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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder (Glaxosmithkline)

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  • Indications:    For Temporary Relief of Minor Aches & Pains Due to Headaches, Arthritis, Colds & Fever

    Directions:    Adults: Place one powder on tongue and follow with liquid or stir powder into a glass of water or other liquid. May be repeated in 4 to 6 hours. Do not take more than 4 powders in any 24-hour period. Children under 12 years of age: Consult a doctor.

    Warnings:    Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox or flu symptoms before a doctor is consulted about Reye's Syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin. Do not use with any other product containing acetaminophen. Ask a doctor before use if you have asthma, ulcers, a bleeding problem, stomach problems that last or come back such as heartburn, upset stomach or pain. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for gout, diabetes, arthritis or anticoagulation (blood thinning). When using this product limit the use of caffeine containing drugs, foods, or drinks, because too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and occasionally, rapid heartbeat. Stop use and ask a doctor if an allergic reaction occurs, ringing in ears or loss of hearing occurs, pain gets worse or persists for more than 10 days, fever lasts for more than 3 days, redness or swelling is present, or new symptoms occur. As with any drug, if you are pregnant, or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.

    IT IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT NOT TO USE ASPIRIN DURING THE LAST 3 MONTHS OF PREGNANCY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY DIRECTED TO DO SO BY A DOCTOR BECAUSE IT MAY CAUSE PROBLEMS IN THE UNBORN CHILD OR COMPLICATIONS DURING DELIVERY. Alcohol Warning: If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take acetaminophen and aspirin or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Acetaminophen and aspirin may cause liver damage and stomach bleeding. Keep this and all medicines out of the reach of children. Overdose warning: Taking more than the recommended dose can cause serious health problems. In case of overdose, contact a doctor or poison control center immediately.

    Active Ingredients:    Each Powder contains 520 mg. aspirin in combination with 260 mg. acetaminophen and 32.5 mg. caffeine.

    Inactive Ingredients:    Lactose Monohydrate and Potassium Chloride.

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