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Salicylamide is an analgesic and antipyretic drug, meaning it is used to reduce pain and fever. It is a derivative of salicylic acid and is structurally related to aspirin. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation.

Common side effects of salicylamide include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, and ringing in the ears. It may also cause an allergic reaction in some people.

Brand names associated with salicylamide include: Aspirin, Bayer, Bufferin, Ecotrin, and St. Joseph.

Overdose effects of salicylamide can include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, drowsiness, and ringing in the ears. In severe cases, an overdose can lead to confusion, seizures, coma, and even death. It is important to seek medical attention immediately if an overdose is suspected.

  • salicylamide
  • analgesic
  • antipyretic
  • salicylic acid

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