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Anacin

Active Ingredient(s): Aspirin, ASA + Caffeine
Category: Pain Relief

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Anacin Overview

Anacin is the trade name of several analgesics manufactured by Insight Pharmaceuticals. Its flagship product contains acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) and caffeine. It is primarily used for headache relief but it can also be used to calm minor pains due to sore throat, toothache, muscular aches, a cold, backache, arthritis, and menstrual cramps. [1] Contents 1 History 2 Advertising 3 Products 4 Side effects 5 See also 6 References 7 External links History Anacin was invented by Will...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anacin

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White Pill Arrow On It
Round circle white pill, had a V on the same side as 9 and 2 arrows or was it 911. Also don't remember if anything was on the back. ## From what I've read, a round white pill with a large arrow logo is Anacin (400 mg aspirin + 32 mg caffeine). However if you don't know what other markings are on the pill besides a V and some arrows, there's little chance of finding an definitive ID for it. Is the "V" in cursive/italic writing? If so, it's usually accompanied by a four digit number on the same side "OR" on back of the pill (often times with a score line as well). Example: V 20 91 V 21 09 V 3912 To my understanding, Vintage Pharmaceuticals and Qualitest Pharmaceuticals are the only manufacturers who use this particular "V" logo. I'd consider...
Updated 9 months ago.
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Yellow Pill Round With Arrow On Bothside
Kinda thick light yellow with an arrow on both sides ## Hi msl little, The only pill I've found that somewhat matches your description is Anacin (400 mg) of Aspirin+ (32 mg) of caffeine. It is a white round pill with a thick arrow (sometimes referred to as a Christmas tree) imprint on both sides. How big is the arrow logo on your pill? You can learn more about this drug on the page for Aspirin, ASA + Caffeine Details
Updated 10 months ago.
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Round White Pill Indented Christmas Tree
Round white pill with Christmas tree imprint on both sides ## I think there's a chance that what you're looking at my be an A logo and that you have some Anacin tablets. Is the tree basically a triangle that's sitting on a slightly curved base? If so, then that's what they probably are. Anacin is an over the counter pain reliever that contains Aspirin and Caffeine. Learn more Aspirin details here. Learn more Caffeine details here.
Updated 1 year ago.
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Looks Like An Anacin But The Pill Is Light Yellow
trying to identify a pill. It arrow imprint looks exactly like an anacin however the pill is light yellow, not white. ## This is still an Anacin tablet, but it's their low dose one that's 81mgs. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 years ago.
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round white pill with arrows on each side of the pill
Wat is it ## This pill is Anacin (400 mg aspirin, 32 mg caffeine) ## That identification is correct, this is Anacin, available over the counter in most areas. It is commonly used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Common side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Read more: Are there any questions or comments?
Updated 3 years ago.
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round white pill with 323 on it
My friend found 2 round, white tablets with the numbers 323 on one side. the other side was smooth with nothing on it. Can't figure out what they are. Have searched everywhere. ## Anacin ## I was searching My self to find what kind of pill it was theres two close results One is it maybe be a vicodin 7.5 mg. my neighbor used to get them and thats what it looked like just whit round and 323 on one side of it. tho im not saying this is completley acurate but only acurate to my knowledge. Tho there is alprozolam 1 mg it has 323 on it but also a 1 over top of it.
Updated 4 years ago.
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triangle m
round white pill with ashape of a triangle with a bottom on it like a very basic lokking christmas tree it is indented ito th pill and it is on both sides but they do not point the same way on each side like if you flip it over the top on otherside is to the left no letters or numbers please someone tell me what this is poison control did not even know thanx ## it was Anacin an otc that i had not seen in awhile
Updated 4 years ago.
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white pill with arrow on it
I had found a pill on the ground and I was wondering what it is. It is white with a arrow on one side and nothing else on the other It may have an arrow on both sides actually but I am not sure. Can you tell me what this is. ## Hmmm this is a tough one - So there are no other markings or letters / numbers on it? Any chance of taking a picture of the pill and emailing it to the ? That way it could be posted on this site for identification. ## It is most likely anacin, a 400 mg aspirin, check this site out and see if this is what it looks like....
Updated 8 years ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Aspirin, ASA + Caffeine
  • Tablet: 400mg + 32mg, 421mg + 32mg, 500mg + 32.5mg, 500mg + 32mg
  • Tablet, Effervescent: 500mg + 65mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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Looks Like An Anacin But The Pill Is Light Yellow trying to identify a pill. It arrow imprint looks exactly like an anacin however the pill is light yellow, not white. ##...  1