Salicylates


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salicylates

A group of anti-inflammatory, mildly ANALGESIC and fever-reducing (antipyretic) drugs that includes aspirin, sodium salicylate and BENORYLATE (benorilate).

Salicylates

A group of drugs that includes aspirin and related compounds. Salicylates are used to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and lower fever.
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During the visit, she was counseled on this being early influenza season and the avoidance of salicylate products since the 1980s in children, with the exception of cardiac uses.
Fourth, the data on the role of sodium bicarbonate in the management of salicylate poisoning will be provided.
Animals were randomly assigned into two groups (even numbers GDD and odd numbers GSM): group subjected to the application of aerosol containing diclofenac diethylammonium (GDD: 9 animals for the cutaneous tissue, and 9 animals for the subcutaneous), and group subjected to the aerosol with methyl salicylate (GSM: 9 animals for the cutaneous tissue, and 9 animals for the subcutaneous).
injection of sodium salicylate (200 mg/kg) dissolved in saline (50 mg/mL) or an equivalent volume of saline (control).
A qualitative assessment of the salicylate content of the medicine indicated a 2+ level of salicylate.
Adverse skin reactions are predominated by contact allergy to salicylates, one of the commonest causes of contact allergy in both the general population [9, 10] and in eczema patients [11].
Although the molecular effects of salicylates in modulating inflammatory metabolic processes are thought in principle to be mediated through IKK/NF-[kappa]B signaling, other signaling events may also participate in metabolic effects, including inhibition of cellular kinases (38) or up-regulation of the heat shock response (39).
Metabolic acidosis can also occur by poisoning from ethanol, methanol, ethylene glycol or salicylates. Decreased hydrogen ion excretion is seen in renal tubular acidosis and generalized renal failure.
Salicylates occur naturally in some foods and can cause the same reactions as artificial additives do in children with food sensitivities.
"Continued treatment with a salicylate in a patient who isn't responding can be worse than useless, because 5-ASA [5-aminosalicylic acid] can trigger diarrhea in some patients," Dr.
Consequently this review considered what are the richest plant sources of salicylates, and whether they might be sufficiently biologically active to modify important cellular events associated with the pathogenesis of colon cancer.
The author suggests that salicylates are essential for good health and could be designated vitamin S.