Acetaminophen, Dichloralphenazone, Isometheptene Mucate Oral tablet
What is this medicine?
ACETAMINOPHEN; DICHLORALPHENAZONE; ISOMETHEPTENE is a pain reliever. It is used to treat migraine or tension headaches.
How should I use this medicine?
Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. If taking for migraine headache, do not take more than 5 capsules in any 12-hour period. If taking for tension headache, do not take more than 8 capsules a day. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Read More ›
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
difficulty breathing, wheezing
fast, irregular heartbeat
fever, sore throat
redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
unusual bleeding or bruising
unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
What may interact with this medicine?
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
medicines for high blood pressure
some medicines for sleep
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children. This medicine can be abused. Keep your medicine in a safe place to protect it from theft. Do not share this medicine with anyone. Selling or giving away this medicine is dangerous and against the law.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
drink more than 3 alcohol-containing drinks per day
high blood pressure, other blood vessel disorder
an unusual or allergic reaction to acetaminophen, dichloralphenazone, isometheptene, other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
Visit your doctor or health care provider for regular check ups. Tell your doctor if your pain does not go away, if it gets worse, or if you have new or a different type of pain. Do not share this medicine with anyone else.
This medicine contains acetaminophen. Many over the counter medicines also contain acetaminophen as an ingredient. To prevent overdose, read labels carefully. Do not take this medicine with other acetaminophen products.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
Who should not take Midrin?
Check with your doctor if you have any of the following:
alcoholism, anemia, asthma, bone marrow suppression, breast-feeding, cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac disease, children, diabetes mellitus, driving or operating machinery, G6PD deficiency, geriatric, glaucoma, head trauma, hepatic disease, hepatitis, hypertension, immunosuppression, infection, MAOI therapy, myocardial infarction, peptic ulcer disease, peripheral vascular disease, porphyria, pregnancy, pulmonary disease, renal disease, renal failure, renal impairment, thyroid disease
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