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EXCEDRIN MIGRAINE
Migraine and headache
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Drug Name:

EXCEDRIN MIGRAINE OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Acetaminophen 250mg, aspirin 250mg, caffeine 65mg; coated caplets.

Company:
Novartis Consumer Health

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Indications for EXCEDRIN MIGRAINE:

Migraine.

Adult Dose for EXCEDRIN MIGRAINE:

≥18yrs: 2 caplets with a glass of water; max 2 caplets/day.

Children's Dose for EXCEDRIN MIGRAINE:

<18yrs: consult physician.

Pharmacological Class:

Analgesic + salicylate.

Contraindications:

NSAID allergy. Varicella, vaccinia in children and teenagers. 3rd trimester of pregnancy.

Warnings/Precautions:

Reye's syndrome. Persistent or unresponsive headache. Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. Asthma. Peptic ulcer. GI bleeding disorders. Liver cirrhosis. Hepatic or renal impairment. Discontinue if signs/symptoms of GI bleed, migraine is not relieved or worsens after first dose, tinnitus, loss of hearing, new or unexpected symptoms develop. Elderly (≥60yrs). Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May potentiate anticoagulants, hypoglycemics, methotrexate. May antagonize uricosurics. Increased risk of liver toxicity and/or GI bleed with ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day or concomitant other drugs containing acetaminophen, NSAIDs. Caution with diuretics, corticosteroids.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/bleed, prolonged bleeding time, urticaria, anaphylaxis; overdosage: salicylism, hepatoxicity.

How Supplied:

Caplets—24, 100, 200

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