Treating minor aches and pains (eg, headache, muscle or joint soreness, minor toothache, menstrual cramps). It is also used to treat symptoms associated with certain conditions (eg, colds, arthritis, muscle spasm, sinusitis). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Cafgesic is an analgesic, antihistamine, and antipyretic combination. It works by blocking substances in the body that cause fever, pain, and inflammation. It also blocks histamine, which causes sneezing and itchy, watery eyes.
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Examples include Cafgesic and Durabac
Dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; heartburn; nausea; thickening of mucus in the nose and throat; upset stomach.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bloody or black stools; blurred vision or other vision changes; dark urine; decrease in the amount of urine produced; difficulty urinating; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; hearing loss; involuntary trembling; loss of coordination; pale stools; ringing in the ears; seizures; severe or persistent dizziness; severe stomach pain; trouble sleeping; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness; vomiting; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
Take Cafgesic by mouth with or without food. If you miss a dose of Cafgesic and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.