Acetaminophen / Butalbital Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Headache

For the relief of the symptom complex of tension (or muscle contraction) headache:

Acetaminophen 325 mg and butalbital 50 mg or acetaminophen 300 mg and butalbital 50 mg: 1 or 2 tablets or capsules orally every 4 hours.
Maximum daily dose: 6 doses

Acetaminophen 650 mg and butalbital 50 mg: 1 tablet or capsule orally every 4 hours.
Maximum daily dose: 6 doses

Usual Pediatric Dose for Headache

12 years and older:
For the relief of the symptom complex of tension (or muscle contraction) headache:

Acetaminophen 325 mg and butalbital 50 mg or acetaminophen 300 mg and butalbital 50 mg: 1 or 2 tablets or capsules orally every 4 hours.
Maximum daily dose: 6 doses

Acetaminophen 650 mg and butalbital 50 mg: 1 tablet or capsule orally every 4 hours.
Maximum daily dose: 6 doses

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Extended and repeated use of these products is not recommended because of the potential for physical dependence.

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients less than 12 years of age.

Dialysis

Data not available

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