Edrisol Or Edrisal

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Mel Says:
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Used to take for cramps. What was it?


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Sandy Says:
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Is this still on the market? I used to take it for cramps

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Verwon Says:

Hello, Mel and Sandy! How are you both?

Edrisal contained the active ingredient Phenacetin, however, it was banned by the FDA in 1983 due to the increased risk it caused of kidney failure and certain types of cancer.

It is actually metabolized into Acetaminophen(Tylenol) so that is what it was replaced with in over the counter medications.

Is there anything else I can help with?

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Cheryl Says:
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I wish they would research this some more and make any necessary changes. It really worked great for cramps. I don't know about you but it gave me a very euphoric feeling and feeling of well-being, but I never took more than absolutely needed.

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Rachel Says:
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I took it also, back in the 60’s. It made me VERY ALERT. Almost like superwoman. Kind of euphoric. But I only took it that “first day” for cramps. Worked great.

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Sky Says:

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Edrisal also contained some form of amphetamine, and there was a variation that contained codeine.
It worked so well for cramps that nearly all my friends had a bottle around 1970. I never knew anyone who abused it, just used on the worst days. I didn't realize it had phenacetin.
When ibuprofen was introduced, it became the go-to med for cramps.

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Beth Says:

Re: Sky (# 5)

I also took it in the early '70s for cramps. I guess I've been wrong all these years, but I recall being told it was pulled from the market because it caused "personality changes" (that's the phrase I remember). Cancer's bad enough!

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