What is Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Pyrilamine Maleate?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Midol Complete

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Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Pyrilamine Maleate is a combination treatment for the menstrual symptoms, cramps, bloating, fatigue, backache and headache. Acetaminophen is a pain reliever. Pyrilamine Maleate an antihistamine, diuretic. Caffeine allows the others into the blood stream faster.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Dysmenorrhea 2 0
Irregular menstrual periods 1 1
Menstrual cramps 1 1
Unrefreshing or poor sleep 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Pyrilamine Maleate

Side effect Patients
Excessive thirst (polydipsia) 1
Insomnia 1
Nausea 1
Wakefulness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Pyrilamine Maleate

Dosage Patients
500-60-15mg as needed 2
2 x 500-60-15 mg four times daily 1
2 500-60-15mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Pyrilamine Maleate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Pyrilamine Maleate

Duration

Currently taking Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Pyrilamine Maleate

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Pyrilamine Maleate

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Pyrilamine Maleate.