Active Ingredient(s): Acetaminophen + Butalbital
FDA Approved: * May 15, 1990
Pharm Company: * MALLINCKRODT
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".

Tencon Overview

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.[2] Its use for headaches i...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acetaminophen + Butalbital
  • Capsule: 325mg + 50mg, 650mg + 50mg
  • Tablet: 325mg + 25mg, 325mg + 50mg, 650mg + 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Tencon: (2 results)

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  • 11584-0029 Tencon (Apap 650 mg / Butalbital 50 mg) Oral Tablet by International Ethical Labs, Inc.
  • 11584-0030 Tencon Oral Tablet by International Ethical Labs, Inc.

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