How to Take Aspirin, Butalbital and Caffeine and Dose of Aspirin, Butalbital and Caffeine


Find out how to take Aspirin, Butalbital and Caffeine (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Aspirin, Butalbital and Caffeine


How it should be taken  

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

One or 2 capsules (50mg/325mg/40mg) every 4 hours. Total daily dosage should not exceed 6 capsules.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Hypersensitivity.
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Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This combination medication contains barbiturate, central nervous system stimulant, analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agents, prescribed for relieving tension headaches.  

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of breathing problems, asthma, blood clotting disorders, liver disease, kidney disease, heartburn, gout, growths in the nose, alcohol abuse, certain enzyme deficiencies (G6-PD deficiency), mental/mood disorders, heart disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.
It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise patient may get addicted to this medication.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at room temperature, away from excess heat and moisture.
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