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Equagesic (Meprobamate / Aspirin) - Summary




Each tablet of Equagesic, for oral administration, contains 200 mg meprobamate and 325 mg aspirin.

As an adjunct in the short-term treatment of pain accompanied by tension and/or anxiety in patients with musculoskeletal disease. Clinical trials have demonstrated that in these situations relief of pain is somewhat greater than with aspirin alone.  Equagesic is not intended for use longer than 10 days.

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