Active Ingredient(s):Acetaminophen + Butalbital FDA Approved: * June 19, 1985 Pharm Company: *VALEANT Category:Migraine / Tension Headache
Butalbital is a barbiturate with an intermediate duration of action. Butalbital is often combined with other medications, such as paracetamol (acetaminophen) or aspirin, for the treatment of pain and headache. The various formulations combined with codeine are FDA-approved for the treatment of tension headaches. Butalbital has the same chemical formula as talbutal but a different structure—one that presents as 5-allyl-5-isobutylbarbituric acid.
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.