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

Yes, let your doctor know if you are taking magnesium salicylate. This drug may have interactions with your other medications that you are not aware of. Additionally, this drug raises the risk of blood-clotting problems. If you are expecting to undergo surgery or certain medical procedures, your doctor or dentist needs to know, as you may need to stop use of this drug for several days prior. Also, it is wise to tell your doctor as this drug should not be used under certain conditions, including pregnancy and breast-feeding or if you have heart, kidney or liver disease; and stomach ulcers or inflammation.

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