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BC Arthritis (Medtech Products Inc.)

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POWDER 24 POWDER in 1 BOX (63029-202-02) Label Information

Complete BC Arthritis Information

  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Drug Facts


  • Active ingredient

    (in each powder)

    Aspirin (NSAID*) 1000 mg

    *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


  • Purpose

    Pain reliever/fever reducer


  • Active ingredient

    (in each powder)

    Caffeine 65 mg


  • Purpose

    Pain reliever aid


  • Uses

    • temporary relieves minor aches and pains due to:
      ° headaches
      ° muscular aches
      ° minor arthritis pain
      ° colds
    • temporarily reduces fever

  • Warnings

    Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

    Allergy alert: Aspirin may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

    • hives
    • facial swelling
    • shock
    • asthma (wheezing)

    Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you

    • are age 60 or older
    • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
    • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
    • take other drugs containing prescription or non-prescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
    • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
    • take more or for longer time than directed

    Do not use

    if you have ever had an allergic reaction to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.

    Ask a doctor before use if
    • stomach bleeding warnings applies to you
    • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
    • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
    • you are taking a diuretic
    • you have asthma

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    taking a prescription drug for diabetes, gout, or arthritis.

    When using this product

    limit the use of caffeine-containing drugs, foods or drinks because too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and, occasionally, rapid heart beat. The recommended dose of this product contains about as much caffeine as a cup of coffee.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
    • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
      ° feel faint
      ° vomit blood
      ° have bloody or black stools
      ° have stomach pain that does not get better
    • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    • redness or swelling is present
    • any new symptoms appear
    • ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs. These could be signs of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • Directions

    • adults and children 12 years of age and over: place 1 powder on tongue every 6 hours, while symptoms persist. Drink a full glass of water with each dose, or may stir powder into a glass of water or other liquid. 
    • do not take more than 4 powders in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.
    • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor.

  • Other information

    • each powder contains: potassium 65 mg
    • store below 25ºC (77ºF)

  • Inactive ingredients

    docusate sodium, fumaric acid, lactose monohydrate, potassium chloride


  • Questions or comments?

    1-866-255-5197 (English/Spanish) weekdays


  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

    BC®
    ASPIRIN (NSAID) – PAIN RELIEVER ● FEVER REDUCER
    CAFFEINE – PAIN RELIEVER AID
    FAST PAIN RELIEF
    Arthritis FORMULA
    FOR TEMPORARY RELIEF OF MINOR ARTHRITIS PAIN
    50 POWDERS

    BC®
ASPIRIN (NSAID) – PAIN RELIEVER ● FEVER REDUCER
CAFFEINE – PAIN RELIEVER AID
FAST PAIN RELIEF
Arthritis FORMULA
FOR TEMPORARY RELIEF OF MINOR ARTHRITIS PAIN
50 POWDERS


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    BC ARTHRITIS 
    aspirin and caffeine powder
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:63029-202
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    ASPIRIN (UNII: R16CO5Y76E) (ASPIRIN - UNII:R16CO5Y76E) ASPIRIN 1000 mg
    CAFFEINE (UNII: 3G6A5W338E) (CAFFEINE - UNII:3G6A5W338E) CAFFEINE 65 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    DOCUSATE SODIUM (UNII: F05Q2T2JA0)  
    FUMARIC ACID (UNII: 88XHZ13131)  
    LACTOSE MONOHYDRATE (UNII: EWQ57Q8I5X)  
    POTASSIUM CHLORIDE (UNII: 660YQ98I10)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color WHITE Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:63029-202-02 24 in 1 BOX; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2 NDC:63029-202-06 6 in 1 PACKAGE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3 NDC:63029-202-50 50 in 1 CARTON; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part343 06/01/2012
    Labeler - Medtech Products Inc. (122715688)