Best Excedrin Alternative
Best Excedrin Alternative
Best Excedrin Alternative
Best Excedrin Alternative
Best Excedrin Alternative

Best Excedrin Alternative

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Cabinet Excedrin is a fast and powerful pain reliever that works best against headaches, minor aches, and other pains.

 

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 Active Ingredients (in each tablet):

Acetaminophen 250 mg (Pain reliever)

 Aspirin 250 mg (NSAID)* (Pain reliever)

 Caffeine 65 mg (Pain reliever aid)

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug 

 Inactive Ingredients

Colloidal silicon dioxide, hyper mellose, micro crystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid, talc

Expert Advice

Cabinet Excedrin is the ultimate anti-inflammatory pain reliever/fever reducer that will provide you with the much-needed break you deserve from headaches, migraines, and pain stemming from the flu. If you are battling stomach problems, stomach pain, muscular aches, migraine pain, toothaches, these are the pain fighters for you. Featuring a powerful dose of acetaminophen, a drug used to treat mild to moderate pain, this medication is more than just Excedrin migraine caplets: they are multi-purpose pain relievers that treat a wide variety of pain symptoms. Therefore, if you are suffering from minor pains brought on by the flu, you may consider using Cabinet Excedrin to grant you the relief you need from your symptoms. This sets this over-the-counter medication apart from leading brand names such as Geltabs, Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Tylenol, and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as its ingredient composition promises multi-functional usage. That said, this medication isn’t the best solution for everyone. It’s not uncommon for people to be allergic to acetaminophen. If you are, using this medication can cause a severe allergic reaction. Similarly, if you have a prior medical history associated with potentially lethal medical conditions, Cabinet Excedrin may not be right for you. Therefore, prior to using this medication, it is imperative that you go through the product information to find out whether you should be taking Cabinet Excedrin. For more information about how this drug interacts with the use of caffeine-containing medications, shipping in the United States, government (gov) regulatory use, OTC, or FDA approval, please find out by consulting your doctor.

Dr. Vandana Patel

MD, FCCP

Internal and pulmonary medicine expert with 30 years of experience with critical care medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

What is in Cabinet Excedrin?

Cabinet Excedrin has a unique ingredient composition that guarantees the perfect pain-fighting solution against your symptoms. The active ingredients featured include 250 mg of acetaminophen, 250 mg of aspirin, and 65 mg of caffeine.

Can I drink coffee when using Cabinet Excedrin?

As indicated previously, Cabinet Excedrin contains 65 mg of caffeine. This equates to the same amount of caffeine contained in a cup of coffee. Overloading your body with caffeine is not recommended. Too much of it can cause a rapid heartbeat, nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and more. Therefore, to avoid overdosing on caffeine, please limit the use of products, foods, and medication that contains Cabinet Excedrin.

What happens if I take more than the recommended amount of Cabinet Excedrin?

Prior to consuming this headache pain reliever, you must review the dosage indicated in the product information. Failure to stick to the recommended dosage may result in fatal consequences. In case of overdose, please see the nearest Poison Control Center to you.

How often can I take Cabinet Excedrin?

Adults and children twelve (12) years of age and older ought to take two (2) tablets every six (6) hours. Do not exceed six (8) doses within a twenty-four hour period. For children who are under the age of twelve (12), you should consult a doctor to find out whether this medication is right for them. If they advise you against administering this medication to a child who fits in that age category, please refrain from doing so.

How long does Cabinet Excedrin take to work?

Cabinet Excedrin is formulated with the perfect ingredients so that you can get fast relief from your symptoms. Consequently, you should begin to feel an improvement in your symptoms after the first dosage.

What happens if my symptoms do not improve after using Cabinet Excedrin?

Cabinet Excedrin is made to quickly get you the pain relief that you need. Having said that, sometimes, you may not get headache relief or a break from your symptoms after your first dosage. If this occurs, you are free to take more Cabinet Excedrin as is stipulated in the product information. However, once again, you are reminded that you cannot surpass the recommended daily dosage of eight (8) capsules within a twenty-four (24) hour period.

Who cannot use Cabinet Excedrin?

As is described in the product information contained in this packaging, there are a series of persons who cannot use Cabinet Excedrin. If a teenager or a child is recovering from or diagnosed with Reye’s syndrome, they should not be using Cabinet Excedrin. Reye’s syndrome is characterized by a sudden change in behavior denoted by vomiting and nausea. Similarly, if your child has recovered or is suffering from chickenpox or the flu, they should not use Cabinet Excedrin.

Can I use Cabinet Excedrin when pregnant?

If you are pregnant and are considering using Cabinet Excedrin, the best thing to do would be to seek medical help from a licensed doctor or physician. In as much as consuming Cabinet Excedrin is safe for persons who do not suffer from the medical conditions highlighted in the product information, it may constitute a risk to the health of your unborn child. Consequently, your doctor may not be in favor of you using this medication while you are pregnant. If this occurs, please respect their medical opinion by refraining from taking Cabinet Excedrin.

What allergic reaction can I experience from Cabinet Excedrin?

As stated previously, Cabinet Excedrin contains high traces of acetaminophen. This ingredient is known to cause an allergic reaction depending on who is taking it. If you experience one, some of the symptoms you will experience include a rash, blisters, skin reddening, hives, wheezing from asthma, facial swelling, shock, and more. If this occurs, please visit the nearest Emergency Hospital immediately. To avoid the aforementioned from occurring, please find out from an allergist if you should be taking this medication.

When should I not use Cabinet Excedrin?

Prior to using Cabinet Excedrin, you should go through the warning indicators that are featured in the product information. If you have a prior history of liver damage, liver disease, or liver failure, you are cautioned against the use of this product. Severe liver damage may occur if, apart from exceeding the limit, you take three (3) or more alcoholic drinks each day while using this product. If you have suffered from liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, high blood pressure, heartburn, heart disease, or any other serious condition, please alert your doctor.

Can I use Cabinet Excedrin if I have had stomach problems?

This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This ingredient has a proclivity to induce severe stomach bleeding. The chances of this occurring are higher if you are over the age of sixty (60), have suffered from stomach ulcers or stomach bleeding in the past, are currently prescribed a blood thinner (coagulant), or steroid drug.

Can I use Cabinet Excedrin while breastfeeding?

If you are currently breastfeeding or have intentions of doing so soon, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor as to whether you should consume Cabinet Excedrin. While it is a safe medication, it is possible that the ingredient composition may seep into your breast milk. Therefore, if your child were to ingest it, it may cause a serious side effect. Therefore, as a precautionary measure for your child’s health, please find out from your doctor whether you can use this medication. 

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