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What over-the-counter items can ease withdrawal from fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine)?

What over-the-counter items can ease withdrawal from fioricet with codeine (acetaminophen butalbital caffeine and codeine)?

No OTC meds.: There are no otc meds that will help with withdrawal symptoms from narcotics. You should see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Fioricet With Codeine (Definition)

Fioricet with Codeine is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more


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Is it safe to take Fioricet with Codeine (only as needed) with Zoloft. Any seratonin syndrome?

Interactions: Taking zoloft and Fioricet with codeine together may decrease effectiveness of codeine. Combined use may ^ risk for " dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, & difficulty concentrating." per the Drugs. Com drug interaction checker. It does not appear to increase risk for serotonin syndrome. ...Read more

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Stopped fioricet/codeine 90 pills a month to 30 pills in one month. Withdrawals in morning till I take 1 pill, then good all day, is this normal?

Stopped fioricet/codeine 90 pills a month to 30 pills in one month. Withdrawals in morning till I take 1 pill, then good all day, is this normal?

Withdrawal: In order to prevent or diminish symptoms of withdrawal attributed to butalbital which is found in fioricet, (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) a person must taper down the dose he or she takes. Than one has decreased to one pill per day is a good indication that the taper down regimen is working since you are only taking onepill per day. ...Read more

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Can I take 5mg of Ambien (zolpidem) and fioricet (without codeine) together?

Risky combination: Fioricet is a barbiturate, and large doses can interfere with breathing. Ambien (zolpidem) plus Fioricet causes marked drowsiness. Putting all together, you could sleep so soundly that there could be risk of aspiration, but if you have any sleep apnea, respiratory drive might be substantially suppressed. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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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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?

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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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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Is there a legal over-the-counter cough syrup that contains codeine in it in Canada?

Is there a legal over-the-counter cough syrup that contains codeine in it in Canada?

Sorry: Doubt it but do not know the laws and availability in Canada. It's not OTC here ...Read more

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Will 16 mg of codeine (over the counter pain med from ireland) taken saturday and sunday show up on a preemployment drug test on wed morning?

Will 16 mg of codeine (over the counter pain med from ireland) taken saturday and sunday show up on a preemployment drug test on wed morning?

Unlikely: If you only ingested what you have said, it is likely that your urine test will have dropped below the cutoff levels and be reported negative. This is no guarantee however and if the medication was obtained over the counter without prescription in a foreign country, the medical review officer will likely not accept that as medical justification and be required to report that as a positive test. ...Read more

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I took over-the-counter Robitussin (guaifenesin) can I take prescription Robitussin (guaifenesin) with codeine after 4 hours?

I took over-the-counter Robitussin (guaifenesin) can I take prescription Robitussin (guaifenesin) with codeine after 4 hours?

Probably: Remember Robitussin (guaifenesin) mainly works by irritating the stomach to stimulate secretions. Taking more often than 6 hours my lead to stomach upset, so you might want to wait a little longer than 4 hours. ...Read more

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What will happen to my baby when they're born I have been using over-the-counter tylenol (acetaminophen) 1 w codeine for a hernia will they take baby away? In canada

What will happen to my baby when they're born I have been using over-the-counter tylenol (acetaminophen) 1 w codeine for a hernia will they take baby away? In canada

Doubtful: I'm not sure why the canadian government would take your baby away of your using pain medication for a hernia. If it is that painful however, you should see your obstetrician for a physical exam asap. ...Read more

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Are medicinal mushrooms safe to take? And do they interact with Fiorecet with Codeine?

Medicinal Mushrooms: There are many types of medicinal mushrooms. This question can't be answered with the available information. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Reishi, Chaga and Cordyceps Mushroom with prescription medications, specially Fiorecet With Codeine?

Wasteful, but safe.: (sigh) You've been listening to the high-school dropout at the health-food store again, haven't you? Why are you wasting your money on worthless nostrums? You are lett ...Read more

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Could withdrawals be hard from 90mg codeine taken for a month and then stopped cold turkey?

Could withdrawals be hard from 90mg codeine taken for a month and then stopped cold turkey?

Opiate withdrawal: Can be very uncomfortable. The good news, is not life threatening if you are withdrawing only from Codeine and not a combination of drugs. In any case it is a serious issue and need to be addressed.
Rec.: see your pcp to discuss your concerns and options. ...Read more

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Is constipation codeine withdrawal?

Is constipation codeine withdrawal?

Codeine: No - constipation is due to use of Codeine and other opioids. When withdrawing you gets cramps and the runs. ...Read more

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I'm having zydol withdrawal, I don't think it'll last long coz I wasn't taking them long but can I take codeine for the next day or two?

Ultram dependance: Zydol is an opiate with the potential of causing dependance. Using another opiate to control withdrawals will not fix your problem. This is something you need to discuss with you doctor who may be able to formulate a better long term plan for you. ...Read more

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Can I take promethazine syrup without codeine in it to help with my withdrawals and sleep?

Can I take promethazine syrup without codeine in it to help with my withdrawals and sleep?

INSOMNIA EVAL: NO IT WILL NOT. You need an EXAM&LABS CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science. Com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause INSOMNIA/FATIGUE CHK thyroid panel and thyroid antibodies. ...Read more

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Been on tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine for awhile, what are the withdrawal symptoms?

Been on tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine for awhile, what are the withdrawal symptoms?

Like the flu: Withdrawal symptoms from opioids depend on the person. The severity of symptoms is variable. Comparing it to a bad stomach flu for a few days is probably the best comparison. There is also a feeling of doom and gloom which passes. ...Read more

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Can I take promethazine cough syrup without codeine to help me with my heroin withdrawals and sleep?

Can I take promethazine cough syrup without codeine to help me with my heroin withdrawals and sleep?

Not likely to help: You may want to consider a medical assisted detox program. Don't try to detox from heroin on your own. ...Read more

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Have been taking 30-60mg of codeine daily for wisdom teeth removal for about 3 days. Will I have withdrawal symptoms when I stop taking it?

Codeine: By now the pain and swelling should be starting to go down. If so, begin tapering off the Codeine, substituting Ibuprofen if you still need some support. If pain persists, or if you have difficulty coming off the codeine, call your Oral Surgeon for help. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Fioricet (Definition)

Fioricet is a combination agent for pain which is a ...Read more