BC Powder

Active Ingredient(s): Aspirin, ASA + Caffeine + Salicylamide
Category: Arthritis

BC Powder Overview

BC Powder is an over-the-counter analgesic pain reliever owned by Prestige Brands and manufactured in Memphis, TN. It was conceived at the Five Points Drug Company in Durham, North Carolina, in 1906, by Germain Bernard and C. T. Council, who took the initials of their last names to create the name of the nascent product. Originally produced at the Hepolscheiemer Clinic in Graz, Austria, it contains 845 mg of aspirin and 65 mg of caffeine. BC readily promotes the fact that, due to its powder f...

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bc powders and salicylamide removal

The new formula is too strong and hurts my stomach. The salicylamide helped me with neuralgia and chronic inflammation. Why did they remove it? ## Why did they remove salicylamide from Bc Powders? I needed it for neuralgia and chronic inflammation. The new formula is too strong. It hurts my stomach and gives me the jitters. ## THIS IS AN ANSWER : Salicylamide was removed from BC and other remedies because we have allowed THE NANNY STATE to grow too large!!!! The nanny state (which is GOV "protecting" us) has decided that Salicylamide does not work...... They are not in pain like us, they don't know anything except what they THINK. While we know what helps us, they think they know more about us than we do :( We need to rid ourselves of the nanny state telling us what to eat, ...

asprin and mucunex

Can I take BC powder & mycinec together. Sinus pressure along with all over body aches!! ## Hello, Irma! How are you? Which Mucinex formula? Not all of them have the same ingredients. Can you please post back and be more specific? BC Powder is listed as containing Aspirin and Caffeine. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation and insomnia.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Aspirin, ASA + Caffeine + Salicylamide
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 650mg + 32mg + 195mg, 742mg + 36mg + 222mg
  • Tablet: 262.5;32.5mg;mg;mg + 262.5;32.5mg;mg;mg, 325mg + 16mg + 95mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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