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Nuprin Backache

Generic name: magnesium salicylate [mag-NEE-zee-um-sa-LIS-i-late]
The brand names are Doans Pills Extra Strength and MST Nuprin Backache.
The class of drugs: salicylates

What is Nuprin Backache?

Nuprin Backache is an anti-inflammatory nonsteroidal drug (NSAID) within a class of medicines known as salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). Nuprin Backache can be utilized to offer temporary relief from backache. Nuprin Backache could be used for other purposes that are not mentioned in this guide.

Seek medical attention immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as runny nose, sneezing, or nasal congestion; wheezing, difficulty breathing, or hives; swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Nuprin backache could result in severe adverse effects. Take a break from nuprin backache immediately and contact your doctor right away. If you suffer from:

  • New signs, like swelling or redness.
  • Ringing in your ears; hearing loss;
  • Feeling lightheaded, like you're about to pass out.
  • New or worsening stomach pain new or worsening stomach pain
  • The stool is bloody or tarry and coughs up blood or vomit that resembles coffee grounds.

More minor side effects might be more likely, and there may be no side effects whatsoever. This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Aspirin, prednisone, acetaminophen, tramadol, naproxen, oxycodone, and tylenol


Nuprin backache can increase the chance of suffering a death from cardiovascular attack as well as stroke. Avoid using this medication immediately prior to or after the heart bypass surgery (coronary bypass grafts for the artery, also known as CABG). This medication can also trigger stomach or intestinal bleeding, which could be fatal. Don't give this medication to a teenager or child who has flu, fever, or chickenpox symptoms.

Before you take this drug

Nuprin backache may increase your chances of having a fatal heart attack or stroke, even if you possess any risks. Avoid using Nuprin Backache prior to or following coronary bypass surgeries (coronary bypass grafts (CABG)).

Nuprin backache can cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which could be fatal. These issues can happen at any time while taking this medicine and are more common for older people. It is not recommended to take this medicine if your body is allergic to aspirin or any other salicylates.

Consult a physician before giving the medicine to children who are younger than 12. Don't use this drug on a child or teen who has a fever, flu symptoms, or chickenpox. Salicylates can cause Reye's syndrome, which is a grave and often fatal condition for children.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist to determine if this medication is suitable for you if you previously had:

  • Bleeding issues;
  • Heartburn, stomach ulcers, or stomach bleedin
  • Asthma;
  • Heart disease, high blood pressure;
  • Liver disease, cirrhosis, or if you consume more than three alcohol-based drinks daily,
  • Kidney disease;
  • Arthritis, gout, or
  • Diabetes.

Talk to your doctor prior to taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding or pregnant. If you're pregnant and are taking this medication, unless your physician recommends it, Taking an NSAID in the last 20 weeks before the birth could result in serious kidney or heart problems for the unborn baby and possibly complications related to the pregnancy.

How to take Nuprin?

Follow exactly the instructions on the label or as recommended by your physician. Consume this medicine along with drinking a bottle of water. Drink with food if the medication causes stomach upset. Contact your physician if your symptoms become worse or if you are still experiencing discomfort within 10 days. Inform your doctor if there is an illness that lasts more than three days or if there is any swelling or redness.

If you require an operation or dental surgery, inform the dentist or surgeon prior to the time of surgery or dental work that you're using Nuprin Backache. It is possible that you will need to stop taking the medication for a brief period of time. Place it in a cool, dry place free of heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Because Nuprin Backache is prescribed in the event of need, you might not be on a dose schedule. Do not miss any doses when it's time to get the next dose. Don't take two doses in one go.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention immediately, or contact us for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. A high dose of magnesium salicylate may cause death.

What should be avoided?

Avoid alcohol. Alcohol consumption can increase the chance of bleeding from your stomach.

Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to taking other medications for the treatment of pain, swelling, fever, and/or flu symptoms. These medicines may contain ingredients that are similar to those in the Nuprin Influenza (such as aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, and naproxen).

Interaction with other drugs

Consult a physician or pharmacist about whether it is appropriate for you to take Nuprin Backache if you are also taking:

  • Medicines to treat gout and arthritis
  • Insulin, oral diabetes medicine, or
  • Other nsaids (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs): aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve), as well as celecoxib, diclofenac (indomethacin), meloxicam, and many others;
  • A blood thinner—Warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven;