Goody's Extra Strength

Goody's® Extra Strength
Headache Powder

The tried and true classic Goody's® Powder for amazingly fast relief of minor aches and pains due to headaches, arthritis, colds and fever.

Available in 2, 6, 24 and 50 count packages.

Drug Facts 

Active Ingredients (per powder) Purpose
Acetaminophen 260 mg Pain reliever / Fever reducer
Aspirin (NSAID)*500 mg Pain reliever / Fever reducer
Caffeine 32.5 mg Pain reliever aid

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Uses

Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • headaches
  • minor arthritis pain
  • muscular aches
  • 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 severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • Hives
  • Shock
  • Facial swelling
  • Asthma (wheezing)

Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • skin reddening
  • blisters
  • rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Liver warnings: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take

  • More than 4 powders in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • With other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

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 a longer time than directed

Do not use:

  • If you have ever had an allergic reaction to aspirin or any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • With any another drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or non-prescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

Ask a doctor before use if:

  • You have liver disease
  • Stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • You have a history of stomach problem, 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

Stop use and see 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 lasts more than three 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 three 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

 

Directions

Do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

  • 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 60 mg
  • Store below 25°C (77°F)
  • Inactive ingredients: lactose monohydrate, potassium chloride

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Overdose warning: Taking more than the recommended dose can cause serious health problems. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away. Quick medical attention is crucial for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.