How is acetaminophen-butalbital-caffeine used?

Acetaminophen-butalbital-caffeine comes in both capsule and tablet form. Both are taken by mouth, usually every four hours as needed. Read prescription label directions carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to clarify anything unclear to you.

Take acetaminophen-butalbital-caffeine exactly as directed. Do not take more than six tablets or capsules in a 24-hour period. Let your doctor know if you find yourself needing more than the prescribed dose to control your symptoms.

Acetaminophen-butalbital-caffeine can be habit-forming. Do not increase the dose, take it more often or for a longer period than your doctor tells you to.

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