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Is trolamine salicylate safe for children?

Children under 12 years of age should not use trolamine salicylate creams without a doctor's direction. These over-the-counter analgesic creams (Aspercreme, Myoflex and others) have not been established as effective or safe in children. Keep this medicine out of children's reach.

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