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Butalbital-APAP-Caffeine

Active Ingredient(s): Acetaminophen + Butalbital + Caffeine
Category: Migraine / Tension Headache



Butalbital-APAP-Caffeine Overview

Fioricet and Esgic are brand names of a combination of butalbital (a barbiturate), acetaminophen and caffeine which is indicated for the treatment of tension headaches, muscle contraction headaches and post-dural puncture headaches. Although not indicated, they are commonly used to treat migraines and other pain related ailments. Contents 1 New Fioricet formulation 1.1 Confusion over control status 1.2 Potential problems of two formulations 2 Usage and dosage 3 Mechanism of action 4...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fioricet

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butalbitalapapcaffeine 5032540
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Gen Eq: FIORICET, what is this medication and how does it make you feel and what is it for. will it cause anexity? ## I was prescribed that medicine in place of methodone thats all i can say ## This is not a narcotic, so I am not sure how it is supposed to replace Methadone. This is Acetaminophen, with the barbituate Butalbital and Caffeine, it is usually given to help with migraine headaches. Common side effects may include; nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and sedation. Read more: Are there any questions? ## The original question: Does this cause anxiety among some users? ## I have been given this medication for Migraines and I am already taking Vicodin for pain, and it hasn't been helping so the E.R. Dr. prescribed this it is not seeming to do anything whatsoever, has anyone had any...
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sides effects
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side effects of butalbital ## I WHANT TO KNOW WHAT IS BUTALBITAL APAP FOR A HAVE AN STROCK 3 YEARS A GO AND IM STEEL HAVE PAIN IN MY LEFT SIDE OF MY BODY CAN THIS PILL HELPME FOR THAT? ## Butalbital is a barbiturate, it's often combined with Acetaminophen and used to treat pain and headache. You can learn more Butalbital details here and you can learn more Acetaminophen details here. However, I don't know if would treat the type of pain that Tinita was asking about, since it's hard to guess at what may be causing her pain. If it's due to pinched nerves or damaged nerves, then such a medication may not work that well to help. Side effects to this medication may include dizziness, drowsiness, sedation and euphoria. Are there any comments or questions?
Updated 1 year ago.
 
lack of sleep
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My Mom Maria just got a percription for headaches but she has several different issues with her health, thyroids ,diabeties to name a few but now her doctor percrider her IC BUTAL APAP CFF 325 mg.. last night she didn't sleep a wink..could the other meds be causing her more problems?? ## The reason your Mom didn't sleep was because her butalbital has caffeine in it....the Dr. can change it to one without the caffeine. I had the same problem and my doctor changed mine.
Updated 2 years ago.
 
use for pain
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can But/apap/caf be used for other temporary pain associated with arthritis or fibromyalgia ## That stands for Butalbital, Acetaminophen and Caffeine, this combination is usually used to treat migraine headaches. It may help a little with pain from those conditions, since the Acetaminophen is commonly used to treat pain and swelling. Have you spoken to your doctor or pharmacist about what you should use for the pain?
Updated 4 years ago.
 
Medicine and High-blood pressure
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Can BUTAL-APAP-325 CAFF be used by high blood pressure patients? ## It's generally not recommended, because the Caffeine can raise some people's blood pressure!
Updated 5 years ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acetaminophen + Butalbital + Caffeine
  • Capsule: 325mg + 50mg + 40mg, 500mg + 50mg + 40mg
  • Liquid: 325mg/15ml + 50mg/15ml + 40mg/15ml
  • Tablet: 325mg + 50mg + 40mg, 500mg + 50mg + 40mg, 750mg + 50mg + 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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