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I. Have a constant headache after Tylenol overdose 2months ago dr gave me fioricet for headaches but they dnt seem to help?
Migraines: Chronic migraines could be due to improper use of pain medications. Medication overuse headache can lead to frequent headaches. inability to identify triggers is also a possibility. Botulinum chemodenervation has been approved for treatment of frequent migraines more than 14 days a month. Occipital/supra orbital nerve stimulator may be effective. Consult your MD for diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
The ER doc gave me Tylenol 3 for my headaches is it safe to take with fioricet 50 325 40 also I overdosed 2 months ago on Tylenol
No: Fioricet has acetaminophen as a major component. Given your prior history, taking fioricet with Tylenol would not be recommended. Always read labels carefully. Many multisymptom cold medications have acetaminophen as a component. So never combine medications unless you check with your doctor or pharmacists. ...Read more
See below: Fioricet contains a combination of acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine. Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer. Butalbital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates. It relaxes muscle contractions involved in a tension headache. Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant. It relaxes muscle contractions in blood vessels to improve blood flow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: with the use of a pill cutter. ...Read more
Is fioricet(plain) and norco10/325 a good combination for tension/migraines? It seems to be the only thing that has worked for me. My new dr disagrees
Not a good plan: Fioricet ; Norco are habit-forming medications, and migraine can be a very long-term problem. Beyond conventional meds, many nutritional interventions may help, such as adding magnesium. Coq10, riboflavin (vit b2), and herbal feverfew. Eliminate coffee/caffeine, and monitor your diet for food sensitivities. Biofeedback and other mind-body approaches can help too. http://tinyurl.com/y883ulg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dr put me on fioricet for my severe migraines. I get them every day and the med often makes it worse. Is there anything else i can take?
Yes, you sure can: Have not used barbiturates for migraine for literally years, as is not appropriate due to rebound reaction like you describe. Similar effect with opioids. You have chronic daily headaches and need to interrupt pattern with preventative agent such as depakote, topamax or otc prep such as riboflavin, coq10, feverfew, butterbur, magnesium. See headache specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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