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MIDOL COMPLETE
Dysmenorrhea
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Drug Name:

MIDOL COMPLETE OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Acetaminophen 500mg, caffeine 60mg, pyrilamine maleate 15mg; caplets.

Company:
Bayer Corp, Consumer Care Div.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MIDOL COMPLETE:

Dysmenorrhea.

Adult:

2 caplets every 6hrs; max 6/day.

Children:

<12yrs: consult physician.

Contraindications:

Concomitant other acetaminophen-containing products.

Warnings/Precautions:

Acetaminophen: hepatic disease. Pyrilamine: asthma, emphysema, other lower respiratory disorders. Glaucoma. GI or urinary obstruction. Discontinue if skin or allergic reactions occur. Reevaluate if pain worsens or lasts >10 days or fever persists or worsens >3 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Acetaminophen: increased risk of hepatotoxicity if overdosage or ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day. Pyrilamine: potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Caution with warfarin, sedatives, or tranquilizers.

See Also:

MIDOL

Pharmacological Class:

Analgesic + diuretic + sedating antihistamine.

Adverse Reactions:

Acetaminophen: hepatotoxicity (overdosage). Pyrilamine: drowsiness, dizziness, paradoxical excitation (esp. in children). Caffeine: nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, occasional palpitations.

How Supplied:

Caplets, Complete—24

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