate may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include hives, facial swelling, asthma (wheezing), shock.
Stomach bleeding warning: this product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause severe stomach bleeding.
The chance is higher if you:
Are age 60 or older.
Have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems.
Take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug.
Take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others).
Have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product.
Take more or for a longer time than directed.
Alcohol warning: if you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take magnesium salicylate or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Magnesium salicylate may cause stomach bleeding.
Do not use:
If you are allergic to salicylates (including aspirin).
If you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer.
Right before or after heart surgery.
Ask a doctor before use if:
Stomach bleeding warning applies to you.
You have a history of stomach problems such as heartburn.
You have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease.
You are taking a diuretic.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
You experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
Have bloody or black stools.
Have stomach pain that does not get better. These are signs of stomach bleeding. These could be signs of a serious condition.
As with any drug, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, seek the advice of a healthcare professional before using this product.
Keep out of the reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.
DistributorMedtech Products Inc
Irvington, NY 10533