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Butalbital, Aspirin, and Caffeine (Butalbital / Aspirin / Caffeine) - Summary

 
 



SUMMARY

Each Butalbital, Aspirin, and Caffeine Capsule for oral administration contains: butalbital, USP, 50 mg; aspirin, USP, 325 mg; caffeine, USP, 40 mg.

Butalbital, Aspirin, and Caffeine Capsules are indicated for the relief of the symptom complex of tension (or muscle contraction) headache. Evidence supporting the efficacy and safety of Butalbital, Aspirin, and Caffeine Capsules in the treatment of multiple recurrent headaches is unavailable. Caution in this regard is required because butalbital is habit-forming and potentially abusable.


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Published Studies Related to Butalbital, Aspirin, and Caffeine (Butalbital / Aspirin / Caffeine)

Butalbital in the treatment of headache: history, pharmacology, and efficacy. [2001.11]
Analgesics containing butalbital compounded with aspirin, acetaminophen, and/or caffeine are widely used for the treatment of migraine and tension-type headache. The butalbital-containing compounds are efficacious in placebo-controlled trials among patients with episodic tension-type headaches.Because of concerns about overuse, medication-overuse headache, and withdrawal, their use should be limited and carefully monitored.

A protocol for butalbital, aspirin and caffeine (BAC) detoxification in headache patients. [1990.07]
The abuse of the combination drug containing butalbital 50 mg, aspirin 325 mg and caffeine 40 mg (or BAC), is commonly recognized by headache specialists as causing headaches. Despite this widespread problem, there is not a published treatment regimen for the BAC detoxification of patients.The other two patients were still BAC free 18 and 14 months after detoxification.

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