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  1. Doc doesn't know whats wrong, can anyone help?
    ... scan done and everything was fine. Dr prescribed me Fioricet and it worked ok whenever the headaches were really...

  2. Help, to many problems to pick one topic
    ... back pains due to acid? 4. Tension Headaches: rx: Fioricet . My headaches only seem to happen about every three...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Lexapro and OTC Pain Meds
    ... cheap and works great on headaches..i take that or a fioricet for my headaches....er..i also take lexapro 40mg...
    ... prescription strength headache relievers like Maxalt and Fioricet ....

Pain Management board

  1. can anybody help me, suggestions please.
    ... I had migraines that worked pretty good after the Fioricet with Codeine stopped being effective....

  2. Can taking pain meds cause brain anuresum?
    ... triggering really ugly base of my skull headaches. i use fioricet vs fiorinal like you do. just an FYI for you here ... my head pain worse,not better. thats why i take the fioricet . it has the same exact properties as the fiorinal...

  3. Could the shortness of my TEMPER WICK be due to my pain medications?
    ... month), Dilaudid 8 mg (averaging 4 or 5 per day), Fioricet w/Codeine (approximately 100 per 45 days), Verapamil...

  4. Fentanyl patch questions
    ... medications, these three are my main medications. I do use Fioricet and Fioricet w/Codeine for muscle tension type headaches...
    ... medications, these three are my main medications. I do use Fioricet and Fioricet w/Codeine for muscle tension type headaches...

  5. Peoples misconceptions about pain meds
    ... ing my pain medications--Duragesic, Actiq, Dilaudid, Fioricet , and Fioricet w/Codeine. I have Systemic Lupus and...

  6. shoulder pain
    ... assuming its all muscle related in some way. i do have fioricet to take when things really hit the fan and my bio ... inside my "triangle from hell" but when i tried the fioricet for my post angio headaches one time,wow i found out ... part of the triangle crap,that they responded to the fioricet ,so my primary ahs been Rxing it for just the headaches...

  7. Can I exchange meds I just got at the pharmacy?
    ... only thing I must add was that my doctor phoned in Fioricet (generic), but the pharmacy gave me Fiorinal (generic...

  8. The Darvocet was crap just like you all said!
    ... is prescribe Phrenilln (which is the same stuff as Fioricet more or less) and Darvocet for the pain. My PM doctor...

  9. Has anyone been given Esgic Plus for pain?
    ... remeber right and that may be the 'plus' in it) or fioricet which is not even a narcotic but a barbiturate.the...

  10. Vicodin headache?
    ... that job. the caffiene being in both fiorinal and fioricet is basically doing that very same thing.it is over...

  11. Painful skull fracture
    ... hydromorphone 8 mg (generic Dilaudid by Roxane), Fioricet , and Fioricet w/Codeine!!! Furthermore, I've had ... person badly this way. So, I've been using more of my Fioricet -based stuff (both plain Fioricet and Fioricet w/Codeine...

  12. RSD - Finally starting Pain Management...
    ... medication I use that is NOT a technical opiate is Fioricet (butalbital, caffeine, and acetaminophen). Butalbital...

  13. Thinking of changing BT meds....suggestions?
    ... and Dilaudid for BT pain relief. Oh...I also use Fioricet for tension-type headaches. Thank you for indulging...
    ... and Dilaudid for BT pain relief. Oh...I also use Fioricet for tension-type headaches. Thank you for indulging...

  14. Managing pain with patches
    ... different pain-related problems--like Dilaudid and Fioricet . By the way, I use Tegretol 200 mg 3 times a day...
    ... different pain-related problems--like Dilaudid and Fioricet . By the way, I use Tegretol 200 mg 3 times a day...

  15. Any suggestions on pain meds?
    ... painn meds you could suggest are: IBU 800mg Fioricet promethazine tablets actually helps pain...
    ... other painn meds you could suggest are: IBU 800mg Fioricet promethazine tablets cold packs dont rule...

  16. My Doc will not listen or doesn't want to....
    ... getting worse. He then called me in esgic plus - fioricet and I can't take this during the day as it makes me...

  17. Teva OC
    ... only thing I don't have a choice on is the generic Fioricet . They get whatever is available to them. Fortunately...

  18. Fiorinal/cod 30mg or percocet 7.5/325mg
    ... nstructing Dr.'s not to put any new patients on Fiorinal or Fioricet and to try to move any patients that are taking it...
    ... I was taking fioricet for over 20 years for migraines that started when ... I was 8 years old.In the 80's my gp started me on fioricet and I took them everyday until last year when reading ... under control came back.I have not restarted taking fioricet again but I fear all the tylonal that I do take now ... med that is safe and my feelings tend to go back to fioricet ....

