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Excedrin Migraine Tablets
  • Description

    The first non-prescription medicine approved by the FDA to treat all the symptoms of a migraine. (from Excedrin)
  • Nutrition
    Drug Facts
    Active ingredient (in each caplet)0nullPurposesAcetaminophen250mgPain reliever Aspirin (NSAID*)250mgPain reliever Caffeine65mgPain reliever aid*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
    Uses  treats migraine
    Reye's syndrome:
    Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.
    Allergy alert:
    Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:
     facial swelling  asthma (wheezing)  shock
    Liver warning:
    This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take
     more than 2 caplets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount

     with other drugs containing acetaminophen

     3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
    Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you
     are age 60 or older

     have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems

     take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug

     take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)

     Have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

    Caffeine warning:
    The recommended dose of this product contains about as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. Limit the use of caffeine-containing medications, foods, or beverages while taking this product because too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and, occasionally, rapid heart beat.
    Do not use
     if you have ever had an allergic reaction to acetaminophen, aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer

     with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

    Ask a doctor before use if
     you have never had migraines diagnosed by a health professional

     you have a headache that is different from your usual migraines

     you have the worst headache of your life

     you have fever and stiff neck

     you have headaches beginning after or caused by head injury, exertion, coughing, or bending

     you experienced your first headache after the age of 50

     you have daily headaches

     you have a migraine so severe as to require bed rest

     you have liver disease

     stomach bleeding warning applies to you

     you have a history of stomach problems, such as hearthburn

     you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease

     you are taking a diuretic
     you have asthma
     you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers

     you have vomiting with your migraine headache

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
     taking a prescription drug for:

     anticoagulation (thinning of the blood)

     gout arthritis
     under a doctor's care for any serious condition

     taking any other drug

     taking any other product that contains aspirin, acetaminophen, or any other pain relieve/fever reducer

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

     an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.

     you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:

     feel faint
     vomit blood
     have bloody or black stools

     have stomach pain that does not get better

     your migraine is not relieved or worsens after first dose

     new or unexpected symptoms occur

     ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs

     take more or for a longer time than directed
    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
    Directions do not use more than directed
     adults: take 2 caplets with a glass of water

     if symptoms persist or worsen, ask your doctor

     do not take more than 2 caplets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor

     under 18 years of age: ask a doctor
    Other information
     store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

     read all product information before using. Keep this box for important information.
    Inactive ingredients carnauba wax, crospovidone, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, saccharin sodium, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

Excedrin Migraine Tablets

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