Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine Tablets

Name: Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine Tablets

Uses of Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine Tablets

  • It is used to treat migraine headaches.
  • It is used to ease pain.
  • It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine Tablets?

For all patients taking this medicine (acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine tablets):

  • If you have an allergy to acetaminophen, aspirin, caffeine, or any other part of this medicine.
  • If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
  • If you have gotten nasal polyps or had swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat; unusual hoarseness; or trouble breathing with aspirin or NSAID use.
  • If you have bleeding problems.
  • If you are taking another drug that has the same drug in it.
  • If you are taking any other NSAID.
  • If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. Do not take this medicine (acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine tablets) if you are in the third trimester of pregnancy. You may also need to avoid this medicine at other times during pregnancy. Talk with your doctor to see when you need to avoid taking this medicine (acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine tablets) during pregnancy.

Children:

  • If your child or teenager has or is getting better from flu signs, chickenpox, or other viral infections. The risk of a very bad problem called Reye's syndrome may be raised. Do not give this medicine to a child or teenager who has or is getting better from a viral infection.

This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with this medicine (acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine tablets).

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this medicine with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

How is this medicine (Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine Tablets) best taken?

Use this medicine as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
  • Take with a full glass of water.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • This medicine is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the doctor.

If OVERDOSE is suspected

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

Consumer Information Use and Disclaimer

  • If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
  • Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
  • Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
  • Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
  • Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about this medicine (acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine tablets), please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take this medicine or any other medicine. Only the healthcare provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for a specific patient. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine (acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine tablets). It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to this medicine. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from the healthcare provider. You must talk with the healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using this medicine (acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine tablets).

Review Date: October 4, 2017

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