Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer.
Butalbital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates. It relaxes muscle contractions involved in a tension headache.
Acetaminophen and butalbital is a combination medicine used to treat tension headaches. This medicine is not for treating headaches that come and go.
Bupap, Marten-Tab, Phrenilin, Triaprin, Phrenilin Forte, Bucet, Axocet, Sedapap, Dolgic, Tencon, Prominol, Cephadyn, Butex Forte, Promacet, Orbivan CF
pain; nausea; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking acetaminophen / butalbital:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing or swallowing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, throat, or tongue); confusion; fainting; fast heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; intoxicated feeling; mental or mood changes; numbness or tingling; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent drowsiness; shortness of breath; sluggishness; symptoms of liver problems (eg, dark urine, loss of appetite, pale stools, severe stomach pain; yellowing of the skin or eyes); unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness.
(oral tablet, oral capsule)