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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience in General Surgery
Ambien (zolpidem): I believe you're referring to fiorinal with codeine. It is not a good idea to mix narcotics and sleeping medication, such as Codeine and ambien (zolpi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rivas
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Phrenilin is just butallbital/acetaminophen. While fioricet has butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine. Not sure how many pharmacies stock it. It might be ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
19 years experience in Pain Management
Migraine: Because it commonly helps with migraine headaches by improving constriction of blood vessels in the brains of migraine sufferers.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
YES: Yes.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes...but?: Anyone with a medical (or dental license) plus a dea controlled substance registration.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Contains Butalbatal: Which is a barbiturate a controlled substance. May have some effect on the intensity of the headache through a anti-epileptic effect. Also contains c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
FIORINAL (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) -YES: Codeine no!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Fiorinol without Cod: The Codeine probably doesn't add a lot to the effectiveness. This med is responsible for a lot of rebound or transformed migraine development.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
No, Rx: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine): butalbital (50 mg) acetaminophen (325 mg) caffeine (40 mg). Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is not an NSAID. Hope it helps.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Lortab stronger: Lortab has hydrocodone that's stronger than codeine. So lortab has more oomph for pain control.
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A member asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: But Fioricet with Codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine) is considered a narcotic.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
May be: Esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) can help for severe headache.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Headache syndromes: Could be migraine, but other causes are possible. If its migraine, many good treatments taken daily can prevent them. Taking 3 tablets 200 mg Ibuprofe ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Both esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) and Fioricet are pregnancy category c. Animal studies show adverse fetal effects, but no human stu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Both: It is high risk medicine and to be used only under specific circumstances.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience in Pain Management
Narcotic itch: Great question. Any narcotic (or opioid medication) can cause the side effect of itching. If the itching is severe, you may have to change to a diff ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Both are Cat. C: There are no well controlled human studies.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Taking for pain?: All pain medications can make some people feel "high". If you taking this for pain then it is less likely. If you are taking it to get high, then yo ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: There are no interactions noted between Chantix and fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine).
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: No reported interactions between those 2 drugs.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine): Yes , yes it can be very addictive it has butalbitol in it.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: It is still used for that purpose.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Einar Ottestad
18 years experience in Pain Management
Aspirin: Empirin is brand name aspirin, although versions with Codeine do exist.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Usually sleepy: Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) is a sedative/barbiturate. Usually it makes people sleepy but 1-10% of people have the opposite reaction: w ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Controversial: There are studies on both sides of this issue, with some researchers finding that tramadol did reduce withdrawal, while others finding that it either ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
48 hours: Fiorinal with Codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) is primarily eliminates from the body via the kidney as almost unchanged drug or metab ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Many Ways: Aside from the likely liver or kidney damage from the Aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) contained in these combinations, assuming that you were takin ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: However be aware of the combined CNS depressing effect of both Opiods and Benzodiazepines. Overdose or addition of any other CNS depressant like alco ... Read More
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