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Anacin Capsules
Active Ingredients
Aspirin (NSAID)* 400 mg; Pain reliever
Caffeine 32 mg; Pain reliever aid

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Uses

temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • headache
  • a cold
  • muscular aches
  • sore throat
  • arthritis
  • toothache
  • menstrual cramps
  • backache
Warnings

Reye's syndrome

Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

Allergy alert

Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

Stomach bleeding warning

This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you

  • are age 60 or older
  • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  • take a blood thinner (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • take other drugs containing prescription or non prescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • take more or for a longer time than directed

Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer

Ask a doctor before use if

  • 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 diaretic
  • you have asthma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for diabetes, gout, or arthritis

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • 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
    • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
    • new symptoms occur
    • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
    • redness or swelling is present
    • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days

Caffeine warning

The recommended dose of this product contains about as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. Limit the use of caffeine-containing medications, foods or beverages while taking this product because too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and, occasionally, rapid heart beat.

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.


Directions
  • do not use more than directed (see overdose warning)
  • drink a full glass of water with each dose
  • adults and children 12 years of age and older: take 2 caplets every 6 hours; not more than 8 caplets in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor
Other Information
Keep carton for full drug facts and warnings. Read all warnings and directions before use. Store at 15° – 25°C (59° – 77°F). Protect from moisture.
Inactive Ingredients
hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfate, starch
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