Bc Arthritis Strength

  • Arthritis/rheumatic disorders

Bc Arthritis Strength Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Aspirin 742mg, caffeine 38mg, salicylamide 222mg; per powder; contains potassium 65mg/powder.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Powder—6, 24, 50


Bc Arthritis Strength Indications


Minor arthritis pain.

Bc Arthritis Strength Dosage and Administration


Place powder on tongue and follow with liquid; or may stir into glass of water or other liquids. 1 powder every 3–4 hours; max: 4 powders/24 hours.


Not recommended.

Bc Arthritis Strength Contraindications


NSAID allergy. Viral infection in children and teenagers. 3rd trimester pregnancy.

Bc Arthritis Strength Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Bc Arthritis Strength Warnings/Precautions


History of asthma or peptic ulcer. Severe hepatic or renal dysfunction. Bleeding disorders. Diabetes. Gout. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Bc Arthritis Strength Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Bc Arthritis Strength Interactions


Potentiates anticoagulants, hypoglycemics, methotrexate, acetazolamide, valproic acid, highly protein-bound drugs. Urinary alkalinizers, antacids, corticosteroids may increase excretion. May antagonize ACE inhibitors, β-blockers, diuretics, uricosurics. Increased bleeding risk with NSAIDs or chronic, heavy alcohol use. NSAIDs increase risk of renal dysfunction. Additive effects with other caffeine-containing products.

Bc Arthritis Strength Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

GI upset/bleed, prolonged bleeding time, anaphylaxis, salicylism.

Bc Arthritis Strength Clinical Trials

See Literature

Bc Arthritis Strength Note

Not Applicable

Bc Arthritis Strength Patient Counseling

See Literature