11 patient evaluations for Butalbital-acetaminophen-caffeine

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Aug 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (calming)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It works OK for migraines, quicker than the Relpax I used to take. It does make me tired though, but not so tired I can't function. I have a high tolerance to meds that make you tired. Benadryl used to knock me out but now I can take it and not even notice.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: calming

Aug 29, 2010 (Started Aug 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (calming)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Leaves me fairly calm and more relaxed which is good with fibromyalgia pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: calming

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 2, 2010 (Started Sep 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 325 mg-50 mg-40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 12, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, sleepiness, rebound headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I seem to have withdraw if I have to take it for several day in a row.
Side effects: rebound headaches, fatigue, sleepiness, fatigue

  • 1 helpful mark
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