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Are There Effective Alternative Therapies For Fioricet Addiction
Are there effective alternative therapies for fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) addiction?
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more
Sedative withdrawal: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) contains the sedative-hypnotic butalbital, caffeine, and acetaminophen. Although one can become habituated to caffeine, the butalbital is the more dangerously addictive component. For this component, the physician can use a longer-acting medication like Phenobarbital and slowly taper from that. Find an addiction medicine physician: http://www.Asam.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is safe to take Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) just as need it?, or should be part of a treatment? I am really afraid of addictions
Yes: Take as prescribed and don't stay on it long (less than 6 months) and you should be fine. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Can you tell me how to ease addiction to fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) (the generic is butalbital) please help?
What is the definition or description of: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) addiction?
How can I find a medical doctor to assist my wife in getting off of fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine)? Our rural area does not have addiction services
Addiction Medicine: There may be a physician trained in addiction medicine in your vicinity, even if there are no inpatient programs nearby. You can check the american society for addiction medicine web site's "find a physician" search engine: http://community.Asam.Org/search/default.Asp?M=basic some of these physicians are psychiatrists, but other backgrounds are there also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DBT Therapy: Dialectical behavioral therapy is probably the most well studied non medication treatment for borderline pd. Medications only help somewhat with the mood swings, depression, and impulsive behaviors. Marsha linehan phd actually suffers borderline pd and developed this model of therapy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
None known: Paget's is accelerated and unregulated bone remodeling...Osteoclasts. Osteoblasts and osteocytes are involved. Bone metabolism is very complicated ...Read more
No: If a child is not manufacturing enough thyroid hormone it must be replaced. Levothyroxine is the generic name for the medication used to treat an underactive thyroid. Particularly in children, thyroid hormone is important for growth and also brain development when very young. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Avoiding dentures: This is an excellent question, and there are ways to prevent a need for dentures. But you have to start early with regular dental check-ups and some kind of Fluoride treatment in childhood. As you get older, take care of your gums with dental floss, toothpicks, or water-pik-like devices. Get problems treated promptly and avoid foods that harm teeth (carbonated beverages, high sugar content foods). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What alternative therapies, in order of effectiveness, are most effective in treating neuropathic pain? Many thanks, B
Neuropathic Pain: Make sure you are getting 15 mg of L-Methylfolate, methylcobalamin (active B12 (2-4g), P5P (active B6) (50-75mg) daily. Don't smoke if you do! Those supplements will help increase circulation to the nerves which helps the pain by supporting & regrowing nerves. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine): Yes , yes it can be very addictive it has butalbitol in it. ...Read more
Laser therapy: I'm assuming you mean laser therapy as a form of acupuncture? It has been used with several kinds of addictions, but the research available doesn't document the results well. This doesn't mean it's ineffective, just that more studies are needed. Here are a couple that i could find: [nicotine] http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21249644 ; [alcohol] http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/15674998. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very: Without "met", many patients will remain in denial, sabotage their treatment, offer resistance or quit treatment. Keeping the patient in treatment is key in the early phase of treatment. ...Read more
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