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

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

It is high risk medicine and to be used only under specific circumstances.

Answered Aug 28, 2014

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff answered

Specializes in Addiction Medicine

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

Answered Aug 26, 2014

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