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Tension Headache Relief by Walgreen Company

Medically reviewed on March 16, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 500mg, CAFFEINE 65mg
Labeler: Walgreen Company
NDC Code: 0363-0428

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Active ingredients (in each caplet)

Acetaminophen 500 mg
(formulated with 65 mg caffeine)

Purpose

Pain reliever

Uses
  • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
    • headache
    • muscular aches 

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. The maximum daily dose of this product is 6 caplets (3,000 mg) in 24 hours. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

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

  • blisters
  • rash
  • skin reddening

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

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
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist. 
  • if you are allergic to acetaminophen

Ask a doctor before use if you have

liver disease.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking the blood thinning drug warfarin.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • new symptoms occur
  • painful area is red or swollen
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days

These could be signs of a serious condition. 

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

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
  • adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 caplets every 6 hours. Do not take more than 6 caplets 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, D&C red #27 aluminum lake, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide 

Questions or comments?

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WALGREENS PHARMACIST RECOMMENDEDǂ

NDC 0363-0428-12

Tension
Headache Relief

Acetaminophen /
Caffeine /
Pain Reliever

• Aspirin free

100 CAPLETS

Compare to Excedrin® Tension Headache
Caplets active ingredientsǂǂ

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF IMPRINTED SAFETY
SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING

ǂWalgreens Pharmacist Survey Study, November 2014.
ǂǂThis product is not manufactured or distributed
by Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., owner of the
registered trademark Excedrin® Tension Headache.

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Walgreens 44-428

TENSION HEADACHE RELIEF 
acetaminophen, caffeine tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-0428
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN500 mg
CAFFEINE (CAFFEINE) CAFFEINE65 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
D&C RED NO. 27 
TALC 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
CROSPOVIDONE 
STARCH, CORN 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE 
POVIDONE 
STEARIC ACID 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize17mm
FlavorImprint Code44;428
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0363-0428-121 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
1100 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:0363-0428-081 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
224 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
3NDC:0363-0428-571 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
3125 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34301/17/2007
Labeler - Walgreen Company (008965063)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(0363-0428)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(0363-0428)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.967626305PACK(0363-0428)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.868734088PACK(0363-0428)

 
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