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Excedrin Extra Strength Pain Relief Caplets with Acetaminophen, Aspirin and Caffeine
  • Description

    The combination pain reliever that contains acetaminophen, aspirin and therapeutically active caffeine. (from Excedrin)
  • Nutrition
    Drug Facts
    Active ingredients (in each caplet)0nullPurposesAcetaminophen250mgPain relieverAspirin (NSAID*)250mgPain relieverCaffeine65mgPain reliever aid*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
    Uses  temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
     a cold  arthritis
     muscular aches
     toothache  premenstrual & menstrual cramps
    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 8 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

     take more or for a longer time than directed

    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 liver disease

     stomach bleeding warning applies to you

     you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn

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

     you are taking a diuretic
     you have asthma
    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking
     a prescription drug for diabetes, gout, or arthritis

     any other drug, or are under a doctor's care for any serious condition

    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

     ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs

     painful area is red or swollen

     pain gets worse or lasts for more than 10 days

     fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days

     any new symptoms occur

    These could be signs of a serious condition

    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.
     do not use more than directed

     drink a full glass of water with each dose

     adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 caplets every 6 hours; not more than 8 caplets in 24 hours

     children under 12 years: 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 Extra Strength Pain Relief Caplets with Acetaminophen, Aspirin and Caffeine

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