What is magnesium salicylate?

Magnesium salicylate is an aspirin-like drug used to relieve mild to moderate pain. It is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID). It may be used particularly to treat the pain and swelling caused by osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This drug is available in various strengths, both as a prescription and over-the-counter medication. The brand names this drug may be found under include: Novasal, Doan's Regular, Doan's Extra Strength, Momentum, Keygesic-10 and MST 600. It may also be available under other brand names not listed here.

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