  19. which do you prefer\mom and pops,or chain pharmacies?
    ... mg, Verapamil 180 mg, Vytorin, Warfarin 5 mg, and Fioricet . One time--several years ago--I got home to find...

  20. Question about pain med Neurontin
    ... Forgot to add I had been taking fioricet for over 20 years for migrains and my doctor like ... that drug really still do not know why but I stopped fioricet and added another one or two neurontin as needed and...

  21. so i decided to generate a pain log
    ... around the corner from her office. I needed my Fioricet refilled at that time. Usually, my doctor would just...

  22. Pain Contracts, I never signed one?
    ... March of 1996 I went to a walk-in clinic to obtain Fioricet because my regular Internist was in California (I ... to the doctor at the walk-in place, and he Rx'd my Fioricet . Again, this happened in March of 1996. The principal ... mitigating factor! All of this happened because of 30 Fioricet tablets (which aren't even a Scheduled medicine in...

  23. Percocet for concussion not working well
    ... effectively on headache type pain then percocet.i took fioricet for a few years for severe tension headaches and again ... stemming from my messed up c spine.but honestly,give the fioricet a try it really does work extremely well for even...

  24. Anyone ever run into this???
    ... finding a med for my migraines and RSD. I was taking Fioricet for my migraines but stopped a few months ago since...

  25. went to dr appt now worried
    ... tried any of the medications that contain butalbital? Fioricet contains Butalbital, Tylenol, and Caffeine. Fioricet ... Central Florida). Butalbital is a barbiturate. Fioricet (without Codeine) is not a controlled substance in ... is a controlled substance--the only difference is Fioricet has Tylenol and Fiorinal has aspirin. Fioricet with...
    ... weeks,then we went to what conductor mentioned,the fioricet ?narcotics for some reason,unless they are the really ... tension,you need something a bit more specific,and the fioricet really seemed to fit the bill,and really worked much ... just a thought. but I would definitely discuss the fioricet and the possible TP injections with your PM.either...

  26. Ever had pharmacy short you?
    ... I even had the OPPOSITE happen. I use generic Fioricet , which usually comes in bottles of 100 from the manufacture ... Isn't it strange that Fiorinal is Schedule III yet Fioricet isn't scheduled? The only difference is that Fiorinal ... has Aspirin and Fioricet has Tylenol. I know that Fiorinal with Codeine and ... Fioricet with Codeine are available, and they are Schedule...

  27. new med,have a question
    ... comes under a few names - Fiorinal (with aspirin) and Fioricet (acet.), Esgic and a few others. It also comes like...
    ... many MRI's all looks good.I was afraid to get off of fioricet because of all i read on how hard it was to get off ... I can find a new med. BTW Doctors here can call in Fioricet and also put refills on it. I don't thing they can ... do that with the Fioricet w codine but I never tried that since codiene makes...
    ... lived in Ca for 29 years and in the 80's my GP gave me Fioricet . He told me to take them 4 x a day so they also acted...
    ... Cheers//Chaz[/QUOTE It is my understanding that fioricet was a new drug in the mid 80's chaz.I have tension ... use two. As far as your Cop friend street value for fioricet / cod could be worth money but without the codein...
    ... might be right. I don't know for a fact that they had Fioricet in California until the 1980's. I do know that ... disrespect you and say that I doubt what *you* say, but Fioricet has butalbital in it. Butalbital is a barbituate ... Canada. My *cop friend* was not mistaken. Plain Fioricet or Fiorinal fetches much higher prices on the street ... the medication. If you want to tell people that Fioricet is a good preventative medication to take for migraines...
    ... disrespect you and say that I doubt what *you* say, but Fioricet has butalbital in it. Butalbital is a barbituate and ... in Canada. My *cop friend* was not mistaken. Plain Fioricet or Fiorinal fetches much higher prices on the street ... Chaz I think you missunderstood about the codeine. Fioricet and Fiorinal both can also have codeine in it. It ... is either Fioricet /cod or fiorinal/Cod That is a much stronger drug that ... saying and I agree but for me and for some others fioricet should not be ruled out. I ruled it out myself because...
    ... haven't been clear. I understand that there is Fioricet that has butalbital, acet. and caffeine in it. There ... is also Fioricet C1/2 which has the above plus 30mg. of codeine. ... I am only talking about the plain Fioricet or Fiorinal and everything I've said I mean to say ... about plain old Fioricet . I could print hundreds of examples of people who ... find I've copied below; *********** Fiorinal and Fioricet are medicines for tension-type headaches. Fiorinal ... contains aspirin and Fioricet contains acetaminophen. They both contain butalbital ... that have had really serious problems with plain old Fioricet to not speak up about this medication when I see it...

