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Sedapap (Butalbital / Acetaminophen) - 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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Media Articles Related to Sedapap (Butalbital / Acetaminophen)

Migraine vs. Headache: Differences and Similarities
Source: MedicineNet Sleep Specialty [2017.06.26]
Title: Migraine vs. Headache: Differences and Similarities
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Source: MedicineNet Anthrax 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.

Headache behind the ear: Signs, causes, and treatments
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2017.05.15]
A headache behind the ear can be caused by a number of things, including dental problems, nerve injury, and infection. Learn more in this article.

Ice pick headaches: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2017.04.30]
In this article, learn about ice pick headaches and what causes them. Are there similar headache disorders and what is the suggested treatment?

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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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