Butalbital, acetaminophen, caffeine - oral

Unknown / Multiple | Butalbital, acetaminophen, caffeine - oral (Medication)


Caffeine helps increase the effects of acetaminophen. Butalbital is a sedative that helps to decrease anxiety and cause sleepiness and relaxation. This combination medication is used to treat tension headaches. Acetaminophen helps to decrease the pain from the headache. ...

Side Effect:

If you take more than the maximum daily amount, it may cause serious (possibly fatal) liver disease. Get medical help right away if you have any of the following symptoms of liver damage:persistent nausea/vomiting, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, severe stomach/abdominal pain, extreme tiredness. Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, shaking (tremor), shortness of breath, increased urination, lightheadedness, dizziness, or drowsiness may occur. ...


Daily use of alcohol, especially when combined with acetaminophen, may increase your risk for liver damage. Avoid alcohol.

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to acetaminophen, caffeine, or butalbital; or to other barbiturates (such as phenobarbital) or xanthine derivatives (such as theophylline); or if you have any other allergies.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...