Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate, Tricosal, Trilisate
Generic Name: choline magnesium trisalicylate (Pronunciation: KOE leen mag NEE see um TRYE sa LIS i late)
What is choline magnesium trisalicylate (Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate, Tricosal, Trilisate)?
Choline magnesium trisalicylate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Choline Mg Salicylate 500 mg-SID
oblong, yellow, imprinted with SL 528
Trilisate 750 mg
oblong, white, imprinted with P F, T 750
What are the possible side effects of choline magnesium trisalicylate (Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate, Tricosal, Trilisate)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using choline magnesium trisalicylate and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about choline magnesium trisalicylate (Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate, Tricosal, Trilisate)?
This medicine may cause life-threatening heart or circulation problems such as heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term. Do not use just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).
Get emergency medical help if you have chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance.
This medicine may also cause serious effects on the stomach or intestines, including bleeding or perforation (forming of a hole). These conditions can be fatal and can occur without warning, especially in older adults.
Call your doctor at once if you have symptoms of stomach bleeding such as black, bloody, or tarry stools, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
This medication should not be given to a child or teenager who has a fever, especially if the child also has flu symptoms or chicken pox. Salicylates can cause a serious and sometimes fatal condition called Reye's syndrome in children.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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