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 ?

What is Fioricet Interaction with other Drugs and Foods

Drug interactions can change the effects of how the medication works for you or increase the risk of unwanted side effects. Maintain a list of all other products you use apart from Fioricet. These products can be non prescription or prescription drugs, herbal supplements etc., and share the list with your pharmacist or doctor. Do… Continue reading What is Fioricet Interaction with other Drugs and Foods

Fioricet Dosage

Generic name: BUTALBITAL 50mg, ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg, CAFFEINE 40mg Dosage form: tablet One or 2 tablets every 4 hours as needed. Total daily dosage should not exceed 6 tablets. Extended and repeated use of Fioricet is not recommended because of the potential for physical dependence.

What Side Effects May I Notice From Receiving Butalbital APAP Caffeine ?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible after you take Butalbital APAP Caffeine. allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue anxious breathing problems confusion fast, irregular heartbeat redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside… Continue reading What Side Effects May I Notice From Receiving Butalbital APAP Caffeine ?

How Does Fioricet Work with other Drugs ?

Medicines that interact with Fioricet may either decrease its effect, affect how long it works for, increase side effects, or have less of an effect when taken with Fioricet. An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of the medications; however, sometimes it does. Speak to your doctor… Continue reading How Does Fioricet Work with other Drugs ?

What is a Fioricet High?

One of the key active ingredients responsible for the so-called Fioricet high is butalbital. Butalbital is a barbiturate that’s considered short-to-intermediate acting, and it can relieve symptoms of anxiety, reduce pain, relax muscles and act as a sedative. There are many neuropsychological effects of butalbital, some of which aren’t clearly understood to this day. The… Continue reading What is a Fioricet High?

What is Fioricet?

If you’re struggling with constant All kinds of Headache, your doctor might prescribe you a medication called Fioricet.  This proprietary, brand name medication is actually a combination of other medications. Fioricet is supplied in hard-gelatin capsule form for oral administration. Each capsule contains the following active ingredients: Butalbital, USP……………………50 mg Acetaminophen, USP…………….300 mg Caffeine, USP……………………..40… Continue reading What is Fioricet?

Fioricet Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine Pregnancy Warnings Use is not recommended unless clearly needed US FDA pregnancy category: C Comment: Monitor for barbiturate withdrawal in neonates Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted on this combination product.   Epidemiologic data for acetaminophen, including a population based case-control study from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study (n=… Continue reading Fioricet Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

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?

What is Butalbital APAP Caffeine ?

Butalbital, acetaminophen, and caffeine combination is used to relieve symptoms of tension (or muscle contraction) headaches. Butalbital belongs to the group of medicines called barbiturates. Barbiturates act in the central nervous system (CNS) to produce their effects. Acetaminophen is used to relieve pain and reduce fever in patients. It does not become habit-forming when taken… Continue reading What is Butalbital APAP Caffeine ?