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Sedapap (Butalbital / Acetaminophen) - Summary

 
 



SEDAPAP SUMMARY

Butalbital and acetaminophen is supplied in tablet form for oral administration.

Butalbital and Acetaminophen Tablets 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 habit-forming and potentially abusable.


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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Media Articles Related to Sedapap (Butalbital / Acetaminophen)

FDA Approves Device to Help Curb Cluster Headaches
Source: MedicineNet Headache Specialty [2017.04.20]
Title: FDA Approves Device to Help Curb Cluster Headaches
Category: Health News
Created: 4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

FDA Approves Vagus Stimulation Device for Cluster Headache
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2017.04.18]
The FDA has approved a noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation device for the treatment of pain from cluster headache in adults.
FDA Approvals

FDA Clears Noninvasive Device for Episodic Cluster Headache
Source: MedPage Today Neurology [2017.04.18]
(MedPage Today) -- VNS device not approved for chronic cluster headache

Occipital Neuralgia (A Type of Headache)
Source: MedicineNet Headache Specialty [2017.03.15]
Title: Occipital Neuralgia (A Type of Headache)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 3/11/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Migraine Headache
Source: MedicineNet Antiphospholipid Syndrome Specialty [2017.03.13]
Title: Migraine Headache
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Published Studies Related to Sedapap (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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