ARTHRITEN JOINT PAIN RELIEF
magnesium salicylate tablet, film coated Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.
Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.
For the temporary relief of minor aches and pains including the minor pain of arthritis.
Reye's Syndrome: Children and teenagers should not use this product for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's Syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin.
Allergy alert: Magnesium Salicylate may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:
Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take
more than 8 pills in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
with other products containing acetaminophen
3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product.
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you
are age 60 or older
have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
take a blood thinning (anti-coagulant) or steroid drug
take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen or others]
have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
take more or for a longer time than directed.
Do not use
if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or non-prescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
Ask a doctor before use if
stomach bleeding warning applies to you
you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver disease, liver cirrhosis or kidney disease
you are taking a diuretic
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking a prescription drug for diabetes, gout or arthritis
taking any other drug.
Stop use and ask a doctor if
an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
redness or swelling is present.
ringing in the ears or hearing loss occurs.
any new symptoms occur
you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
you feel faint
have bloody or black stools
have stomach pain that does not get better
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
Read all package directions and warnings before use and use only as directed.
Adults: Two (2) tablets every 6 hours while symptoms persist, not to exceed 4 doses (8 tablets) in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor.
Drink a full glass of water with each dose
Intended for use by normally healthy adults only
Persons under 18 years of age should use only as directed by a doctor.
Magnesium content: 30 mg/tablet **Contents sealed: Arthriten Joint Pain Relief white colored, oval (football) shaped tablets bear the identifying mark "ALVA" and a '1" on the reverse side, and are packaged in a bottle with a safety seal under the cap. Do not use if the seal appears broken or if product doesn't match product description. You may report serious side effects to the phone number provided under Questions? below.