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Who should not take Disalcid?

Disalcid should not be taken by children and teenagers who have chicken pox, flu, flu symptoms or who have received the varicella virus (chicken pox) vaccine in the past six weeks because of the risk of Reye's Syndrome (a serious condition in which fat builds up on the brain, liver and other body organs). People on blood-thinning medications, diabetes drugs, drugs for gout or steroids should not take this drug, unless instructed to do so by a doctor. Do not take Disalcid if you have ever had an allergic reaction to salicylates.

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