Fioricet

Active Ingredient(s): Acetaminophen + Butalbital + Caffeine
FDA Approved: * November 9, 1984
Pharm Company: * WATSON PHARMS
Category: Migraine / Tension Headache

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Fioricet Overview

Butalbital/acetaminophen, sold under the brand name Butapap among others, is a combination medication used to treat tension headaches and migraine headaches.[2][3][4] It contains butalbital, a barbiturate and paracetamol (acetaminophen), an analgesic.[3] Versions also containing caffeine are sold under the brand name Fioricet among others.[5] It is taken by mouth.[3][6] The combinat...

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Watson 3369 Round White Pill

What is a round white pill marked Watson 3369? ## This tablet contains 325mgs of Acetaminophen, 50mgs Butalbital and 40mgs of Caffeine. This is a generic for Fioricet, commonly used to treat migraine and tension headaches. (NDC 0591-3369) Some of the most common side effects include: dizziness, drowsiness, nausea and abdominal pain. Inactive Ingredients: - Crospovidone - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Povidones - Starch, Corn - Stearic Acid Ref: DailyMed ## Is the pill watson 3369 like a pain killer? Does it give the same effect as vicodin? ## Why does the pill have watson imprinted on the back? ## Aunt b, The Watson imprint on the tablet only represents the name of the particular pharmaceutical manufacturer. Without a drug ID code, the name itself means very little...

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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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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: [email protected] Customer Service Inquiries: [email protected]

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generic fioricet LCI 1695

Pls tell me what company makes this generic fioricet with LCI 1695 and light blue in color. Is it Lannett Co.? Are they a good generic company? Watson white tabs do NOT work for me. Is this blue pill good for HA? ## Hi Doggielover, Just to confirm, the manufacturer of that generic Fiorcet is Lannett Company, Inc.. This medication is commonly used in the treatment of headache, but is also regarded as an analgesic combination. As to the company's reputation on generics, I honestly haven't heard much about them. But I believe this is really something that can turn out to be very different for each individual going through their own personal experience with the medication. So you may just to have give it a trial run and see how it works out for you. You can learn more about this dru...

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Does anyone take Lannett Fioricet? I'm used to Mikart brand.

I'd get a second opinion or maybe a third too before switching manufacturers of Fioricet. Suicide is huge with these drugs and there is no way to figure out who is going to be affected. It also changes the brain. It could potentially cause them lifelong difficulty. No one will tell you the awful adverse effects of coming off them. I would check for a vitamin and mineral deficiency, gut bacterial imbalance, possible brain injury and most importantly look at the environment and the people around you. Please exhaust all other possible causes before starting this drug meant for adult brains. It could be an infection like strep or inflammation from an immune system that won't shut down. You need to know big pharma is pushing doctors to prescribe off-label for the sole purpose of incr...

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Fioricet (generic manufacturer question)

What markings does the Fioricet/Butalbital have on the white tablet and who is the manufacturer? I can not take the blue tablet form as something in it makes me ill. Thank you. ## Fioricet contains the active ingredients Acetaminophen, Butalbital and Caffeine, it is most commonly used to treat migraines. These are several white tablets on the market, since it is available as a generic and I can pinpoint any specifically, since you didn't list your dosage. I also don't have a list of manufacturers for all of them, however, here are some markings on the white tablets, so you can see if you recognize any: White, round, 2355 V (Vintage/Qualitest Pharmaceuticals) White, oval, MIA 110 White, oval, 2357 V (VIntage/Qualitest Pharmaceuticals) White, oval, 3416 WPI White, oblong M (in a s...

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why are some drs afraid to perscribe Fioricet?

One Dr I was going to said one 2 times a day, I have to take 2 to get rid of a headache. Then if i run out to soon they won't give me anymore . So then I am out to soon. Even though I have told them 1 doesn't work good enough. I have even gone to the same office and seen a different dr who said they wouldn't give them to me. What is the big deal ? If you finally find something that works stay with it. ## Lora, I understand completely. I think they are concerned about rebound headaches if they are taken too often. Also, some neurologists don't like to prescribe anything for pain, and just rely on preventatives and triptans. I had my best quality of life with migraine with my first neurologist who prescribed Inderal as a preventative and 100 Fioricet/month. I never abused ...

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Need Dr. in KY for Fioricet prescription

I live in the Richmond Ky area. Just moved here a few years ago and since I cannot get fioricet online anymore for my headaches and fibromyalgia pain, am having extreme trouble finding a dr willing to prescribe. Does anyone have a dr willing to prescribe it anywhere in the Lexington, Richmond or Irvine area? I have no life dealing with the pain without them. ## Hello, SuzyQ! How are you? Well, it does contain the barbiturate Butalbital, which has sometimes been abused, so this medication is usually only prescribed as a last resort, when other options have failed. Additionally, if you go to a doctor and ask for a specific medication, they are taught to see that as being drug seeking behavior, so they will always be very reluctant to prescribe it. This medication may cause side effects, s...

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Fioricet Pills Should Require A Prescription

I so do not get why u can buy Fioricet WITHOUT seeing a Dr. My best friend committed suicide last year. He had OVER 800 Fioricet pills on him when he died!!! To me this is UNACCEPTABLE. He should've never been able to buy this many pills without seeing a Dr. What can I do to propose stiffer laws so this won't happen again to anyone? ## What can I do to make sure this doesn't happen to anymore people??? ## In the U.S. this medication does require a prescription, it is not available over the counter. It contains a combination of Acetaminophen, Butalbital and Caffeine. The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, stomach irritation, and insomnia. Did they definitively say it was the Fioricet tha...

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Mikart generic fioricet

Does Mikart make a generic Fioricet? I know they stopped making it for awhile, but they definitely worked the best for me. Hopefully, they will again!! ## Yes I was getting that same generic for Fioricet and had the MIA on one side and 110 on the other I believe those worked very well it seems like every time something works well they take it away ## Is Mikart still making the generic Fioricet 110? My pharmacy says it can no longer get it. ## Hi Dee, yes they do. It's a white oblong pill that says MIA on one side and 110 on the other side. That pill worked the best for me as far as any generic for Fioricet; and the Mikart brand is so difficult to get. They actually sold it to another company. If you need further details I can give you the company’s name and they will find a lo...

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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.

NDC Database Records for Fioricet: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 52544-080 Fioricet (Acetaminophen 300 mg / Butalbital 50 mg / Caffeine 40 mg) Oral Capsule by Watson Pharma, Inc.
  • 52544-957 Fioricet Oral Tablet by Watson Pharma, Inc.
  • 55154-3416 Fioricet (Apap 325 mg / Butalbital 50 mg / Caffeine 40 mg) Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 65084-454 Fioricet Oral Capsule by Rx Pak Division of Mckesson Corporation

Drugs with one or more similar ingredients: (301 results)

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Fioricet Tablets
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fioricet manufacturer generic
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fioricet 50-325-40 mg tablewat
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Fioricet does not work for my migraines
I have had migraines since a wreck when I went through the window of my car and got a Traumatic Brain Injury. The last 5... 3 replies




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