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A 48-year-old member asked:

Does fiorinal with codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) give you the high feeling like hydrocodone?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Maybe: It depends upon your individual metabolism. With that said, Codeine is considered less of an addictive narcotic/opioid than hydrocodone. However, it can still affect your thinking process so only take it if you absolutely have to do so.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Does fiorinal with codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) make you high?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
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 you are risking your life.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Whats fiorinal with codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) like?

3 doctor answers12 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 48 years experience
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.
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
The terms "rebound" and "transformed migraine" are in the literature; yet, these labels are provided without biological proof that the hypothesized mechanism is actually present. Conversely, the labels are applied to patients who have frequent symptoms that they "chase" with pain pills recurrently. The pivotal issue is this situation.
Jun 30, 2014

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