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User Reviews for Acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine / salicylamide to treat Migraine

Brand names: Exaprin, Saleto Painaid

Acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine / salicylamide has an average rating of 9.9 out of 10 from a total of 8 ratings for the treatment of Migraine. 100% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 0% reported a negative experience.

Acetaminophen/aspirin/caffeine/salicylamide rating summary

9.9/10 average rating

8 ratings from 9 user reviews.

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Doug-H · November 4, 2011

"I have taken other "specialty" migraine medicines with little results. Excedrin Migraine is identical to regular Extra Strength Excedrin. The combination of Acetaminophen/ Aspirin/ Caffeine/ Salicylamide is totally successful in limiting the effects of my migraines. As it is essentially Excedrin with the added Salicylamide, it indicates that the Salicylamide somehow enhances the pain reduction for migraines. For any general headache, I use Excedrin. But as soon as I feel any indications of an oncoming migraine event, I take Acetaminophen/ Aspirin/ Caffeine/ Salicylamide tablets (PainAid, Pain Stopper) and it completely stops any migraine advancement at that point."

10 / 10
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Anonymous · January 2, 2010

"I buy Pain-Aids brand at local Quik-Trip that's about the only place I know to buy pain-aids. A box of 12 packages, with 2 pain-aids in each package is $2.99. They are the best for relieving headaches and other pains. They do not upset my stomach, even on an empty one. I have tried many pain killers, even prescription, and these are by far the best. Easy to purchase if there is a Quik- Trip nearby because I have not found them in Walmart, Kmart or any other drug store. Once I found them at a health food store in Akron, Ohio which was great because I couldn't find a Quik-Trip. It has all 4 ingredients, aspirin, acetaminophen, caffeine, salicylamide. I give the highest rating 10."

10 / 10
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Singing Eagle · Taken for 5 to 10 years · June 16, 2019

"I too discovered this at work by a coworker. Having tried varied meds, even doctor prescribed, sleep inducing drugs that only made me sleepy while still having severe pain, in desperation I tried the PainAid and was delightfully surprised at how fast it worked. However, I’m not sure if the company that supplies the product will be back anytime soon due to changes at work. The ingredient that makes the difference is the salicylamide. I’ve had migraines for over 10 yrs and have tried combining the aspirin/ acetaminophen/ caffeine in various combinations without success. The PainAid was the only thing that worked!"

10 / 10
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sprouls · August 16, 2011

"I cannot say enough good things about this medication. I have suffered from migraines for years. I have taken every over the counter medicine there is to take for migraine pain and beyond. I have also taken prescription medicines that really wipe me out! I got a migraine at work one day and went to our first aid kit to see if they had anything I could take. I found some pain aid and took it, and could not believe how fast it worked! It took my migraine away within 10 minutes! I have referred others to this medication and they have had the same reaction. I can't buy this at in stores in our area but the person who stocks our first aid kit said he can sell it to me. Yay!"

10 / 10
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Susie Q · Taken for 5 to 10 years · January 17, 2020

Painaid (acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine / salicylamide) "My family and I also swear by painAid. We have Quick Trips as a local convenience store in our area and buy them there. We don't even try anything else anymore. PainAid is our go-to migraine med or for any other major pain relief"

10 / 10
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Pain Begone · Taken for less than 1 month · December 10, 2020

"My dad and I suffer from chronic migraines and after trying all OTC medications found at the drug store, none worked. Recently my dad's work started stocking pain aid with salicylamide and he swears by it. This stuff WORKS! I just tried it today after 15 hours into a migraine. 20 minutes later, I'm all better. I had at least another 12 hours of pain to go had on not taken this drug. I cannot express how grateful I am that this was introduced to me."

10 / 10
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Singing Eagle · Taken for 10 years or more · November 16, 2020

Painaid (acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine / salicylamide) "I've dealt with chronic migraine for over 10 years due to a physical condition. After trying different prescription meds from the doctor, PainAid is the only thing that works for me. I've also tried multiple substitutes with no results but the combination in this one works for me every time."

9 / 10
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lilybeth71 · Taken for 10 years or more · November 11, 2021

"Kicks in relief to dampen-down the sharp edges of my migraines, most of the time... And I have *serious* migraine issues. A male friend of mine states it is the only this combination of ingredients that will knockout his headaches and works the quickest in relief from other pains. We have found absolutely nothing to go to combat for us quickly. Of course, I highly recommend this product with the specified ingredients and their measurements. We grab Painaid when we know we are headed into serious pain levels."

10 / 10
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james · Taken for 5 to 10 years · August 18, 2021

"I have sufferd with migraines for years until I found excedrin migraine. I loose part of my sight and I get the auras when I get a migraine then when I take the excedrin it stops the pain in about a half hour and my sight is back to normal in a hour. I have not found anything better."

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