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I've used the Wal-Mart Arthricream Rub for some time and recently experienced massive intestinal bleeding and was hospitalized. The bleeding stopped when I wasn't using the Arthricream Rub but lat after I had been out of the hospital for a few months and was using the Arthricream again, I was hospitalized again with internal bleeding. This is annoying and appears to be dangerous to use. ## Trolamine Salicylate is also available under the brand name Aspercreme, because the Salicylate is derived from Salicylic Acid, which is Aspirin, so it should not be mixed with anything else containing the same ingredient, Aspirin, or other NSAIDs, such as Ibuprofen, or Naproxen. It may also interact with other medications that you may be taking. It is also warned that prolonged use, or using i...

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i pulled a muscle in my chest and after several days of real intense pain even after taking tylenol, my wife suggested i go with a topical rub i picked up a tube of equate arthicream rub/pain relieving cream i chose that product because of the price as it contained the same amount of active ingredient 10% trolamine salicylate after awhile the pain did subside enough to allow me to go to work as a waiter, however, i started noticing a metalic like taste in my mouth and on my tongue it went away, however, the next day the same sensations with another application including a painful feeling on my throat like someone hit me across the adams apple my wife also used the product and experienced similar side effects i stopped using the product because the pain went away i would use it again as ...