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Should I let my doctor know I am taking trolamine salicylate?

You should always tell your doctor about any medications that you use, including trolamine salicylate creams such as Aspercreme and Myoflex. Although these over-the-counter analgesic creams are not likely to cause side effects or drug interactions, such effects can occur. You may also need a doctor's advice if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to use trolamine salicylate on a child under age 12 years of age.

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