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Watson 3546

Identify a blue and yellow capsule with imprint watson 3546 ## The capsule being described is an opioid pain reliever which contains Aspirin 50mg + Butalbital 50mg + Caffeine 40mg + Codeine Phosphate 30mg. (NDC 0591-3546). Inactive Ingredients: - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Starch, Corn - Talc - D&C Yellow No. 10 - Fd&C Blue No. 1 - Fd&C Red No. 3 - Fd&C Yellow No. 6 - Gelatin - Titanium Dioxide - Ferric Oxide Red Source: DailyMed

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Can Sopadol Cause Tinnitus

I have used Solpadol soluble for many years and now have a loud machine like buzzing in one ear and deafness, at least I think its one ear? This buzz is continuous also I struggle to hear if a group of people are in the same room talking it can also be painfull.Can SOLPADOL SOLUBLE cause Tinnitus?? If there is no medical evidence doctors just dismiss the possibility when asked. Also I have read that Botox could help Tinnitus anyone else read this? Rgds David ## I get this too for exactly the same reasons. Did you ever get to the bottom of it? ## I too have developed a high-pitched hissing in one ear from using solpadol for the last three years. if you stop does it go away or is the damage permanent? I did have hearing damage in the ear before i was using solpadol but this hiss is differ...

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M 512 with no scoring on either side what is it? Maybe a migraine med I am told but no name???

I have a pill also described as a pill for migraine but I do not know what it is other than that and I want to know more. On one side it has an M on top and 512 on bottom with no score separating the two, on the other side it has nothing and no score on that side either. All I read about that is close has scoring on one side, this has no scoring at all and the inscription just as told above. Does any one with migrains know what this is??? Thank you so much for your time! ## There are two white tablets with similar imprints but are two different drugs. One is a round pill with M over S12 (could look like 512). That is Sumatriptan 100 mg used for treating migraines (NDC 0378-5632). From DailyMed: Inactive Ingredients: - Silicon Dioxide - Croscarmellose Sodium - Hypromelloses - Lactose M...

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Dizziness/ Meniere's

So I've tried just about EVERYTHING ELSE so now I'm posting here for my help!!! Quick backstory I've had Meniere's since I was in middle school (at the time I didn't know it was Meniere's) I remember being curled up in a ball while the nurses room was spinning. It only happened about 5-6 times through out middle school. I also have horrible migraines. Then I went almost a decade with no problems. Then just here n there it would happen then again gone for a decade. Until about 4-5 yrs ago I started to get it bad again. Having to leave work get picked up outside of work cause I can barely walk. Then I'd get home throw up once and go to sleep for a few hours wake up and feel fine!! Until one day I woke up in th ed morning with it and it didn't go away for 3 ...

Best firoicet generic avail 2020. Used to use before reform.

PLS HELP! I used to use fioricet yrs ago when it was made by Watson, blue tablet and head imprint. Change 2012 . I had no idea. Now my neuro will prescribe. I got capsules from Sunrise pharma, oblong N26 not great at all. So asked Dr for pills at my visit this week. Not knowing brand name fioricet was gone. I got the pills by Alvogen ,blue and 247 imprint- they do not work. Can you tell me tab/cap that works the best as there are 29 manufacturers? Calling Dr on monday. Thx so much ## I also got new Albigensian blue pills. They are lousy!! If doc does not specify BRAND MEDICALLY NECESSARY, pharmacy gives u whomever they are buying generic from! Ask pharmacy how to get old ones that worked and how doc needs to write script! They will cost you!

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Mfg Cypress

I take Ergotamine for headaches. I get my meds thru Medco. My insurance pays most of the cost for generics. Last time Medco said they didn't have Ergotamine in stock (first time that has ever happened over the years.) They said they would need to send me Cafergot, the brand name. It costs me 10 times more. I need to know why I can not get Ergotamine.?? ## Same problem with caffergot or its generic ergotan/caff. Wally World used to charge $5 for a generic. Now they say they cannot get a generic. The real caffergot cost $300. ## Unfortunately, shortages sometimes happen, or a manufacture discontinues a medication, and while it is problematic, there's really nothing we can do about it. The typical side effects of this medication may include nausea, insomnia, dizziness, and dry mout...

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TCL 370 Percocet or Excedrin?

Getting contradicting info. White oblong TCL 370. One site says Percocet one site says Excedrin. ## The tablet inscribed TCL 370 is an over the counter headache medicine which contains a combination of Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine (generic for Excedrin migraine, NDC 36800-283 among others). Inactive Ingredients: - Carnauba Wax - Silicon Dioxide - Hypromelloses - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Mineral Oil - Povidone - Starch, Pregelatinized Corn - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Corn - Stearic Acid - Titanium Dioxide Source: DailyMed, Ingredients and Appearance ## TCL 370, white oblong tablet is Acetaminophen 250 mg/Aspirin 250 mg/Caffeine 65 mg. ## Not sure why someone down-voted this person's post. It is the correct information. I have these and yes, the oblong white tablet w...

