choline magnesium trisalicylate

Definition / meaning of choline magnesium trisalicylate

A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) belonging to the salicylate family. Choline magnesium trisalicylate inhibits inflammation-related prostaglandin synthesis. This agent’s analgesic effect is mediated through peripheral and central pathways, resulting in a decrease in pain perception; its antipyretic effect is mediated via the hypothalamic heat regulation center.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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