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Headache Relief Extra Strength

Medically reviewed on June 11, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 250mg, ASPIRIN 250mg, CAFFEINE 65mg
Labeler: Walgreen Company
NDC Code: 0363-0159

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Walgreens 44-159B

Active ingredients (in each tablet)

Acetaminophen 250 mg
Aspirin 250 mg (NSAID)*
Caffeine 65 mg

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purpose

Pain reliever
Pain reliever
Pain reliever aid

Uses
  • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
    • toothache
    • arthritis
    • a cold 
    • headache
    • muscular aches
    • premenstrual and menstrual cramps

Warnings

Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction, which may include:

  • hives
  • shock
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)

Allergy alert: Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • skin reddening
  • blisters
  • rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • more than 4,000 mg in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you:

  • are age 60 or older
  • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others]
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • take more or for a longer time than directed

Caffeine warning: The recommended dose of this product contains about as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. Limit the use of caffeine-containing medications, foods, or beverages while taking this product because too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and, occasionally, rapid heartbeat.

Do not use
  • if you ever had an allergic reaction to acetaminophen, aspirin, or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

Ask a doctor before use if
  • you have liver disease
  • stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
  • you are taking a diuretic
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis or kidney disease
  • you have asthma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
  • taking a prescription drug for diabetes, gout, or arthritis
  • taking any other drug or are under a doctor's care for any serious condition

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
    • feel faint
    • vomit blood
    • have bloody or black stools
    • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • any new symptoms appear
  • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
  • pain gets worse or lasts for more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days
  • painful area is red or swollen

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • do not use more than directed
  • drink a full glass of water with each dose
  • adults and children 12 years and over
    • take 2 tablets every 6 hours
    • do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other information
  • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
  • see end flap for expiration date and lot number

Inactive ingredients

corn starch, crospovidone, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, propylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

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EXTRA STRENGTH
Headache
Relief
Acetaminophen
/ Aspirin (NSAID) / Caffeine /
Pain Reliever / Pain Reliever Aid

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Walgreens 44-159B

HEADACHE RELIEF  EXTRA STRENGTH
acetaminophen, aspirin, caffeine tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-0159
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN250 mg
ASPIRIN (ASPIRIN) ASPIRIN250 mg
CAFFEINE (CAFFEINE) CAFFEINE65 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POVIDONE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO 
STEARIC ACID 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
STARCH, CORN 
CROSPOVIDONE 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize11mm
FlavorImprint Code44;159
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0363-0159-151 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
150 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:0363-0159-121 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
2100 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
3NDC:0363-0159-291 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
3150 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34311/17/1992
Labeler - Walgreen Company (008965063)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(0363-0159)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(0363-0159)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.868734088PACK(0363-0159)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.967626305PACK(0363-0159)

 
Walgreen Company

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