  28. re do and don'tsof medication
    ... That is why I am reading this board I was taking Fioricet for my migrains I have several a month and when we...

  29. Fentanyl questions
    ... problems related to the Lupus Anti-Coagulant), Dilaudid, Fioricet (and Fioricet w/Codeine), etc.--all cost me $10 each...

  30. Any other muscle relaxers out there??
    ... 99% sure), stole my Actiq, Dilaudid, Duragesic, and Fioricet . So, I know things like this happen. I had a rather...

  31. what is Fioricet?
    ... thread. When combined with codeine (30mg) they call it Fioricet C1/2. The version with aspirin instead of acet. is ... a search here on the addiction board and typed in ' Fioricet ' and any other name assoc. you would find many with...
    ... sounds like an icky med, and the reason i asked what Fioricet is, is bcuz i had read some really bvad addiction ... stories on the addiction board involcing Fioricet ....

  32. Chronic daily migraines-SOS!
    ... visits to the hospital) with Botox and the occasional Fioricet . Maybe a Maxalt if nothing else works. My sister ... daily migraines about 18 months ago. For a while, Fioricet and Maxalt were enough, sometimes in combination with ... which I take for chronic back agony) combined with Fioricet and Ativan and none of these worked on my head, individuall...

  33. WARNING!Mugged for meds!!!!???
    ... good safety net. In fact, the other day, my Rx of Fioricet was 20 pills short. The pharmacist asked me, "Was...

  34. Question for Shore or anyone familiar with "blocks".
    ... had in a looooooong time! I was miserable. I took Fioricet and it didn't even touch it, nothing did. My leg...

  35. Which med is stronger
    ... i was wondering if florcet or maybe it is spelled fioricet was not as strong i know it has codine in it too though...
    ... other number (ie 500, 750) is the mg of Tylenol. Fioricet is a non-narcotic (no codeine) pain med, so it would...
    ... Fiorinal and Fioricet both come PLAIN or with codeine..They are in the class...

  36. FDA List of Recalled meds by Able Laboratories: Long List
    ... that name. I am currently using the generic brand of Fioricet which is Butalbital made by Able. It's for tension ... along with the sedative. Is Esgic another name for Fioricet or Butalbital? I don't know if there is another lab ... that makes a generic Fioricet . Guess I'll find out when I see my PM doc, that's ... confused as to this recall now causing the generic Fioricet to be unavailable, if there is no other lab that makes ... them. So if they are the only lab to make a generic Fioricet , then I assume I'll be given the name brand by whoever ... originally held the patent for Fioricet . Dunno THAT either! LOL I'm lucky, I don't ... out. I'm going to see if I can find out who makes Fioricet . Good luck my friend, it sounds like you have a...

  37. Provigil for fatigue
    ... muscle relaxants are making you so sleepy? What about Fioricet ? It isn't really a muscle relaxant, it's more of...
    ... answer were . . .no I have never tried somas. I was on Fioricet before going to the pain clinic and they said that...
    ... lucky there. My PM doc's nurse told me that she used Fioricet and suffered the rebounds. I was desperate, so I ... onstriction of the blood flow that causes headaches and the Fioricet helps to relax the neck and shoulder muscles. I still...
    ... she let me back on some meds. At the time I was on Fioricet and muscle relaxers. I hate to sound naïve but...

  38. Fiorcet #3 -VS- Lortab 5mg
    ... Before I started seeing my PM Doctor my PCP had me on Fioricet #3 With Codeine, he had me taking it 1 capsule every ... I have a few questions... Is lortab stronger then Fioricet #3, because the Fioricet #3 helped better than the...
    ... are trying to treat.I know from experience that the Fioricet works much better for headache type pain than anything...
    ... Before I started seeing my PM Doctor my PCP had me on Fioricet #3 With Codeine, he had me taking it 1 capsule every ... I have a few questions... Is lortab stronger then Fioricet #3, because the Fioricet #3 helped better than the...

  39. How do you treat your migraines??
    ... else, it made me very sick. Since then I've taken Fioricet as soon as I feel one starting and it stops it immediately...

