Excedrin Tension Headache

Excedrin Tension Headache treats headaches and minor aches and pain. Take with food and a full glass of water.

Excedrin Tension Headache Overview

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Excedrin Tension Headache is an over the counter medication used to treat migraines and minor aches and pain.

It is a single product containing 2 ingredients: acetaminophen and caffeine. Acetaminophen belongs to a group of drugs called analgesics, which is thought to work by blocking pain signals from reaching the brain. Caffeine belongs to a group of drugs called Central Nervous System Stimulants, and is thought to work by boosting the effectiveness of other pain medications and helping the body absorb other pain medications quicker. 

This medication comes in a caplet form, and is usually taken every 6 hours with food and a full glass of water.

Common side effects of Excedrin Tension Headache include stomach upset, shakiness/tremors, and difficulty sleeping. 

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Excedrin Tension Headache consists of multiple generic medications. The generic medications are listed below.

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