This medication is used to relieve migraine and tension headaches. Notes
Use caution while driving or doing tasks requiring alertness as this medication may cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Notify your doctor if this medication fails to relieve your headaches.
Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
Do not store in the bathroom.
Take this medication exactly as prescribed.
Do not increase your dose or take this more often than directed.
For migraine headaches, take two capsules at the first sign of an attack.
Then take one capsule every hour as needed until the headache is relieved.
Do not take more than 5 capsules in a 12 hour period.
In tension headaches, usually no more than 8 capsules a day are recommended.
Do not exceed the maximum dose prescribed.
Dizziness and drowsiness may occur as your body adjusts to the medication.
If these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
Notify your doctor if you develop nausea, vomiting, tingling in the fingers or toes, a rapid pulse, an irregular heartbeat or skin rash while taking this medication.
If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Tell your doctor if you have any pre-existing heart disease, glaucoma, kidney disease, liver disease, high blood prssure or if you have any allergies.
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.
This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy.
Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Since small amounts of this medication are found in breast milk, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the 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.
Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take or have recently taken including any medication for depression, especially MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine).
Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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