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Is fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) w codeine dangerous, or just addictive?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Both: It is high risk medicine and to be used only under specific circumstances.
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine): Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) actually contains 3 drugs that can be addictive codeine a narcotic, butalbital a barbiturate and caffeine all of which may become addictive it also contains aspirin which has its own dangers Care should be taken when used frequently

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Last updated Aug 28, 2014

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