ACETAMINOPHEN + CAFFEINE + MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE - Watsons Health

ACETAMINOPHEN + CAFFEINE + MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE

Acetaminophen is used to relieve pain and reduce fever. Caffeine is a stimulant and works by relaxing the muscle contractions in blood vessels to improve blood flow. Magnesium Salicylate is used to reduce pain, inflammation, and fever.

This combination medication is used to treat pain and swelling caused by muscle aches, arthritis and joint soreness.

Do not use this drug:

  • If you are allergic to any of its content.
  • To children or teenager with fever, flu symptoms or chicken pox.
  • More than prescribed. Too much Acetaminophen intake may cause serious liver problems.

Common side effects may include:

  • Upset Stomach
  • Trouble Sleeping (Insomnia)
  • Feeling Anxious or Restless

Notify your doctor promptly if any of these symptoms persist or worsen.

Your doctor may have prescribed this medication because he or she judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.

Serious side effects may include:

  • Severe Allergic Reaction
  • Coughing Up Blood or Vomit that Looks Like Coffee Grounds
  • Easy Bruising or Bleeding
  • Swelling
  • Rapid Weight Gain
  • Little or No Urinating

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of these serious side effects.

Precautions

Before taking this drug, tell your doctor or pharmacist:

  • If you are allergic to any it’s content or if you any other allergies.
  • If you are to undergo any surgery.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Your medical condition such as:
  • Liver Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • A History of Alcoholism or if you Drink More than 3 Alcoholic Beverages per Day
  • Kidney Disease
  • A Stomach Ulcer or Bleeding
  • An Intestinal Disorder such as Ulcerative Colitis

 

Interactions

Drug interactions may either lessen the effectiveness of this drug or heighten the risk for severe side effects. It’s important to inform your doctor all the medication including prescription and non-prescription and herbal medicines you are taking or going to take.

Possible interactions with this drug are:                           

  • Aspirin
  • Ibuprofen
  • Ketoprofen
  • Naproxen
  • Medication for Pain, Arthritis, Fever, or Swelling

Call emergency hotline if someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing.

  • Loss of Appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach Pain
  • Sweating
  • Confusion or Weakness
  • Pain in your Upper Stomach
  • Dark Urine and Yellowing of your Skin or the Whites of your Eyes
  • Ringing in your Ears
  • Hallucinations
  • Seizure (Convulsions)

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