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Trilisate Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate)?
- What are the possible side effects of choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate)?
- What is the most important information I should know about choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate)?
- How should I take choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Trilisate)?
- What happens if I overdose (Trilisate)?
- What should I avoid while taking choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate)?
- What other drugs will affect choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Trilisate)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Trilisate)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may include ringing in your ears, severe dizziness or drowsiness, confusion, or seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate)?
If you also take an antibiotic, avoid taking it within 2 hours before or after you take choline magnesium trisalicylate. This medication can make it harder for your body to absorb certain antibiotics.
If you are also taking low-dose aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, do not stop taking it or change your dose without your doctor's advice. Aspirin should be used for cardiovascular conditions only under the supervision of a doctor.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any cold, allergy, or pain medicine. Many medicines available over the counter contain salicylates or NSAIDs. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of a certain drug. Check the label to see if a medicine contains aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, naproxen, or a salicylate.
Drinking alcohol may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Smoking can also increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
What other drugs will affect choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate)?
Ask your doctor before taking an antidepressant such as citalopram (Celexa), duloxetine (Cymbalta), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), or venlafaxine (Effexor). Taking any of these drugs with an NSAID may cause you to bruise or bleed easily.
Many drugs can interact with choline magnesium trisalicylate. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- lithium (Eskalith, LithoBid);
- methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin), or medication used to prevent blood clots, such as clopidogrel (Plavix);
- diabetes medication you take by mouth;
- a diuretic (water pill);
- heart or blood pressure medication;
- medicine to treat or prevent osteoporosis;
- seizure medication such as phenytoin (Dilantin), phenobarbital (Solfoton), or valproic acid (Depakene);
- medicines that contain sodium bicarbonate, sodium citrate, or potassium citrate; or
- steroid medicine (prednisone and others).
This list is not complete and there are many other drugs that can interact with choline magnesium trisalicylate. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor. Keep a list of all your medicines and show it to any healthcare provider who treats you.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about choline magnesium trisalicylate.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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