  40. Migraine Headaches
    ... get me up and moving again. My doctor has suggested Fioricet (or something like that), but isn't that a narcotic...
    ... about getting addicted to that. I have taken the Fioricet before and I didn't have any trouble with it either...
    ... have talked to my doctor about allowing me to try Fioricet for my migraines. It is just the plain fioricet,...
    ... Another name for it is Migratine. I have also used Fioricet . Please don't suffer like this. You should take...

  41. How Do You Manage The Pain of Fibromyalgia And Related Conditions- Suggestions??
    ... 5mg of Lortab - 90 every month - and occassionally Fioricet for headaches. On my own end, I've started taking...

Rare Disorders board

  1. Can someone have mastocytosis and still have negitive blood tests?
    ... have an epi pen just incase at all times) I do take Fioricet for chronic daily headaches (for me it works on the...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Our Pharmacy says ProSom (estazolam) is hard to order? True??!!
    ... times a day), Elavil 50 mg (pm), ProSom 2 mg, and Fioricet . These medications allow me to function effectively...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. so upset
    ... mmonth) and he in the past told me to get off of the fioricet that had worked so well for me.I have done that also...
    ... but those darn headaches I don't want to start the fioricet again that really can mess with the liver.But I have...

Share Your Lyme Disease Story board

  1. My Story
    ... stomach the Doxy). He also switched me from Percocet to Fioricet for the killer headache (I didn't like the feeling ... work due to the extreme headaches and being on the Fioricet to treat them (I have a lengthy commute and work around ... machinery). My headaches got so bad that taking the Fioricet wouldn't even help them, so I went to the ER again ... recovery. Well, no relief at all... I was back on the Fioricet and still out of work. I did attempt to return to ... doctors at MG stated that I could continue using the Fioricet and to follow up with my PCP and possibly see an Infectious ... Disease Specialist and to get a prompt refill on my Fioricet . Now at this point I had been taking (2) x Fioricet ... Finally seeing that I had become addicted to the Fioricet , I decided to stop taking them and replace the treatment ... relieve the pain in my head/neck. Also, coming off the Fioricet is horrible, ask my wife!! The first day I stopped ... I had never experienced before. I've been off the Fioricet for 3 days now and the withdrawal symptoms seem to ... subside then I will have no choice but to go back on the Fioricet . The not knowing what is causing the headaches is...

Arthritis board

  1. Fish Oil for Pain
    ... da one n only thing tht help me out ws tramadol n fioricet ....thnks lord somthin ther which help us all u cn...

  2. Arthritis?
    ... da one n only thing tht help me out ws tramadol n fioricet ....thnks lord somthin ther which help us all u cn...

Back Problems board

  1. Upper Thigh/Lower Back Pain
    ... inflammatory, and Vicodin. My mother in law gave me some Fioricet as well for my headaches. All this medication and...

  2. Can't take much more...
    ... suffered from migraines and other pains for years. I take Fioricet w/ Codeine WHEN NEEDED for my migraines . I too am...
    ... Hi 2Young, The Fioricet is a pain med. The drugs such as Maxalt and Immitrex...

  3. Newbie - 3 Level Cervical ADR
    ... meds daily (as well as a ton of other meds) including fioricet and Imitrex - I haven't had any fioricet or Imitrex...

  4. San Diego Folks (Anyone actually):Questions and Massive Head/neck pain
    ... was helpful. My p.r.n. meds for the headaches were Fioricet , Soma and Imitrex. It got to the point where I had...
    ... was helpful. My p.r.n. meds for the headaches were Fioricet , Soma and Imitrex. It got to the point where I had...

  5. Day two discectomy/terrible
    ... pain. My husband called the neuro. He called in fioricet . Didn't help at all. I suffered all week with that...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Right eye drooping, headache
    ... afraid of Dr's, I avoid them and tests. He put me on Fioricet , and it did absolutly nothing for me at all. I then...

  2. ONYX????where are you?
    ... average six times a month. Nothing helps but taking fioricet (sp?) takes the edge off. What is midrin? I haven...

  3. PTC help
    ... told I didn't really need it anyway. So now, I am on fioricet (generic) and Maxalt MLT (which is for migraines and...

  4. Arachnoid Cysts????
    ... Arachnoid Cyst that is 2.4cm. I am currently taking Fioricet for my pains but it doesn't always help when the headaches...

  5. pounding head/pulse in head
    ... medication called: Butalbital/APAP/Caffeine, generic for Fioricet . Butalbital/APAP/Caffeine is a non-aspirin pain medication...

