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Why is fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) considered a controlled substance?

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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management
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In brief: Contains Butalbatal

Which is a barbiturate a controlled substance.
May have some effect on the intensity of the headache through a anti-epileptic effect. Also contains caffeine. Probably not the best treatment for headaches as it tends to worsen them if taken frequently.

In brief: Contains Butalbatal

Which is a barbiturate a controlled substance.
May have some effect on the intensity of the headache through a anti-epileptic effect. Also contains caffeine. Probably not the best treatment for headaches as it tends to worsen them if taken frequently.
Dr. James Marx
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Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine

In brief: Addictive properties

It can be potentially addictive and also has dangerous side effects when combined with other medications that can affect the brain.

In brief: Addictive properties

It can be potentially addictive and also has dangerous side effects when combined with other medications that can affect the brain.
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