Atoma Extra Strength Muscle & Back Pain ASA 500mg 18 Caplets
A muscle relaxant and analgesic for the relief of mild to moderate pain associated with muscle spasm such as back pain, tense neck muscles, strains and sprains.
Directions: Adults and children 12 years and older: Take 2 caplets every 4 to 6 hours with a glass (250mL) of water or milk. Maximum daily dose: 8 Caplets. Use only on the advice of a physician.
Caution: Do not take more than the recommended dose unless advised by your doctor. Use smallest effective dose. Do not take if you are in your last trimester of pregnancy. Do not give to children and teenagers less than 18 years of age who have chicken pox, cold or flu symptoms before a physician or pharmacist is consulted about Reye's syndrome, a rare serious illness reported to be associated with acetylsalicylic acid. Do not take if you: are allergic to salicylates, methocarbamol or any of the non-medicinal ingredients in the formulation; are allergic to any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or other pain relievers/fever reducers; have an ulcer or a history of ulcers; are prone to bleeding; have active or severe liver or kidney disease; have a history of asthma induced by salicylates or other NSAIDs (e.g. ibuprofen, naproxen). Stomach bleeding warnings: This product contains a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which may cause severe stomach bleeding. Consult a doctor or pharmacist before use if you: have a history of stomach problems such as heartburn; have asthma, high blood pressure, heart disease, liver or kidney disease, gout, severe anemia or any other serious condition; are taking acetaminophen, anticonvulsants, blood thinners (anticoagulants), diuretics, medication for arthritis, diabetes or gout, methotrexate, steroids, or any other medication; have 3 or more alcoholic drinks per day; are trying to conceive, pregnant, or nursing; are having surgery in 5 to 7 days; are 60 years or older. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Do not drive or engage in activities requiring mental alertness. Consult a doctor or pharmacist if: your pain lasts more than 5 days, or fever lasts more than 3 days, new symptoms occur or if redness or swelling is present. Serious side effects and what to do about them: Stop use and consult a doctor if any of the following occur: an allergic reaction which may include itching, skin rashes or hives; wheezing or trouble breathing, swelling in the face; you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding: feel faint, vomit blood, have bloody or black stools; have stomach pain that does not get better; any loss of hearing or ringing or buzzing in ears. In case of overdose: call a poison control centre or doctor immediately, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
Active Ingredients: Each caplet contains Methocarbamol 400mg, Acetylsalicylic Acid 500mg.
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, FD&C red #3, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, sodium starch glucolate, stearic acid.