Bayer Headache

  • Migraine and headache

Bayer Headache Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Aspirin 500mg, caffeine 32.5mg; per caplet.

Pharmacological Class

Analgesic + salicylate.

How Supplied

Caplets—50, 100

Bayer Headache Indications



Bayer Headache Dosage and Administration


≥12yrs: 2 caplets with a glass of water every 6hrs; max 8 caplets/24hrs.


<12yrs: consult physician.

Bayer Headache Contraindications


NSAID allergy. Varicella, vaccinia in children and teenagers.

Bayer Headache Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Bayer Headache 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, or severe skin reactions (eg, skin reddening, blisters, rash) occur. Headaches may worsen if used for ≥10 days per month. Elderly (≥60yrs). Pregnancy (esp. during ≥20 weeks): not recommended. Nursing mothers.

Bayer Headache Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Bayer Headache 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 NSAIDs. Caution with diuretics, corticosteroids.

Bayer Headache Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

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

Bayer Headache Clinical Trials

See Literature

Bayer Headache Note

Not Applicable

Bayer Headache Patient Counseling

See Literature