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Butalbital/Acetaminophen (By mouth)

Treats the symptoms of tension headache. This medicine contains a barbiturate.

Butalbital and acetaminophen combination is a pain reliever and relaxant. It is used to treat tension headaches. Butalbital belongs to the group of medicines called barbiturates. Barbiturates act in the central nervous system (CNS) to produce their effects. When you take butalbital for a long time, your body may get used to it so that larger amounts are needed to produce the same effects. This is… Read more
Brand names include
Allzital, Anolor 300, Bupap, Cephadyn, Dolgic LQ, Esgic, Esgic-Plus, Ezol, Fioricet, Geone, Margesic, Marten-Tab, Orbivan CF, Phrenilin, Phrenilin Forte, Tencon
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Butalbital/Acetaminophen Combination
Combinations including this drug

What works? Research summarized

Reviews in PubMed

Canadian Headache Society Guideline: acute drug therapy for migraine headache. [The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques. 2013]

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