BC Powder

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



BC Powder Overview

BC Powder is an American brand of over-the-counter analgesic pain reliever owned by Prestige Consumer Healthcare and manufactured in Washington, DC. It was conceived at the Five Points Drug Company's BC Remedy Building in Durham, North Carolina, now owned by Measurement Incorporated. It was developed in 1906 by C.T. Council, in the Durham, NC pharmacy of Germain Bernard. [1] The name was created from the initials of the pair’s surnames. Originally produced at the Hepols...

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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, ...

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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.

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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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