Esgic

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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



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 Medical uses 2 Side effects 2.1 Rare side-effects 3 Overdose 4 Mechanism of action 5 Formulation 5.1 Confusion over control status 5.2 Potentia...

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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: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fioricet

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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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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 7 years ago.
 

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.

NDC Database Records for Esgic: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0535-0011 Esgic (Apap 325 mg / Butalbital 50 mg / Caffeine 40 mg) Oral Tablet by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0535-0012 Esgic (Apap 325 mg / Butalbital 50 mg / Caffeine 40 mg) Oral Capsule by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 68308-219 Esgic Oral Capsule by Midlothian Laboratories
  • 68308-220 Esgic Oral Tablet by Midlothian Laboratories

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