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Label Changes for:

Fioricet with Codeine (butalbital, acetaminophen, caffeine, and codeine phosphate) Capsules

October 2013

Changes have been made to the WARNINGS sections of the safety label.

Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)

 

October 2013

WARNINGS

Serious Skin Reactions
  • Rarely, acetaminophen may cause serious skin reactions such as acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP), Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), which can be fatal. Patients should be informed about the signs of serious skin reactions, and use of the drug should be discontinued at the first appearance of skin rash or any other sign of hypersensitivity.
     
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