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Headache Relief Extra Strength

Medically reviewed on April 11, 2018

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 250mg, ASPIRIN 250mg, CAFFEINE 65mg
Labeler: Dolgencorp, Inc. (DOLLAR GENERAL & REXALL)
NDC Code: 55910-247

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.

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each caplet)

Acetaminophen 250 mg

Aspirin 250 mg (NSAID)*

Caffeine 65 mg

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purposes

Pain reliever

Pain reliever

Pain reliever aid

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

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

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

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

  • more than 8 caplets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

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 have 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 asthma
  • you are taking a diuretic
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease

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 doctor if
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
    • feel faint
    • have bloody or black stools
    • vomit blood
    • 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

These could be signs of a serious condition. 

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 overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick 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 caplets every 6 hours; do not take more than 8 caplets in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: do not use unless directed by a doctor

Other information
  • store at controlled room temperature 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF)

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax†, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, hypromellose, maltodextrin†, microcrystalline cellulose, mineral oil†, polydextrose†, povidone, sodium starch glycolate†, stearic acid, talc†, titanium dioxide, triglycerides†

†contains one or more of these ingredients

Questions or comments?

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Compare to active ingredients of Excedrin® Extra Strength**

Extra Strength

Headache Relief

Acetaminophen / Pain reliever

Aspirin (NSAID) / Pain reliever

Caffeine / Pain Reliever Aid

Caplets

**This product is not manufactured or distributed by Novartis, distributor of Excedrin® Extra Strength.

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DISTRIBUTED BY DOLGENCORP, LLC

100 MISSION RIDGE

GOODLETTSVILLE, TN 37072  

Package Label

Dollar General Headache Relief Extra Strength

HEADACHE RELIEF  EXTRA STRENGTH
acetaminophen, aspirin, caffeine tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55910-247
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
CARNAUBA WAX 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
STARCH, CORN 
HYPROMELLOSES 
MALTODEXTRIN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
MINERAL OIL 
POLYDEXTROSE 
POVIDONE 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A CORN 
STEARIC ACID 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
C10-18 TRIGLYCERIDES 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScoreno score
ShapeCAPSULESize17mm
FlavorImprint CodeTCL370;2793
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55910-247-021 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
1200 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:55910-247-241 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
224 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
3NDC:55910-247-101 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
3100 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34301/31/2014
Labeler - Dolgencorp, Inc. (DOLLAR GENERAL & REXALL) (068331990)

 
Dolgencorp, Inc. (DOLLAR GENERAL & REXALL)

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