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Numbness in upper lip

I'm currently taking butalbital + acetaminophen + caffeine (50-325-40) and imitrex 109 milligram for migraine relief. I have been taking it for years, but two days ago I started experiencing numbness in my upper left lip. ## I take Fioricet all the time. I would bet it’s the Imitrex that did that to you. I haven’t used that med in years but I remember it gave me weird tingling or something. ## Hello, I also take Fioricet or Fiorinal and have for 30+ year's.. I have NEVER had or even heard of something like you describe.. I would also have to agree and say it's the imitrex. Check with your Dr, best of luck! ## Yes, this can be a side effect of Imitrex, according to FDA reports. Other side effects may include nausea, flatulence, abdominal discomfort, and fever. How...

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Alvogen round blue pill A247

I would like to see an image of the pill by Alvogen marked A 247. And feedback on how it worked please. ## Hi Sue - The round blue pills from Alvogen inscribed with A 247 contain Butalbital 50 mg, Acetaminophen 325 mg and Caffeine 40 mg (NDC 47781-625) - generic for Fioricet. You can see an image from the manufacturer at If anyone has previously taken this please share your feedback in this thread. ## #SUE ~ I've had CHRONIC so for 35+ years. Back in the mid '80's thru the 90's, I took both FIORINAL + CODEINE (which has ASPIRIN in it) BEFORE my ULCERS & FIORICET + CODEINE (which has TYLENOL in it) AFTER I started getting ULCERS. IF you're getting EPISODIC MIGRAINES, like the type that my mother-in-law had (you get them here & there; once in awhile) those med...

Updated in Butalbital-APAP-Caffeine
butalbital acetaminophen caffeine 50/325/40 uses

How long does it take for the pain from a bad migraine to go away? I've been taking the pills for 3 days and I still have my bad migraine. ## Hello, Char! How are you? I am so sorry about the migraine. It should have helped by now, if it was going to do so. As detailed by the NIH, these types of medication usually start to work within 15 to 20 minutes of taking them, so relief should be felt soon after. It might be time to explore other migraine relief options, such as different medications. Dilaudid is often used by hospital ERs to treat them. Have you ever tried it? It's an idea you can discuss with your doctor, anyway. The FDA does warn that it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, and constipation. ## Char, ...

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white oblong pill with ex on 1 side and blank the other

What is this pill for? Can you help its white and oblong and it has ex on one side and the other side is blank I heard its generic for vicidon is that true ## Hello, Marie! How are you? No, this is an over the counter product called Excedrin Migraine, it contains 250mgs of Acetaminophen, 250mgs of Aspirin and 65mgs of Caffeine. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation, increased risk of bleeding and insomnia. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi I found a long white pill in my daughters purse, it has Ex written on one side and nothing on the other side . . . I was told that Exedrin has only an E on it . . . what is this? ## It's Excedrin migraine. Your daughter isn't on drugs. Learn to trust her and stop going through her purse or she wil...

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watson 956 fiorinal codeine blue and yellow capsule by actavis

Is the blue and yellow fiorinal codeine capsule imprinted with "watson 956"? Is the manufacturer Actavis? Is it a brand or generic version? ## This capsule is manufactured by Watson Laboratories and they list it as being the brand name Fiorinal with Codeine. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I can not take very many medicines without allergic reactions. The one especially is Fiorinal/codeine made by Watson Company with this capsule I do not get sleepy, nor do I get a horrible double over the stomach ache for hours and hours it also gets rid of my headaches instead of making them worse. The one that was the bes...

Updated in Fiorinal
Is fioricet west ward 787 available anywhere?

I had read that West Ward fioricet was off the market. This medicine helped so much with my headaches. Can you please tell me if the West Ward fioricet will be available soon? ## Hi tam213, According to the drug's main webpage, Fioricet products containing 325 mgs of acetaminophen have in-fact been discontinued. New formulations of Fioricet & Fioricet w/ Codeine reportedly contain 300 mgs of acetaminophen per capsule to meet the FDA's safety guidelines surrounding acetaminophen dosing limitations. I'm not sure when it's supposed to be back on the shelves, if it's not already. But I would suggest contacting West-Ward Pharmaceuticals directly for additional details at: Recall Inquiries: Customer Service Inquiries:

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fiorinal with codeine capsules

For many years, Fiorinal with Codeine "Brand" capsules knocked out your headache with no side affects and allowed you to be productive. Since the last year or so since Watson became "Activis", this drug is not the same. They don't work as well, do not knock out the headache. I've heard it might be the "fillers", or maybe they are not making them strong enough. I imagine the generic form are not as good also. It is a shame that we sufferers have to deal with this. If you call Watson Activis, they tell you "nothing has changed". ????? ## It has been a week since I am taking the Fiorinal with Codeine "generic" made by Watson Manufacturer. Out of all the generics I've tried, this one is the best. They relieve my headache with no side affec...

