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Phrenilin (Butalbital / Acetaminophen) - Summary

 
 



PHRENILIN SUMMARY

PHRENILIN®: Each PHRENILIN® tablet for oral administration, contains Butalbital, USP 50 mg, Acetaminophen, USP 325 mg.

PHRENILIN® tablets and PHRENILIN® FORTE capsules are indicated for the relief of the symptom complex of tension (or muscle contraction) headache.

Evidence supporting the efficacy and safety of this combination product in the treatment of multiple recurrent headaches is unavailable. Caution in this regard is required because butalbital is habitforming and potentially abusable.


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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Media Articles Related to Phrenilin (Butalbital / Acetaminophen)

Severe Headaches Plague Vets With Traumatic Brain Injuries
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2017.06.21]
Title: Severe Headaches Plague Vets With Traumatic Brain Injuries
Category: Health News
Created: 6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Migraine vs. Headache: Differences and Similarities
Source: MedicineNet Headache Specialty [2017.06.21]
Title: Migraine vs. Headache: Differences and Similarities
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Video Call May Be as Good as Doctor Visit for Headache
Source: MedicineNet Headache Specialty [2017.06.15]
Title: Video Call May Be as Good as Doctor Visit for Headache
Category: Health News
Created: 6/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Headache
Source: MedicineNet Aches, Pain, Fever Specialty [2017.06.08]
Title: Headache
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dehydration headaches: Signs, treatment, and prevention
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2017.05.19]
Headaches are a common cause of pain but what is a dehydration headache? Learn about the symptoms, causes, and how to treat a dehydration headache.

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Published Studies Related to Phrenilin (Butalbital / Acetaminophen)

Sumatriptan-Naproxen and Butalbital: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study. [2011.11.21]
Objectives.- The primary objective was to compare the efficacy of a sumatriptan and naproxen combination medication (SumaRT/Nap-85 mg sumatriptan and 500 mg naproxen sodium), a butalbital-containing combination medication (BCM-50 mg butalbital, 325 mg acetaminophen, 40 mg caffeine), and placebo when used to treat moderate to severe migraine headache pain in subjects who used BCMs in the past.

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.

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