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ACETAMINOPHEN; BUTALBITAL is a pain reliever. It is used to treat tension headaches. Compare barbiturate / acetaminophen combinations.
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Prescription Acetaminophen Dose Changes: What You Need to Know

The GoodRx Pharmacist - January 17, 2014

General Overview

What has been discontinued?

All prescription drug products with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen (also known as APAP or paracetamol, and the active ingredient in Tylenol). The FDA has asked that manufacturers limit the amount of acetaminophen in these products to 325 mg to prevent liver injury from overdose.

Some examples of these drugs include Vicodin (hydrocodone/acetaminophen), Percocet (oxycodone/acetaminophen), Fioricet (butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine), and Fioricet with codeine (butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine/codeine). See More

Acetaminophen: Curbing Overdose and Liver Toxicity

The GoodRx Pharmacist - October 11, 2013

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) toxicity has become more of an issue, especially due to the rise of combination products. These include prescription pain medications (such as hydrocodone/acetaminophen, oxycodone/acetaminophen, butalbital/acetaminophen, acetaminophen/codeine and tramadol/acetaminophen) in which acetaminophen is used as a second pain reliever. It is also widely available over the counter, and many over-the-counter combinations that advertise pain or fever relief contain acetaminophen as well. See More

The 10 Most Important Things to Know About Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 11, 2013

Is acetaminophen (Tylenol) a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

For a medication so widely available and so effective, there is a dark side to acetaminophen. Here are 10 things about acetaminophen that may shock you:

1.  Many underestimate its toxicity. In a recent survey of 500 people, 46% reported ingesting excessive amounts because they misunderstood dosing directions or failed to recognize that acetaminophen is found in more than one medication they are using. See More

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