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Percogesic, Backache Relief Pain Reliever, Maximum Strength, 48 Easy To Swallow Coated Caplets

Percogesic, Backache Relief Pain Reliever, Maximum Strength, 48 Easy To Swallow Coated Caplets

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Product Overview


  • Fast Acting
  • Magnesium Salicylate 580 mg (NSAID)*
  • Pharmacist Recommended Ingredients

Uses: Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains associated with:

  • Backache
  • Muscular Aches

*Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (equivalent to 467 mg of magnesium salicylate anhydrous)

Expiration Date

08/01/2025 00:00:00




Drug Facts
Active Ingredients (in each tablet) Purpose
Magnesium salicylate tetrahydrate 580 mg (NSAID)* Pain Reliever
Inactive Ingredients: Croscarmellose, sodium, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, silica, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide.
Magnesium content: 40 mg per tablet.

Suggested Use

  • Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours
  • Drink a full glass of water with each dose.

Adults and children 12 years of age and older: take 2 tablets every 6 hours while symptoms persist.

Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor.


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 a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (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 
  • Right before or after heart surgery.

Ask a doctor before use if 

  • Stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • You have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn, upset stomach or stomach pain
  • You have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
  • You have asthma
  • You are taking a diuretic
  • You are on a magnesium-restricted diet 

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for

  • Gout
  • Diabetes 
  • Arthritis
  • Anticoagulation (thinning the blood) 

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. 

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

Store at room temperature.

Protect from moisture.

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