Fioricet Withdrawal and Pain Pills?

Fioricet Withdrawal and discomfort Pills? I have been getting Fioricet with codeine for the past year or so for my every day Migraines/Headaches. My doctor reduce me off from the medication all of a sudden. I went through the particular withdrawal symptoms that I have been reading about. I did not want to call my… Continue reading Fioricet Withdrawal and Pain Pills?

Girlfriend takes Fioricet(Butalbital APAP Caffeine) w/ Codeine for All kinds of Headache…?

Girlfriend takes Fioricet(Butalbital APAP Caffeine) w/ Codeine for All kinds of Headache…? My girlfriend frequently gets All kinds of Headache and she was prescribed a new medication called Fioricet (Butalbital APAP Caffeine) which has Codeine in it. One day I noticed she took 6 pills within a 6 hour period. She kept commenting on how… Continue reading Girlfriend takes Fioricet(Butalbital APAP Caffeine) w/ Codeine for All kinds of Headache…?

What is Gabapentin ? What is your Experience with Gabapentin?

What is Gabapentin and What is Gabapentin Used for ? Gabapentin is used with other medications to prevent and control seizures. It is also used to relieve nerve pain following shingles (a painful rash due to herpes zoster infection) in adults. Gabapentin is known as an anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug. OTHER USES: This section contains… Continue reading What is Gabapentin ? What is your Experience with Gabapentin?

Gabapentin is not Suitable for Children under 6 Years of Age

Gabapentin is not suitable for children under 6 years of age but, if it has been prescribed for a child who is older than this, check the label carefully to make sure you are giving the correct dose. Gabapentin is FDA approved as an anti-convulsant for the treatment of Epilepsy and seizures resulting from other… Continue reading Gabapentin is not Suitable for Children under 6 Years of Age

Gabapentin is Used primarily to Treat Seizures and Neuropathic Pain

Gabapentin is used primarily to treat seizures and neuropathic pain. It is also commonly prescribed for many off-label uses, such as treatment of anxiety disrders, insomnia, and bipolar disorder. There are, however, concerns regarding the quality of the trials conducted and evidence for som such uses, especially in the case of its use as a… Continue reading Gabapentin is Used primarily to Treat Seizures and Neuropathic Pain

When Was Gabapentin Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ?

About Gabapentin There are many drugs used to treat anxiety. New studies are now showing that Gabapentin has been a successful treatment for individuals who suffer from anxiety. However, there are no randomized controlled trials on the effectiveness of this medication in generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and there are only a few case reports. People… Continue reading When Was Gabapentin Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ?

What is the Triggers of Migraine and How to Kick your Migraine away ?

“A migraine is like a tornado; it attacks fast without any warning and wreaks havoc. ” Migraines usually start during the teenage years or early in adult life, affecting more women than men with a ratio of three to one. Migraines are caused from constricted (tightening) arteries that supply blood flow to the brain. When… Continue reading What is the Triggers of Migraine and How to Kick your Migraine away ?

Off-label Use of Gabapentin

Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant prescription drug that goes by several brand names including, Neurontin, Gralise, Gabarone, and Fanatrex. Gabapentin is used to help control partial seizures (convulsions) in the treatment of epilepsy. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to control seizures for as long as you continue to take it. Gabapentin is… Continue reading Off-label Use of Gabapentin

What is Fioricet?

If you’re struggling with constant All kinds of Headache, your doctor might prescribe you a medication called Fioricet.  This proprietary, brand name medication is actually a combination of other medications. Fioricet is supplied in hard-gelatin capsule form for oral administration. Each capsule contains the following active ingredients: Butalbital, USP……………………50 mg Acetaminophen, USP…………….300 mg Caffeine, USP……………………..40… Continue reading What is Fioricet?

Why Does Fioricet Work for Headaches?

What causes headaches? Doctors don’t fully understand what causes most headaches. They do know that the brain tissue and the skull are never responsible since they don’t have nerves that register pain. But the blood vessels in the head and neck can signal pain, as can the tissues that surround the brain and some major nerves… Continue reading Why Does Fioricet Work for Headaches?