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are there effective alternative therapies for fioricet addiction

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
NO: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) dependence is dangerous. A rapid detox may result in seizures. Substitution with a long acting barb ... Read More
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Alternatives?: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) addiction can kill you. Get help and support at na and talk honestly with your doctor or an addictio ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Suboxone: You need to get under the care of an addiction specialist. Often Suboxone is used. In any case you need to start a 12 step program or another suppor ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Sedative withdrawal: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) contains the sedative-hypnotic butalbital, caffeine, and acetaminophen. Although one can become habi ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
18 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Take as prescribed and don't stay on it long (less than 6 months) and you should be fine.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Like barbiturates: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) has butalbital, - an old sedative, which is very addictive. You are addicted if you need to take more ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would encourage: You to work with an addiction medicine specialist.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fioricet addiction: Fioricet is an an analgesic that is used to treat headaches. Fioricet addiction is a compulsive physical or psychological need for this medication.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: Contact the american society of addiction medicine to see who they have near you. Be careful, not all addiction specialists are experienced in sedati ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
DBT is most common: Dialectical behavior therapy (dbt) is a system of therapy originally developed by marsha m. Linehan, a psychology researcher at the university of wash ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
None known: Paget's is accelerated and unregulated bone remodeling...Osteoclasts. Osteoblasts and osteocytes are involved. Bone metabolism is very complicated
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: No effective alternative treatment is available other than replacing the deficient thyroid hormone.
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