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Backache Relief (Rite Aid)

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  • Active ingredient (in each caplet)

    Magnesium salicylate tetrahydrate 580 mg (NSAID)*
    (equivalent to 467.2 mg of anhydrous magnesium salicylate)

    *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug 


  • Purpose

    Pain Reliever 


  • Use

    for the temporary relief of minor backache pain 


  • Warnings

    Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product.  When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

    Allergy alert: Magnesium salicylate may cause a severe allergic reaction, which may include:

    • hives
    • facial swelling
    • asthma (wheezing)
    • shock

    Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains 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 (anticoagulant) 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 are allergic to salicylates (including aspirin) or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.

    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 cirrhosis, or kidney disease
    • you have asthma
    • you are taking a diuretic 

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    taking a prescription drug for

    • gout
    • diabetes
    • arthritis 

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
      • feel faint
      • have bloody or black stools
      • vomit blood
      • have stomach pain that does not get better
    • an allergic reaction occurs.  Seek medical help right away.
    • new symptoms occur
    • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
    • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    • redness or swelling is present

    These could be signs of a serious condition. 

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use magnesium salicylate during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. 

    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. 


  • Directions

    • drink a full glass of water with each dose
    • adults: 2 caplets every 6 hours, not to exceed 8 caplets in 24 hours
    • children under 12 years: do not use unless directed by a doctor 

  • Other information

    • each caplet contains: magnesium 50 mg
    • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
    • see end flap for expiration date and lot number 

  • Inactive ingredients

    hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, stearic acid, titanium dioxide, triacetin


  • Principal Display Panel

    RITE AID
    PHARMACY®

    **Compare to the active ingredient in Extra Strength Doan's®

    EXTRA STRENGTH

    pain relief
    backache relief
    magnesium salicylate tetrahydrate (NSAID) 580 mg
    pain reliever

    relieves
    backache
    pain

    48 CAPLETS

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF CARTON IS OPENED OR IF BLISTER UNIT IS TORN, BROKEN OR SHOWS ANY SIGNS OF TAMPERING

    **This product is not manufactured or distributed by Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., owner of the registered trademark Extra Strength Doan's®.
    50844    REV0512A33822

    DISTRIBUTED BY: RITE AID
    30 HUNTER LANE
    CAMP HILL, PA 17011

    IF YOU'RE NOT SATISFIED, WE'LL HAPPILY REFUND YOUR MONEY.


    Rite Aid 44-338

    Rite Aid 44-338


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    BACKACHE RELIEF 
    magnesium salicylate tetrahydrate tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:11822-0338
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE (UNII: 41728CY7UX) (SALICYLIC ACID - UNII:O414PZ4LPZ) MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE 580 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    TRIACETIN (UNII: XHX3C3X673)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color WHITE Score no score
    Shape OVAL Size 17mm
    Flavor Imprint Code 44;338
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:11822-0338-2 6 in 1 CARTON 11/07/1998
    1 8 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part343 11/07/1998
    Labeler - Rite Aid Corporation (014578892)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 832867894 MANUFACTURE(11822-0338)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 038154464 PACK(11822-0338)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 967626305 PACK(11822-0338)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 868734088 PACK(11822-0338)