Acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine is a special medication that is used as a treatment for tension headaches. It is a medical condition caused by muscle contraction. Butalbital is a barbiturate that relaxes muscle contractions to reduce a tension headache, and also, it decreases anxiety. Acetaminophen reduces fever and also act as a pain reliever. Caffeine is the central nervous system stimulant medication that causes contraction of blood vessels to improve blood flow. Caffeine also increases the effect of the acetaminophen.
Acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine meditation available in the form of capsules and should be administered through the orally with plenty of water. The dosage is greatly determined by the age of the patient and the severity of the condition.