Are there any side effects of magnesium salicylate tetrahydrate?

Magnesium salicylate tetrahydrate may cause side effects such as:

  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • sweating
  • increased thirst
  • trouble hearing

More serious side effects could include:

  • low blood sugar
  • ear ringing
  • blood clotting problems
  • blood in the stool
  • stomach bleeding
  • stomach pain

Other serious side effects are:

  • continuous ringing or buzzing noise in the ears
  • black or tarry stools
  • dimness of vision
  • confusion, lightheadedness, shaking, or hunger
  • unusual bleeding, bruising or weakness
  • deep or fast breathing with dizziness, numbness of feet, hands, and around the mouth
  • restlessness, tremors, or convulsions
  • vomiting of blood or matter that looks like coffee grounds

An allergic reaction to this drug is possible. Allergy symptoms may include hives, itching, a tight chest, breathing difficulty, tingling in your mouth or throat, and swelling of your face, hands, or throat. If you experience any severe side effects, stop taking this drug and seek emergency medical help. If any side effects become severe or persist, contact your doctor.

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