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Doctor insights on: Butalbital Acetaminophen Caffeine And Codeine Phosphate Capsule Dosage

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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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Fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine) on drug test, will I pass?

Fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine) on drug test, will I pass?

No: it contains, obviously, codeine which will show up as an opiate (and is also metabolized into morphine). It also contains a barbiturate, bultalbital, which will also show up as positive. I would worry more about using drugs when you are subject to drug testing, and the level of severity of your drug problem, as you do about getting caught. ...Read more

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How can I safely detox from fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine)?

How can I safely detox from fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine)?

Need medical help: You will need to reduce the dose slowly and at the same time initiated some other non addictive preventive treatment for migraine such as topiramate or topamax or a beta blocker with the use of a triptan such as Imitrex (sumatriptan) for acute attacks. You may need something for anxiety as you withdraw from the barbituric component of fioricet. ...Read more

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I hear there is a new medication called fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) which has codeine, can you tell me more about it?

I hear there is a new medication called fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) which has codeine, can you tell me more about it?

An addicting med.: An addicting pain medicine for headaches. I would recommend you don't use it. I would do my best to understand the cause of your headaches. May just need new glasses, control your blood pressure, address the stress of life/job/responsibilities rather than complicate with an addicting medication. It would be my last resort, if ever at all. Go to a headache specialist, or interventional pain doc. ...Read more

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Is fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine) better than 222 pills?

Is fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine) better than 222 pills?

Better options exist: Fioricet/ fiorinal is a barbiturate derivative, which can be highly addictive , and interact with many other drugs.The type and source of headaches must be established ie; classic migraine, chronic daily ha, clusterha, ect. Biofeedback has been shown to be an effective treatment. Some ha's are peripheral (occipital neuralgia). If ha's are frequent , a preventative drug is preferred( topamax, (topiramate) verapam. ...Read more

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Every 3 day cut back of fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine) put me in wd at end of month. Went from 4 to 1 every other. What can I do now.1 per day?

Controlling pain: Using music, deep breathing, light activity (walking, swimming, dancing), reading, massage, and meditation/prayer can add to your ability to control your pain, even while decreasing pain medications. Practice a little more each day and you can become an expert on controlling your own pain. Talk to your doctor and consider visiting a pain clinic to help get you started. ...Read more

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Can i take fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine) while trying to conceive?

Can i take fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine) while trying to conceive?

Yes, but: Opioids in general like Codeine may affect reproductive hormones and may cause fertility issues by affecting ovulation. Only a thorough workup can determine if that is the case. If fertility is not an issue, the use of any drug during pregnancy can be a concern as this med has a category c rating for fetal adverse effects. Consult with an OB to weigh the risks versus the benefits. ...Read more

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Whats the daily maximum dose of 500mg Acetaminophen + 15mg caffeine + 8mg codeine Tablets for relief from severe acute headache?

Whats the daily maximum dose of 500mg Acetaminophen + 15mg caffeine + 8mg codeine Tablets for relief from severe acute headache?

2,000 mg is max: Have you ever tried Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) for your headaches? It's a combination of aspirin, caffein, and butalbital. In my experience, Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) is much more effective than the combination you're taking. Acetaminophen is highly toxic to the liver. Codeine can actually cause headaches in some people. ...Read more

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I take high dose of fioricet, (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) can I get addicted?

Yes it is possible : To become dependent on fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine). Even without codeine, it still contains a barbituate. Besides which you are taking high doses of Acetaminophen which has acute and chronic effects on your liver. Recommend you consider other treatments for your condition. ...Read more

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Robaxisal contains codeine phosphate and tylenol (acetaminophen) contains codeine, what's the difference?

Robaxisal contains codeine phosphate and tylenol (acetaminophen) contains codeine, what's the difference?

Not totally true: Robaxisal is a combination of aspirin and a muscle relaxant. It does not contain codeine. Robaxisal-C contains the same two components plus codeine. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a mild pain reliever and not a muscle relaxant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 3 acetaminophen and codeine phosphate together?

3 acetaminophen code: This really depends on what your prescribed and how he told you to take it. Do not take the medication in any manner other than as prescribed. ...Read more

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I have used 7 10mg/300mg of acetaminophen-codeine phosphate. is it dangerous?

I have used 7 10mg/300mg of acetaminophen-codeine phosphate. is it dangerous?

Not recommended: due to the potential side effects: troubled breathing, convulsions and sometimes vomiting of blood. You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur. Maximum 24 Hour Dose: Codeine 360 mg/Acetaminophen 4000 mg. ...Read more

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How can one detox from fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine)?

How can one detox from fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine)?

Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine): Start decreasing the frequency perhaps on a weekly basis. Then start to take less dose. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to combine butterbur and fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine)?

Probably Not Safe: Some butterbur preparations contain chemicals called pyrrolizidine alkaloids (pas), which can damage the liver and cause other serious harm. Only butterbur products that are certified and labeled “pa-free” should be used. Since even the "pa-free" version of butterbur breaks down in the liver avoid taking with Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) (since this has Acetaminophen in it) and can lead to further liver damage. ...Read more

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K Phos (Definition)

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