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Fort Lauderdale, FL
A 17-year-old female asked:

What are the side efects of fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) and can it cause headache?

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Dr. Marshall Bedder
Pain Management 40 years experience
Old style medication: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) is a combination barbiturate /acetaminophen that used to be popular for headaches. In fact it is a very ineffective drug that causes drug rebound headaches. It is not an appropriate medication to treat your headache. See a neurologist or pain specialist for an evaluation.
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