Home | Links | Contact Us | Top 50 | News | Bookmark
Find a drug:
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   #  


Health Discussion Forum

 I have been experiencing an left upper abdomen cramp every time I run. It comes on very quickly into my run.?
I am an 18 year old male and I have been running for a couple months now. I am in good shape. The first time I got the cramp it was a mile into my run. It not comes almost immediately. At one point ...


 Something is stuck in my throat?
I accidentally swallowed gum now it feels like something is stuck in there?...


 I've got a really thumping headache and nausea. Would hot or cold water in a hot water bottle help?
Had the painkillers, but they're not touching it. Is heat or cold applied helpful or would it make it worse....


 What are some good treatments for wrist pain? ?
My wrist has been hurting since Saturday and I didn't really complain until now. What can I do to make it stop hurting? Thanks....


 My feet hurt really bad!?
I just got back from a party and my feet hurt so bad from the high heels... What should I do? Is it ok if I ask my bf for a foot massage?...


 Problems....................?
im feling very dizy and sck i think im gona faint and throw up all at the same ...


 What can i do for my headache....i have tried Motrin ...bubble bath .....dark room?
Nothing is helping >>>>>>...


 My girlfriend has a constant headache?
She wakes and goes to bed with a headache (and no I am not talking about me). Does anyone know what causes this in woman? Another site stated that it can be hormonal changes....


 When you're in pain, what do you do?
Do you cry, or laugh it off? Or just pretend like it doesn't hurt?...


 Do you suffer from cramp in your calves?
It's terrible so painful it's unbelieveable sometimes, a hot water bottle on the back of my leg worked last night but it's still twitching and trying to go in to spasm today, any ideas ...



Drug Guide    B   butex Forte

  Prescription drug information   Post your opinion about this drug  

   Butex Forte

Butex Forte
Butalbital/apap-Oral


Butex Forte is a pain reliever and sedative. It is used to relieve tension headaches.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Phrenilin Forte, Axocet, Acetaminophen W/butalbital, Bucet, Tencon
 
no rating
No Rating Yet
No Reviews | Post your opinion
 Butex Forte images:

OverviewPhotosHow To UseSide EffectsPrecautionsMissed DoseDrug Interactions
butex Forte
Phrenilin Forte, Axocet, Acetaminophen W/butalbital, Bucet, Tencon

Uses
Butex Forte is a pain reliever and sedative. It is used to relieve tension headaches.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include vomiting, extreme drowsiness, lack of feeling alert, slow or shallow breathing, cold or clammy skin, loss of consciousness, severe nausea, yellowing eyes or skin, dark urine, stomach pain, extreme fatigue.

How To Use
  • To prevent upset stomach, take Butex Forte with food or milk.
  • Sustained-release preparations must be swallowed whole.
  • Do not crush or chew them as this will destroy the long action and may increase side effects.
  • Pain medications work best in preventing pain before it occurs.
  • Once the pain becomes intense, the medication is not as effective in relieving it.
  • Butex Forte contains acetaminophen.
  • Do not take more acetaminophen than recommended (see Side Effects section).
  • Take this as prescribed.
  • Do not increase your dose or take it more frequently without your doctor s approval.

Side Effects
  • May cause lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, stomach upset, nausea, and sleeping disturbances the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • If these symptoms persist or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
  • If you do not have liver problems, the adult maximum dose of acetaminophen is 4 grams per day (4000 milligrams).
  • If you take more than the maximum daily amount, it may cause serious (possibly fatal) liver disease.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you have any of the following symptoms of liver damage: severe nausea, yellowing eyes or skin, dark urine, stomach pain, extreme fatigue.
  • An allergic reaction to Butex Forte is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: liver disease, alcohol or narcotic dependence, emotional/mental problems, any allergies.
  • To prevent oversedation, avoid using alcohol and other sedative type medications while taking this.
  • This product contains acetaminophen.
  • Acetaminophen may cause liver damage.
  • Daily use of alcohol, especially when combined with acetaminophen, may increase your risk for liver damage.
  • Check with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
  • Butex Forte may make you dizzy or drowsy; use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages.
  • Long-term use of Butex Forte can lead to addiction.
  • Do not take this more often or for longer than prescribed.
  • Follow your doctor s instructions.
  • Butex Forte should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
  • Small amounts of Butex Forte appear in breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: blood thinners (e.g., warfarin).
  • Tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use that cause drowsiness such as: medicine for sleep (e.g., sedatives), tranquilizers, anti-anxiety drugs (e.g., diazepam), narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), psychiatric medicines (e.g., phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine, or tricyclics such as amitriptyline), anti-seizure drugs (e.g., carbamazepine), muscle relaxants, antihistamines that cause drowsiness (e.g., diphenhydramine).
  • Acetaminophen is an ingredient in many nonprescription products and in some combination prescription medications.
  • Read the labels carefully before taking other pain relievers, fever reducers, or cold products to see if they also contain acetaminophen.
  • Consult your pharmacist if you are uncertain if your other prescription or nonprescription products contain acetaminophen.
  • (Also see adult maximum daily dose information in Side Effects section.) Butex Forte may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills.
  • Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Add a Rating - Post your opinion about this drug

Post your opinion about butex Forte
Ratings Legend
5 Stars = Excellent      4 Stars = Good      3 Stars = Average      2 Stars = Fair      1 Star   = Poor
* Required Fieldpoorexcellent
*Satisfaction
Low adverse Reactions
Healing Power
No dependency problems
Cost-Benefit

*Why were you taking butex Forte ?

Briefly describe any side effects you experienced:


Additional Comments about butex Forte :


*Your gender:  male    female  
*Your age:   

Location :

*Length of time taking drug?
(use "comments" for other time length)

Email (optional):  


Posting rules
  • Please no foul language
  • English only
  • No commercial advertising
  • No SPAM. No pyramid schemes of any kind
  • Read before you post.
  • No ALL CAPS, they are considered impolite

If you don't follow the above rules, your post will be probably deleted.





CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgement of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

Large Text
Archive: All drugs - Links - Forum - Forum - Forum - Medical Topics
Drug3k does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. 0.014
Copyright (c) 2013 Drug3k Saturday, May 30, 2015
Terms of use - Privacy Policy