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Who should not use trolamine salicylate?

Anyone who is allergic to aspirin, other salicylates or trolamine should not use analgesic creams that contain trolamine salicylate (Aspercreme, Myoflex and others). Children under 12 years of age should not use these creams without consulting a doctor. You should also check with your doctor before using these creams if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not apply this drug to broken or damaged skin.

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