Butalbital, Acetaminophen, Caffeine, and Codeine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Butalbital, Acetaminophen, Caffeine, and Codeine?

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• This medicine is used to treat tension headaches.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine may be habit-forming with long-term use.

• Avoid other sources of acetaminophen. An overdose may cause dangerous problems.

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or other medicines and natural products that slow your actions and reactions.

• Limit caffeine (for example, tea, coffee, cola) and chocolate intake. Use with this medicine may cause nervousness, shakiness, and fast heartbeat.

• Be careful if...

 
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