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Fiorinal with Codeine #3

I've been taking 4 capsules per day for migraines and pain control. I've been taking this drug for 30 years and it seems like the only thing that works yet allows me to be productive. Since the unavailability issues about a year ago, it seems like they are now not as effective. It feels like they don't have the same amount of active ingredient. I agree that Watson was the best generic I tried. Does anybody know which manufacturer may be better to get from? I find I've been needing more like 6 per day and still am not getting the same relief. Any ideas? ## Hello, Diana! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. At this point, it might be better to just try a different medication. So far, no one who's posted has had good results from any of t...

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Search for Fiorinal

I have taken Fiorinal tablets for several years as it is the only medication that works for my headaches. I take 1/2 pill at a time, so taking a capsule will not work. I've been informed that Fiorinal tablets are not being made any longer and you can only get Fioricet capsules. Won't work for me. I've also been informed that the explanation for the discontinuance of Fiorinal is a manufacturing plant investigation. Can anyone explain that more? Is the plant investigation for this drug or for something else? If something else, that doesn't explain why Fiorinal is discontinued. I have tried other medications which don't work and I truly would like to find a way to get Fiorinal again. ## Hello, Peanut! How are you? That is correct, at this time, the tablets are no longer...

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Memo Plus Gold And Migraines

Hi. Im just concern as to whether memo plus gold may trigger migraine as i take 4-5 capsules a day. My migraine on the left side of my head seems to occur almost everyday. ## Memo Plus Gold is a natural supplement, not a prescription drug, so it hasn't been tested for side effects and is not actually proven to help with anything. That said, it may indeed be triggering your headaches, you could be sensitive to an ingredient in it and you are taking way more than they recommend, which is one capsule twice daily for the first month, then one capsule daily thereafter. Learn more dietary supplement details here. There is always the possibility of getting too much of a good thing. Why are you taking so many? ## I was told by one memo plus gold doc. Online to take 2 capsules 3 times a day ...

I have safely taken my pain medications for 10 years without ever having a problem, my MD will no longer prescibe, it is unfair to the patient

I have been on Fiorinal w Codeine and Fioricet as well as Valium for Sleep. I have 3 herniated disks in my back, Scloroisis, Nerve Damage in my left leg and Chronic Migraines. No Doctors in Rhode Island will any longer prescribe medication, if they do it is only one medication, I used to get all 3 of my medications for these problems from one Doctor who was my primary until he informed me that he could no longer write those. If anyone know's anyone in Rhode Island Please Help! ## Hello Thank you for your reply. I was wondering if this is just in Rhode Island, becuase I am close to the border of Massachusett's. Perhaps I might be able to find a good Family Physician there? My regular Md, just told me to go to see a pain Specialist and that they have alternative ways of managing p...

Updated in Fioricet with Codeine
Nexito 5mg and Clonazapem 0.5mg taken when needed

Good afternoon, I have been prescribed these meds by my dr... After taking Nexito for 15 days i do feel ok, but i didnt take it again for the past 15 days and i dont want to make it a habit so i like to take when im really tense; like for 2 days & then stop. Will this cause any side effects? Kindly let me know. ## As recomended by Doctor, I am Taking Nexito Plus 5mg daily at night,before going to bed along with revitrol 0.5mg and Depakote 500mg tablets. Can I stop taking nexito plus 5mg if I m not having any tension. pls reply me soon ## By doing meditation,Can I stop Taking Nexito plus 5mg,Revitrol 0.5mg and Depakote 500mg tablets Daily ## hi I tooknexito 20 mg for some months then doc reduced it to 10 mg then took 5 mg for 6 months and then stopped it 3 weeks back wen i felt posit...

Updated in Depakote
red monkey ecstasy

what would you say about red monkeys? have any of you tried them? i took one red monkey and one yellow one and was throwing up while i was peaking. not fun. now im about to just take 2 red monkeys. any experiences or advice? ## From the testing reports online, the MDMA in these is testing at very high levels. This is a very dangerous drug to use and you clearly have a problem if you are taking several at once. Have you considered getting help? ## There's nothing wrong with this person and she doesn't need any help. It's people like you that piss me off. It's obvious that you don't know about recreationally using drugs. This person's waiting on a comment from someone who DOES extacy, not someone who thinks that drugs are bad and evil. ## dont drop 2 monkeys at the...


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