Perfect Medication to Fight Headache
Butalbital is a combination of acetaminophen and caffeine. All the three components have different actions to perform to give the desired effect of releasing headache. Butalbital belong to a group of drugs called barbiturates. Barbiturates are known to work as central system depressants. So it works for the relaxation of muscle contractions involved in a tension headache.
Caffeine is also a central nervous system stimulant. Caffeine relaxes muscle contractions in blood vessels to improve blood flow. Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer and is used to lessen the pain associated with muscle tension and the caffeine increases the competence of the pain-killing effect.