Excedrin Extra Strength vs Excedrin Migraine

Excedrin Extra Strength
(OTC)
Excedrin Migraine
(OTC)
Excedrin Extra Strength is an anti-inflammatory, fever reducing and pain relief medication.
Excedrin Migraine is an anti-inflammatory, fever reducing and pain relief medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Headaches
5.0
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 14, 1998
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
449 Discussions
8,291 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Headaches
#2 for Migraines
#3 for Pain
Excedrin Extra Strength is approved for Headaches, Migraines and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Migraines
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Pain
Excedrin Migraine is approved for Migraines, Headaches and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Exc
Addiction
5
Dehydration
4
Numbness
3
Seizures
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Itching
2
Depression
2
Stomach Irritation
2
Cancer
2
Meningitis
2
Exc
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Burning
1
Palpitations
1
Visual Disturbances
1
Itching
1
Brain Tumor
1
Flashing Lights
1
Blackouts
1
Cancer
1
Bipolar Disorder
1
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Excedrin Extra Strength
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Excedrin Migraine
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Addiction
Exc
Exc
5
0
Dehydration
Exc
Exc
4
0
Numbness
Exc
Exc
3
0
Seizures
Exc
Exc
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Exc
Exc
3
5
Itching
Exc
Exc
2
1
Depression
Exc
Exc
2
0
Stomach Irritation
Exc
Exc
2
0
Cancer
Exc
Exc
2
1
Meningitis
Exc
Exc
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Exc
Exc
5
3
Burning
Exc
Exc
1
0
Palpitations
Exc
Exc
1
0
Visual Disturbances
Exc
Exc
1
0
Itching
Exc
Exc
1
2
Brain Tumor
Exc
Exc
1
0
Flashing Lights
Exc
Exc
1
0
Blackouts
Exc
Exc
1
0
Cancer
Exc
Exc
1
2
Bipolar Disorder
Exc
Exc
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Excedrin Extra Strength during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Excedrin Migraine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Excedrin Extra Strength and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Excedrin Migraine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 250-250-65 mg
Tablet: 250-250-65 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Aspirin/Acetaminophen/Caffeine , Acetaminophen/Caffeine
Aspirin/Acetaminophen/Caffeine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Excedrin Extra Strength and Excedrin Migraine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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