BACKACHE RELIEF- magnesium salicylate tablet, film coated 
CVS Pharmacy

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CVS 44-338

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Magnesium salicylate
tetrahydrate 580 mg (NSAID)*
(equivalent to 467.2 mg of anhydrous magnesium salicylate)
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug 

Purpose

Pain Reliever 

Use

for the temporary relief of minor backache pain

Warnings

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:

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you:

Do not use

if you are allergic to salicylates (including aspirin) or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.

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 have asthma
  • you are taking a diuretic 

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking a prescription drug for

  • gout
  • diabetes
  • arthritis 

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
    • feel faint
    • have bloody or black stools
    • vomit blood
    • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • new symptoms occur
  • redness or swelling is present
  • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days

These could be signs of a serious condition. 

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use magnesium salicylate during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. 

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away. 

Directions

Other information

Inactive ingredients

hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, stearic acid, titanium dioxide, triacetin

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Compare to the active
ingredient in Extra Strength Doan's®

NDC 59779-338-08 

EXTRA STRENGTH
Backache Relief
MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE
TETRAHYDRATE (NSAID)
Pain reliever

Relieves backache pain

 Actual Size

24 ANALGESIC CAPLETS

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF
CARTON IS OPENED OR IF BLISTER
UNIT IS TORN, BROKEN, OR SHOWS
ANY SIGNS OF TAMPERING

This product is not manufactured or distributed by Novartis
Consumer Health, Inc., owner of the registered trademark Extra
Strength Doan's®.
50844           ORG051233808

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CVS 44-338

CVS 44-338

BACKACHE RELIEF 
magnesium salicylate tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-338
Route of AdministrationORAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE (UNII: 41728CY7UX) (SALICYLIC ACID - UNII:O414PZ4LPZ) MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE580 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
TRIACETIN (UNII: XHX3C3X673)  
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize17mm
FlavorImprint Code 44;338
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:59779-338-083 in 1 CARTON11/07/199812/21/2021
18 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34311/07/199812/21/2021
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(59779-338)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(59779-338)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
LNK International, Inc.868734088PACK(59779-338)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
LNK International, Inc.967626305PACK(59779-338)

Revised: 10/2019
Document Id: f547861e-f4f6-4d13-8f2f-14caad0c8687
Set id: 481c4aff-2e5d-cf16-5ad8-6e47b6753029
Version: 8
Effective Time: 20191010
 
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