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What are the risks of taking trolamine salicylate?

Few risks are associated with over-the-counter analgesic creams that contain trolamine salicylate. An allergic reaction is possible, but rare. Overdose may occur but is also rare. If overdose happens, you should call an emergency room or poison control center. You may experience undesirable effects if you use the cream improperly by applying it to broken or damaged skin, while pregnant or wrapping it under an airtight bandage.

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