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Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
liver disease, cirrhosis, a history of alcoholism or drug addiction, or if you drink more than 3 alcoholic beverages per day; kidney disease;
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have: confusion, seizure (convulsions); shortness of breath;
To make sure acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine is safe for you, l your doctor if you have:
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It relaxes muscle contractions involved in a tension headache.
Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer. Butalbital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates. It relaxes muscle contractions involved in a tension headache. Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant.
It may increase your risk of liver damage while taking acetaminophen. Avoid drinking alcohol.
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a history of mental illness or suicidal thoughts; or.
The first signs of an acetaminophen overdose include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sweating, and confusion or weakness. Later symptoms may include pain in your upper stomach, dark urine, and yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.
if you use medicine to prevent blood clots.
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Keep the medication in a secure place where others cannot get to it. This medication should never be shared with another person, especially someone who has a history of drug abuse or addiction. Butalbital may be habit-forming and should be used only by the person it was prescribed for.
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Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
2 325mg-50mg-40mg as needed since Apr 13, 2016.
The combination of acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine is used to treat tension headaches that are caused by muscle contractions.
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If you drink more than three alcoholic beverages per day, do not take acetaminophen without your doctor’s advice, and never take more than 2 grams (2000 mg) of acetaminophen per day.
Consumer information about the medication BUTALBITAL/ACETAMINOPHEN/CAFFEINE - ORAL (Esgic, Fioricet), includes side effects, drug interactions.
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