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Must I take precautions on acetaminophen-butalbital-caffeine?

Yes. Before taking acetaminophen-butalbital-caffeine, be sure to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have allergies to acetaminophen-butalbital-caffeine or any other drugs.

Let your doctor and pharmacist know about any prescription and nonprescription medicines you take, especially anticoagulants (blood thinners) such as warfarin (Coumadin), antidepressants, antihistamines, pain medications, sedatives, sleeping pills, tranquilizers and vitamins. Many nonprescription pain relievers contain acetaminophen. Too much acetaminophen can be harmful. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had liver disease, porphyria or depression.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking this medication, tell your doctor immediately. You should know that acetaminophen-butalbital-caffeine can make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you.

Be aware that alcohol can increase the drowsiness caused by this drug.

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