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Esgic

Active Ingredient(s): Acetaminophen + Butalbital + Caffeine
Pharm Company: FOREST PHARMS
Category: Migraine / Tension Headache

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Esgic Overview

Fioricet and Esgic are brand names of a combination of butalbital (a barbiturate), acetaminophen and caffeine which is indicated for the treatment of tension headaches, muscle contraction headaches and post-dural puncture headaches. Although not indicated, they are commonly used to treat migraines and other pain related ailments. Contents 1 New Fioricet Formulation 1.1 Confusion over Control status 1.2 Potential Problems of two formulations 2 Usage and dosage 3 Mechanism of action 4...

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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/Fioricet

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ESGIC-PLUS TABS
This is a combination of butalbital, acetaminophen & caffeine and is prescribed for tension headaches. We would like to know the amount of each of the drugs contained in the medication. The drug company producing this medication is Merck-Medco. Thank you for your help. ## From what I can find, this medication is listed as containing 500mgs of Acetaminophen, 50mgs of Butalbital and 40mgs of Caffeine. You can learn more Esgic-Plus details here. Side effects may include nausea, stomach irritation and insomnia. Are there any questions or comments?
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Big red capsule w/forest 0372 and esgic plus written on it ## What is this capsul used for?
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esgesic
bubutabital and caffine and asprin or acetaminaphine ## Esgic is listed as containing the same ingredients as Fiorcet, Acetaminophen, Butalbital and Caffeine. This is primarily used to treat migraines and tension headaches.
Updated 6 years ago.
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esgic cap
white cap ## Esgic
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## info
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acetaminophen + Butalbital + Caffeine
  • Capsule: 325mg + 50mg + 40mg, 500mg + 50mg + 40mg
  • Liquid: 325mg/15ml + 50mg/15ml + 40mg/15ml
  • Tablet: 325mg + 50mg + 40mg, 500mg + 50mg + 40mg, 750mg + 50mg + 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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ESGIC-PLUS TABS This is a combination of butalbital, acetaminophen & caffeine and is prescribed for tension headaches. We would like...  1
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