Children and teenagers should not use this medicine for chicken pox, or flu symptoms, before a doctor is consulted about Reye syndrome, a rare but serious illness reported to be associated with aspirin.
Allergy Alert: If after taking a pain reliever or fever reducer, you have ever had:
- Facial swelling
Do not take Excedrin Migraine. You may have a serious reaction.
Alcohol Warning: If you drink 3 or more alcoholic beverages daily, ask your doctor whether you should take Excedrin Migraine or other pain relievers. Excedrin Migraine may increase your risk of liver damage and stomach bleeding.
Ask a doctor before use if:
- You have never had migranes diagnosed by a health professional
- You have a headache that is different from your usual migraines
- You have the worst headache of your life
- You have fever and stiff neck
- You have headaches beginning after or caused by head injury, exertion, coughing or bending
- You experienced your first headache after the age of 50
- You have daily headaches
- You have a migraine so severe as to require bed rest
- You have liver disease
- Stomach bleeding warning applies to you
- You have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
- You have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
- You are taking a diuretic
- You have asthma
- You have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
- You have vomitting with your migraine headache
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are:
- Takins a prescription drug for: Diabetes, Gout, Arthritis
- Under a doctor's care for any serious condition
- Taking any other drug
- Taking any other product that contains aspirin, acetaminophen, or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
- An allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
- You experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding: Feel faint, Vomit blood, Have bloody or black stools, Have stomach pain that does not get better
- Your migraine is not relieved or worsens after first dose
- New or unexpected symptoms occur
- Ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
For the temporary relief of mild to moderate pain associated with migraine headache.