Epilepsy board

  1. night seizures?
    ... called me in some pain meds for my headaches its called fioricet have you heard of this med ? i really needed something...
    ... than prescribed), then PLEASE, PLEASE stay clear of fioricet !! It started off very innocently for me (I take ... there you can take that are soooo much safer than fioricet . RW...
    ... Vickie The most prominent side effects I find with Fioricet are: - dramatic increase in hunger - feeling of...
    ... hi Vickie. By euphoria, I meant that fioricet can make you feel sort of "high" and give you a happier...
    ... so far i been taking 2 pills of the Fioricet they help netter then the otc onss but i took davacet ... didnt want me having something addictive well this Fioricet is addictive just kike the darvacet but to me darvacet ... the difference if both are addictive ,how long do y Fioricet ou have to take before they start working good the ... Fioricet that is darvacet worked for me from the moment i took...
    ... another thing to add the Fioricet is causing me alot of dizziness i was trying to read ... pill a day they were 650 mg i dont know what the Fioricet has in it plus it makes me so dizzy how long till...

  2. Topamax Questions
    ... The only meds she has taken is fioricet (doesn't work anymore) and viciden (doesn't work unless...
    ... teens. Usually, they are using a medication like fioricet or viciden, and then an abortive like relelplex or...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. Maxalt and insurance any suggestions?
    ... she stopped that. She switched me to a drug called Fioricet which is a compound (Acetaminophen/Caffeine/Butalbital...

  2. Constant Headaches!
    ... lasted for about nine days. I use a combination of Fioricet , Compazine, Imtrex, Maxalt. For this round of migraines...

  3. Relentless migraine
    ... up. There is also a medicine in the same family... Fioricet w/codeine that doesn't contain aspirin....

  4. please help me get rid of this HEADACHE??
    ... i try to take something for the headache.ive tried fioricet before,and it made it feel like a full blown migraine...

  5. hopsital migraines.......
    ... Been having killer migraines with vomiting. Take fioricet and vicodin es for pain, but when I have a major one...
    ... Been having killer migraines with vomiting. Take fioricet and vicodin es for pain, but when I have a major one...

  6. Migraines
    ... Here's what I found: Midrin is somewhat similar to Fioricet , includining a pain reliever (acetaminophen), a depressant...
    ... rarely get true migraines any longer. However, I use Fioricet and Fioricet w/Codeine for my muscle tension headaches...
    ... Grace of God, it helps. Is this the brand name for Fioricet ? or is it something different. Thanks, cmpgirl...
    ... Grace of God, it helps. Is this the brand name for Fioricet ? or is it something different. Imitrex is completely...
    ... Dear cmpgirl, Brian is absolutely correct! Fioricet has Butalbital (a barbituate, by the way), Tylenol ... opiate/opioid. It does not contain a barbituate like Fioricet does--which can be "habit-forming". Frankly, my opinion...
    ... & the Imatrex nasal spray which at times worked, fioricet caused rebound headaches. I feel sorry for anyone...

  7. Severe Headache
    ... drug for you Did see a doctor, he prescribed me fioricet for tension headache, which seemed to dull it for...

  8. headaches everyday
    ... do cause rebound headaches. The one that gets me is Fioricet . I read that to much caffiene ( an ingr. in fioricet...

  9. Amitriptyline for Migraines
    ... that I have found that even puts a dent in them is Fioricet . This med turned my 24-36 hours of stroke like symptoms...

  10. Diagnosed with migraines...not so sure
    ... muscle tension to go along with it. I've found that Fioricet works for these, where other meds (like Amerge) won...

  11. Aura with Migraine (very scary!)
    ... associated with the Complex Migraine. I have found that Fioricet works great for mine and they would last 20-36 hours ... out I was on the Injections which worked ok but the fioricet was better. I am now 36 and maybe its because of my...
    ... for me, are worse than the migraines. I also take Fioricet , which seems to help with the severity of the pain...

  12. Combination Migraine treatments, what works for you?
    ... amitriptyline as a prophylactic, and alternating days with Fioricet and Relpax. (Relpax is my wonder drug, I had a lot ... found on my own that instead of needing to take two Fioricet , with okay results, I can combine the Fioricet with...

  13. What do you take for migraines?
    ... Imitrex, Maxalt, and Midrin. I had a doctor give me Fioricet once and that seemed to help the most. I've had a...
    ... Imitrex, Maxalt, and Midrin. I had a doctor give me Fioricet once and that seemed to help the most. I've had a...


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