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A 31-year-old member asked:

I take high dose of fioricet, (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) can i get addicted?

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Dr. Philip Gilly
Addiction Medicine 40 years experience
Yes it is possible : To become dependent on fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine). Even without codeine, it still contains a barbituate. Besides which you are taking high doses of Acetaminophen which has acute and chronic effects on your liver. Recommend you consider other treatments for your condition.
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