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…?

Downsides of Taking Fiorinal or Fioricet for Headaches

People who suffer from tension-type headaches that do not respond to over-the-counter (OTC) medications may find relief with combination drugs that include butalbital. Commonly prescribed as Fioricet (butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine) or Fiorinal (butalbital/aspirin/caffeine), butalbital is a sedative in the barbiturate class of medicines. Although the drug causes intense relaxation and eases the pain of a tension headache,… Continue reading Downsides of Taking Fiorinal or Fioricet for Headaches