Alagesic Lq Oral Solution 50-325-40Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Alagesic LQ: Oral solution (50-325-40mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ACETAMINOPHEN; BUTALBITAL; CAFFEINE (a set a MEE noe fen; byoo TAL bi tal; KAF een) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat tension headaches.

In-Depth Information

Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution

NDC: 509910514
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Headache

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Migraine

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution
Daily Life Interactions for Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution(Acetaminophen)
Alcohol and Acetaminophen(Acetaminophen)
Patients who drink more than 3 alcoholic drinks a day and take acetaminophen are at increased risk of developing liver side effects. Avoid alcoholic drinks if you are taking acetaminophen on a regular basis.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution(Butalbital)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Butalbital)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution(Acetaminophen)
Tobacco and Acetaminophen(Acetaminophen)
If you are a tobacco smoker, use of Acetaminophen can increase the risk of liver side effects. Immediately tell your doctor if you get severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, or yellowing of the skin. Do not exceed 4 g acetaminophen/day in adults. Tell your doctor if Acetaminophen does not help your headache or other pain. Tobacco smoke may reduce the effectiveness of Acetaminophen.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution(Butalbital)
Marijuana and Barbiturates(Butalbital)
Barbiturates can theoretically increase the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. The side effect profile of Marijuana, Medical may be altered if you take Barbiturates. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution(Caffeine)
Grapefruit juice and Caffeine(Caffeine)
Side effects from Caffeine may get worse if you take Grapefruit juice or other foods that contain significant amounts of Grapefruit. Too much Caffeine can cause effects like nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness. Do not significantly alter your grapefruit juice intake while taking medicines containing caffeine.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution(Caffeine)
Tobacco and Caffeine(Caffeine)
Tobacco smoke contains substances that may speed the removal of Caffeine from the body. If you start smoking Caffeine may become less effective. Tobacco smokers often drink several caffeinated beverages daily. Just the opposite occurs when someone stops smoking tobacco; if you stop smoking this may increase the amount of Caffeine in the blood and side effects from Caffeine may get worse. Too much Caffeine can cause nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness, and occasionally other effects like tremor. If you stop smoking tobacco, you may need to lower your Caffeine intake.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution(Caffeine)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Caffeine(Caffeine)
While taking Caffeine products, limit the use of foods, beverages, herbs and other medicines that contain additional caffeine, like coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some diet pills. Too much Caffeine can cause effects like nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness. Some drug products for adults that contain caffeine have about as much caffeine as a cup of coffee.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Alagesic LQ 50mg-325mg-40mg/15ml Solution(Butalbital)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Barbiturates(Butalbital)
Barbiturates are commonly used for sedation, seizures or for sleep and include drugs like Amytal, Buticaps, Mysoline, Nembutal, Phenobarbital, and Seconal. Caffeine may cause sleeplessness, so if you are taking a barbiturate to help you sleep, you may wish to avoid taking caffeine and caffeine-containing foods like colas, coffee, teas, or chocolates within several hours prior to bedtime. Barbiturates may also decrease the actions of Caffeine; if you have a high intake of caffeinated foods or beverages you may experience a headache or irritability from decreased caffeine levels while taking these drugs until your body adjusts. If you take Caffeine for other purposes, notify your health care provider if you think Caffeine is not working as well for you.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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