Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine headaches 181 72
Headaches 95 52
Migraine 36 15
Pain 23 2
Neck pain 9 5
Fibromyalgia 6 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 4
Moderate 15
Mild 19
None 80

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Acetaminophen-aspirin-caffeine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Stomach pain 8
Jittery feeling 5
Acid reflux 3
Headaches 3
Nausea 2
Acute renal failure 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Acetaminophen-aspirin-caffeine

Dosage Patients Percentage
2 250-250-65mg as needed 11
2 250mg-250mg-65mg as needed 9
250mg-250mg-65mg as needed 8
250-250-65mg as needed 4
2 x 250-250-65 mg daily 2
250-250-65 mg weekly 1
2 x 250 mg-250 mg-65 mg weekly 1
250-250-65 mg every other day 1
2 x 250 mg-250 mg-65 mg daily 1
2 x 250-250-65 mg five times daily 1

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Why patients stopped taking Acetaminophen-aspirin-caffeine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 16
Doctor's advice 15
Did not seem to work 10
Side effects too severe 7
Course of treatment ended 3
Expense 1
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Duration

Currently taking Acetaminophen-aspirin-caffeine

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 8
5 - 10 years 11
10 years or more 22

Stopped taking Acetaminophen-aspirin-caffeine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 5
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 8
2 - 5 years 11
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 8
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 58
Usually 40
Sometimes 16
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 11
A little hard to take 15
Not at all hard to take 92
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 4
< $25 68
Not specified 45

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Acetaminophen-aspirin-caffeine and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Acetaminophen-isometheptene-dichloralphenazone (Midrin) 1
Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox) 1
Butalbital-acetaminophen-caffeine (Fioricet) 1
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10 patient evaluations for Acetaminophen-aspirin-caffeine

Oct 9, 2017 (Started Sep 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for reactive thrombocytosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 250-250-65 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: adderall works better, takes care of most headaches, get my daily aspirin dose, thins my thick blood, no downsides that i know of.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 30, 2017 (Started Sep 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 250-250-65 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Works pretty well. As a bonus, it helps the Adderall work better (caffeine).
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 12, 2015 (Started Sep 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 26, 2011 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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