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Meprobamate and Aspirin (Systemic)

Brand Names : Epromate-M, Equagesic, Heptogesic, Meprogesic, Meprogesic Q, Micrainin

Meprobamate and Aspirin | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Proper Use of This Medicine

Take this medicine with food or a full glass (8 ounces) of water to lessen stomach irritation.

Do not take this medicine if it has a strong vinegar-like odor . This odor means the aspirin in it is breaking down. If you have any questions about this, check with your health care professional.

Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor . Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. If too much meprobamate is taken, it may become habit-forming. Also, taking too much aspirin may cause stomach problems or lead to medical problems because of an overdose.

Dosing - The dose of meprobamate and aspirin combination will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label . The following information includes only the average doses of meprobamate and aspirin combination. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so:

  • Adults - Oral, 1 or 2 tablets three or four times a day, as needed.
  • Children up to 12 years of age: Use is not recommended.

Storage - To store this medicine:

  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children. Overdose of meprobamate is very dangerous in children.
  • Store away from heat and direct light.
  • Do not store in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down.
  • Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.

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