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Is salsalate prescribed to cure tendonitis or capsulitis in shoulder?

I have a tendinitis/capsulitis left shoulder - am controlled DM2 with CKD level 3 - miserable because of shld pain - also a PT - narcotics and ice no help, PCP prescribed Salsalate 750 stating safest of all NSAID in regards for kidneys - (short term use only) do you concur?
Mon, 19 Dec 2016
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I need to be told the scientific name of salsalate. The scientific generic name is important in classification of this drug. I hope follow up with your case.
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Is salsalate prescribed to cure tendonitis or capsulitis in shoulder?

I need to be told the scientific name of salsalate. The scientific generic name is important in classification of this drug. I hope follow up with your case.