Who should not take Butalbital-Acetaminophen?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • caloric undernutrition
  • acute liver failure
  • liver problems
  • severe renal impairment
  • Shock
  • acetaminophen overdose
  • Acute Inflammation of the Liver due to Hepatitis C Virus
  • high amount of ammonium in the blood
  • porphyria
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • decreased neutrophils a type of white blood cell
  • having thoughts of suicide
  • alcoholism
  • drug abuse
  • depression
  • hyperactive behavior
  • Asthma Attack
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • unconsciousness resulting from liver cell deterioration
  • severe liver disease
  • kidney disease with reduction in kidney function
  • Temporarily Stops Breathing While Sleeping
  • impaired brain function due to liver disease
  • chronic obstructive lung disease
  • perform complex natural behaviors while asleep


  • Barbiturates
  • Acetaminophen

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