A 33-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) addiction?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
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A 42-year-old member asked:
What are the symptoms of fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) addiction?
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Addiction Medicine 31 years experience
Like barbiturates: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) has butalbital, - an old sedative, which is very addictive. You are addicted if you need to take more and more to achieve the same result and if you have withdrawals from not taking the next dose. I treat this addiction by prescribing 3 generics instead of Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) and then first substituting components and them weaning slowly from each component.
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Last updated May 6, 2017
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