Basic Drug Info
Drug Name:Butalbital, Acetaminophen and Caffeine
Manufacturer:Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
Other Info:*Trademark of Medical Economics Company, Inc.Manufactured for:QUALITEST PHARMACEUTICALSHuntsville, AL 358118181466R3/08-R2

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Indications and Usage

Butalbital, acetaminophen and caffeine tablets are indicated for the relief of the symptom complex of tension (or muscle contraction) headache.Evidence supporting the efficacy and safety of this combination product in the treatment of multiple recurrent headaches is unavailable.

Caution in this regard is required because butalbital is habit-forming and potentially abusable.
Symptoms -- An indication that a person has a condition or disease. Some examples of symptoms are headache, fever, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and pain.

Headache recurrent --

This product is contraindicated under the following conditions:–Hypersensitivity or intolerance to any component of this product–Patients with porphyria.
Hypersensitivity -- Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen.

Porphyria -- group of disorders characterized by the excessive production of porphyrins or their precursors that arises from abnormalities in the regulation of the porphyrin-heme pathway; acquired porphyrias, which are due to inhibition of enzymes in the metabolic pathway by a drug, toxin or abnormal metabolite, are more common than those which are inherited.


Butalbital is habit-forming and potentially abusable.

Consequently, the extended use of this product is not recommended.

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