See section that is also warning.
This combination medicine is used to treat pain that is moderate fever, and swelling. The pain that is narcotic (opiate-type) acts on certain centers in the brain to give you pain relief. Aspirin helps to decrease the pain, fever, and swelling. Caffeine helps increase the effects of aspirin on pain.
Take this medication by lips as directed by your doctor. Take with a full glass of water (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) unless your doctor directs you otherwise. Do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking this medication. You may take this medication with food if you have nausea. Consult your doctor or pharmacist about other ways to decrease nausea (e.g., antihistamines, lying down for 1-2 hours with as little head motion as possible).
The dosage is considering your condition that is medical and to therapy. Pain medications work best if they are used as the first signs of pain occur. If you wait until the pain has worsened, the medication may maybe not work as well.
This medication may cause withdrawal reactions, especially if it has been used regularly for a time that is long in high doses. In such cases, withdrawal symptoms (such as runny nose, watery eyes, restlessness) may occur if you suddenly stop using this medication. To prevent withdrawal reactions, your doctor may reduce your dose gradually. Consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details, and report any withdrawal reactions straight away.
Though most unlikely, unusual drug-seeking behavior (addiction) is achievable with this specific medication. To reduce the risk of becoming addicted, don't increase your dosage, take it more frequently, or take it for a longer time than prescribed. Use the smallest effective dose. Properly stop the medication when so directed.
When employed for an extended period, this medication might not work aswell and might require different dosing. Consult with your doctor if this medication prevents working well.
Inform your doctor if your pain persists or worsens.
Nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, shaking tremor that is(, constipation, dry mouth, lightheadedness, dizziness, or drowsiness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your pharmacist or doctor quickly.
To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get fully up slowly when rising from a sitting or position that is lying.
To prevent constipation, maintain a diet adequate in fiber, drink plenty of water, and workout. If you become constipated while using this drug, consult your pharmacist for assistance in selecting a laxative (e.g., stimulant-type with stool softener).
Keep in mind that your doctor has prescribed this medication she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of adverse effects because he or. Many people using this medication do not have adverse that is serious.
Tell your physician appropriate away if any of these unlikely but serious adverse results occur: mental/mood changes, fast/irregular heartbeat, increased thirst/urination, hearing changes (age.g., tinnitus), easy bruising/bleeding, signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), heartburn, disquiet when swallowing, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin, change in the quantity of urine, difficulty urinating, unusual tiredness.
Seek instant medical attention if some of these rare but really serious side-effects occur: fainting, seizure, black stools, severe stomach/abdominal pain, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, slurred message, weakness on one part of the body.
This product may cause serious mental/mood changes and very serious (rarely fatal) breathing problems. This product may contain codeine or dihydrocodeine. Codeine and dihydrocodeine are changed into strong drugs that are narcoticmorphine or dihydromorphine) in your body. This happens faster and more completely than usual, which increases the risk of very serious adverse effects in some people. Get help that is medical away in the event that you notice any of the after: slow/shallow respiration, unusual drowsiness/difficulty getting out of bed, confusion.
a very severe reaction that is allergic this drug is rare. However, seek immediate attention that is medical you observe any outward symptoms of a significant sensitive effect, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially associated with the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This might be not a list that is complete of adverse effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your pharmacist or doctor.
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Call your physician for medical advice about side-effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side-effects. You might report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before taking this medication, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any other allergies if you are allergic to aspirin, caffeine, or narcotic pain medications (e.g., codeine); or to salicylates (e.g., salsalate), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g., ibuprofen), or xanthine derivatives (e.g., theophylline); or. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which can cause allergic reactions or other issues. Speak with your pharmacist for more details.
Before by using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: asthma (including a history of worsening breathing with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs), bleeding/blood clotting disorders (e.g., hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease, thrombocytopenia), mind disorders (e.g., seizures, head injury, tumefaction, increased intracranial pressure), breathing problems (e.g., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, sleep apnea), condition of the pancreas (age.g., pancreatitis), heart disease (age.g., irregular heartbeat, recent heart assault), certain enzyme deficiencies (pyruvate kinase or G6-PD deficiency), gout, liver disease, kidney disease, heartburn, growths in the nose (nasal polyps), a specific spinal problem (kyphoscoliosis), gallbladder disease, personal or family history of regular use/abuse of drugs/alcohol, mental/mood disorders, stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., ulcers, infectious diarrhoea, colitis), adrenal gland issue (age.g., Addison's illness), difficulty urinating (e.g., due to enlarged prostate or urethral stricture), underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), recent surgery that is bowel/abdominal.
Before having surgery or certain surgical procedure (such as a heart stress test or a process to restore a normal heart rhythm if you have an unusually fast heartbeat), tell your doctor or dentist that you use this medication and about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
This drug might make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness you can perform such activities safely until you are sure. Avoid beverages that are alcoholic.
This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of tobacco and alcohol, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for belly bleeding. Limit alcohol and stop smoking. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
This medicine contains aspirin. Young ones and teenagers less than 18 years old must not take aspirin whether they have chickenpox, flu, or any undiagnosed illness, or if they have just been given a live virus vaccine, without first consulting a doctor about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.
Children may be more responsive to the medial side effects of the narcotic pain reliever, specially extreme sleepiness, confusion, or breathing that is slow/shallow/noisy. (See also Warning section.)
Older adults may be much more sensitive to the side impacts of this drug, especially stomach bleeding/ulcers, confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, and slow/shallow breathing.
Before using this medication, women of childbearing age should consult with their doctor(s) about the risks and benefits. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you plan to become pregnant. This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby and interfere with normal labor/delivery. Consult with your doctor for more information.
This drug passes into breast milk and may have effects that are undesirable a nursing infant. Therefore, breast-feeding is not advised while using this drug. Consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.
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