Excedrin Tension Headache (Acetaminophen/Caffeine) for Migraine | MyMigraineTeam

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Excedrin Tension Headache is an over-the-counter medication used to treat tension headaches. Excedrin Tension Headache is a combination drug composed of acetaminophen and caffeine.

Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). Acetaminophen is believed to work by altering the body’s perception of pain. Caffeine is a stimulant and a vasoconstrictor. Caffeine is believed to work in migraines by narrowing the blood vessels in the brain.

How do I take it?
Take Excedrin Tension Headache as directed by your doctor, or follow the directions on the package.

Excedrin Tension Headache comes in the form of a tablet.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Excedrin Tension Headache includes a warning that in rare cases it can cause nervousness, insomnia, rapid heartbeat, liver damage, and allergic reactions.

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