salsalate

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salsalate

 [sal´sah-lāt]
an ester formed from two molecules of salicylic acid, used in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

sal·sa·late

(sal'să-lāt),
A combination of two molecules of salicylic acid in ester linkage. The compound is hydrolyzed during and after absorption to salicylic acid that, like other salicylates, exerts analgesic and antiinflammatory effects.

sal·sa·late

(sal'să-lāt)
A combination of two molecules of salicylic acid in ester linkage.
Synonym(s): salicylsalicylic acid.