What is the Correct Dosage of Fioricet and How to Treat Overdose ?

What Is Fioricet? Fioricet is the brand name of a combination drug that’s used for the treatment of headaches that can include tension headaches, headaches from muscle contractions and post-dural puncture headaches. While not an official indication, Fioricet is also often given to treat migraines and other causes of pain. The three components (Butalbital APAP… Continue reading What is the Correct Dosage of Fioricet and How to Treat Overdose ?

Downsides of Taking Fiorinal or Fioricet for Headaches

People who suffer from tension-type headaches that do not respond to over-the-counter (OTC) medications may find relief with combination drugs that include butalbital. Commonly prescribed as Fioricet (butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine) or Fiorinal (butalbital/aspirin/caffeine), butalbital is a sedative in the barbiturate class of medicines. Although the drug causes intense relaxation and eases the pain of a tension headache,… Continue reading Downsides of Taking Fiorinal or Fioricet for Headaches

Why Does Fioricet Work for Headaches?

What causes headaches? Doctors don’t fully understand what causes most headaches. They do know that the brain tissue and the skull are never responsible since they don’t have nerves that register pain. But the blood vessels in the head and neck can signal pain, as can the tissues that surround the brain and some major nerves… Continue reading Why Does Fioricet Work for Headaches?