Bc Arthritis Strength Generic Name & Formulations
Aspirin 742mg, caffeine 38mg, salicylamide 222mg; per powder; contains potassium 65mg/powder.
Powder—6, 24, 50
Bc Arthritis Strength Indications
Minor arthritis pain.
Bc Arthritis Strength Dosage and Administration
Place powder on tongue and follow with liquid; or may stir into glass of water or other liquids. 1 powder every 3–4 hours; max: 4 powders/24 hours.
Bc Arthritis Strength Contraindications
NSAID allergy. Viral infection in children and teenagers. 3rd trimester pregnancy.
Bc Arthritis Strength Boxed Warnings
Bc Arthritis Strength Warnings/Precautions
History of asthma or peptic ulcer. Severe hepatic or renal dysfunction. Bleeding disorders. Diabetes. Gout. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Bc Arthritis Strength Pharmacokinetics
Bc Arthritis Strength Interactions
Potentiates anticoagulants, hypoglycemics, methotrexate, acetazolamide, valproic acid, highly protein-bound drugs. Urinary alkalinizers, antacids, corticosteroids may increase excretion. May antagonize ACE inhibitors, β-blockers, diuretics, uricosurics. Increased bleeding risk with NSAIDs or chronic, heavy alcohol use. NSAIDs increase risk of renal dysfunction. Additive effects with other caffeine-containing products.
Bc Arthritis Strength Adverse Reactions
GI upset/bleed, prolonged bleeding time, anaphylaxis, salicylism.
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