Excedrin Extra Strength - 24 Caplets
Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to: headache, a cold, arthritis, muscular aches, toothache, premenstrual and menstrual cramps.
Directions: Do not use more than directed. Drink a full glass of water with each dose. Adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 2 caplets every 6 hours; not more than 8 caplets in 24 hours. Under 12 years: Ask a doctor. Store at 20-25 degrees C (68-77 degrees F). Close cap tightly after use. Read all product information before using. Keep this box for important information.
Active Ingredients: In Each Caplet: Acetaminophen 250 mg; Aspirin 250 mg (NSAID)*; Caffeine 65 mg; *Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
Inactive Ingredients: Benzoic Acid; Carnauba Wax; FD&C Blue #1; Hydroxypropyl Cellulose; Hypromellose; Light Mineral Oil; Microcrystalline Cellulose; Polysorbate 20; Povidone; Propylene Glycol; Simethicone Emulsion; Sorbitan Monolaurate; Stearic Acid; Titanium Dioxide
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 or vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness. Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include: hives, facial swelling, asthma (wheezing), shock. 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, food, or beverages while taking this product because too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and, occasionally, rapid heart beat. 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 a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn; you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease; you are taking a diuretic; you have asthma. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking: any other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or nonprescription); a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug; a prescription drug for diabetes, gout, or arthritis; any other drug, or are under a doctor's care for any serious condition. Stop use and ask a doctor if: an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away; you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding: feel faint, vomit blood, have bloody or black stools, have stomach pain that does not get better; ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs; painful area is red or swollen; pain gets worse or lasts for more than 10 days; fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days; any new symptoms appear. 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.
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