Nonnarcotic analgesics:

Indications for BC ORIGINAL FORMULA:

Pain. Fever.


Place powder on tongue and follow with liquid; or may stir into glass of water or other liquids. 1 powder every 3–4 hours; max: 4 powders/24 hours.


Not recommended.


NSAID allergy. Viral infection in children and teenagers. 3rd trimester pregnancy.


History of asthma or peptic ulcer. Severe hepatic or renal dysfunction. Bleeding disorders. Diabetes. Gout. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pharmacologic Class:



Potentiates anticoagulants, hypoglycemics, methotrexate, acetazolamide, valproic acid, highly protein-bound drugs. Urinary alkalinizers, antacids, corticosteroids may increase excretion. May antagonize ACE inhibitors, β-blockers, diuretics, uricosurics. Increased bleeding risk with NSAIDs or chronic, heavy alcohol use. NSAIDs increase risk of renal dysfunction. Additive effects with other caffeine-containing products.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/bleed, prolonged bleeding time, anaphylaxis, salicylism.

How Supplied:

Powder—2, 6, 18, 24, 50