Acetaminophen / Caffeine / Isometheptene Mucate Dosage
Applies to the following strength(s): 325 mg-20 mg-65 mg ; 500 mg-20 mg-130 mg ; 325 mg-100 mg-65 mg
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Usual Adult Dose for Headache
Migraine headache: 2 capsules or caplets at once orally, followed by one capsule or caplet every hour until relieved, up to 5 capsules or caplets within a 12 hour period
Tension headache: 1 to 2 capsules or caplets every 4 hours, up to 8 capsules or caplets a day
Renal Dose Adjustments
Data not available
Liver Dose Adjustments
Use with caution in patients with mild or moderated liver disease. Chronic use of acetaminophen is not recommended in patients with liver disease.
Contraindicated in patients with severe renal or hepatic dysfunction.
Patients who consume three or more alcohol containing drinks per day should be informed to consult with their physician for advice on when and how to take acetaminophen. Chronic, heavy alcohol users may be at increased risk of liver damage when taking more than recommended dosages.
Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant and in cases of caffeine overdose, seizures have been reported.
Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).
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