home image

Bayer® Headache Relief
for headache pain.

The power of Bayer Headache Relief’s dual action formula includes extra strength aspirin for targeted relief of your headache pain.

dual action formula
Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

What is the "dual action formula" in Bayer Headache Relief?

Bayer Headache Relief contains 2 active ingredients, aspirin 500mg per tablet and caffeine 32.5mg per tablet. Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)/pain reliever and caffeine is an adjuvant, or pain reliever aid/booster.

Which works faster on pain, Bayer Headache Relief or Bayer Advanced Aspirin?

There are no studies that compare Bayer Headache Relief to Bayer Advanced Aspirin.

Can Bayer Headache Relief be used at onset of a Heart Attack?

No. This formula contains caffeine as an adjuvant which aids in the action of the aspirin for pain relief. It is not appropriate for cardiovascular use.

Is Bayer Headache Relief enteric coated?

No. Enteric coating is a delayed release coating which means that it will take longer for the aspirin to dissolve and be absorbed. For this reason, products with enteric coating are not recommended for quick pain relief.

Ingredients

Caffeine - what is the purpose?

Referred to as an adjuvant, or pain reliever aid. In Bayer Headache Relief and Bayer Extra Strength Back & Body the caffeine aids in the action of the active ingredient, aspirin.

Usage and Labeling

What is Bayer Headache Relief used for?

Bayer Headache Relief temporarily relieves headache and muscle aches and pains.

Packaging

Both Bayer Headache Relief and Bayer Advanced Aspirin are in a purple box. Do they both use the Pro-Release™ Technology? How do the formulas differ?

Bayer Advanced Aspirin uses Pro-Release™ Technology and contains aspirin as the only active pain relieving ingredient. Bayer Headache Relief contains 2 active ingredients, aspirin 500mg per tablet and caffeine 32.5mg per tablet, and does not use Pro-Release™ Technology. Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)/pain reliever and caffeine is an adjuvant, or pain reliever aid/booster.

download drug facts Download the drug facts PDF
The Drug Facts labeling information contained within this website should be regarded as the most up to date and may differ from the product labeling that you have purchased.
download drug facts Download the drug facts PDF
The Drug Facts labeling information contained within this website should be regarded as the most up to date and may differ from the product labeling that you have purchased.