Skip to content

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of butalbital-acetaminophen-caffeine oral.

Overall User Ratings

197 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 132 Next»
Condition: Migraine Headache
3/23/2015 1:09:39 PM

Reviewer: cdhm05, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medication worked for me...until I realized i was having to take more to help with my migraines...and I was having more migraines so i was taking more butalbital...hmmm....that sounded a lot like addiction. And it is...after seeing a new neurologist he advised me to discontinue the medication immediately. I now have to go through a week long DHE IV Infusion to rid my body of this drug so we c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
2/14/2015 8:44:00 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medicine has been like a miracle cure to me. After years of just "suffering through" I finally decided to ask my doctor about my options. This medicine is what he prescribed. Not only dose taking 1-2 pills quickly relieve my pain, but I suffer no side effects from them.

Condition: Migraine Headache
12/3/2014 7:56:26 PM

Reviewer: DianeM1203x, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After suffering most of my life and taking every type of drug known, Butalb 50/325 two capsules every four hours as soon as I even thought a migraine was coming on, did the trick. It never "drugged" me out like Percocet and the like. I am finally taking 30 specific Botox shots in my scalp, face and shoulders. Instead of having a migraine nearly on a daily basis, I have had two in six ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
11/8/2014 9:24:50 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Migraine Headache
8/23/2014 11:40:21 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medicine was new to me when my previous narc was discontinued. I was resistant to change since that had worked for over 20 yrs. However, I can now see how this actually helps to relive the pain immediately, but it doesn't make me sleepy. In fact, I am wired but can't move due to the pain and I want to sleep in most cases. I just had to call for my new RX after experiencing 4 days of m ... Show Full Comment

1-5 of 132 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

sore foot
3 warning signs.
acupuncture needle on shoulder
10 tips to look and feel good.
mature woman holding fan in face
Symptoms and treatments.
disciplining a boy
Types, symptoms, causes.
psoriasis
What it looks like.
checking blood sugar
Symptoms and treatment.
man behind computer screen
10 possible causes.
Woman with itchy watery eyes
Common triggers.
man screaming
Making sense of symptoms.
human liver
What puts you at risk?
restroom sign
Food and drinks that make you go.
two male hands
Understanding RA.

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.