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PubChem
Name: Magnesium Salicylate
PubChem Compound ID: 5282387
Molecular formula: C14H18MgO10
Molecular weight: 370.592 g/mol
Synonyms:
Magan (TN); Magnesium salicylate (USP); 18917-95-8; Magan; D00827; Magnesium salicylate; Magnesium salicylate tetrahydrate
DrugBank
Identification
Name: Magnesium Salicylate
Name (isomeric): DB01397
Drug Type: small molecule
Pharmacology
Indication: Magnesium salicylate is a common analgesic and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat mild to moderate muscular pain
Mechanism of Action:
Most NSAIDs act as nonselective inhibitors of the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX), inhibiting both the cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) isoenzymes. COX catalyzes the formation of prostaglandins and thromboxane from arachidonic acid (itself derived from the cellular phospholipid bilayer by phospholipase A2). Prostaglandins act (amon...
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Interactions
Drug interaction:
QuinidineThe antacid increases the effect of quinidine
DexamethasoneThe corticosteroid, dexamethasone, may decrease the effect of magnesium salicylate.
GemifloxacinFormation of non-absorbable complexes
GliclazideThe salicylate, magnesium salicylate, increases the effect of the sulfonylurea, gliclazide.
TetracyclineFormation of non-absorbable complexes
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