Butalbital, Acetaminophen and Caffeine official prescribing information for healthcare professionals. Includes: indications, dosage, adverse reactions.
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The most frequently reported adverse reactions are drowsiness, lightheadedness, dizziness, sedation, shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and intoxicated feeling.
The infant was given phenobarbital 5 mg/kg, which was tapered without further seizure or other withdrawal symptoms. Butalbital was found in the infant's serum.
This combination medication is used to treat tension headaches. Aspirin helps to decrease the pain from the headache. Caffeine helps increase the effects of aspirin. Butalbital is a sedative that helps to decrease anxiety and cause sleepiness and relaxation.
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2016 First Databank, Inc. Information last revised April 2016.
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Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details. Massage, hot baths, and other relaxation methods can help with tension headaches.
Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist.
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine. You should check with your doctor immediay if any of these side effects occur when taking acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine: If any of the following symptoms of.
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You should check with your doctor immediay if any of these side effects occur when taking acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine:
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Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how the medicine will affect you. This medication may impair your thinking or reactions.
asthma, or a history of severe allergic reaction (sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, wheezing, shortness of breath) after taking aspirin or another NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) such as Advil, Motrin, Aleve, Celebrex, Orudis, Indocin, Lodine, Voltaren, Toradol, Mobic, Relafen, Feldene, and others.
See also: Side effects (in more detail).
Aspirin, butalbital, and caffeine may also be used for purposes not those listed in this medication guide.
Serious side effects may be more likely in older adults and those who are ill or debilitated.
fast or pounding heart rate, muscle twitching;
Aspirin may cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal.
948 medications are known to interact with acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine. Includes Adderall (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine), Ambien (zolpidem).
Approval History Calendar Drug history at FDA.
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
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CSA Schedule N Not a controlled drug.
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