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Fioricet vs. Fiorinal for Migraines

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Rating: 3 out of 5
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 2,749 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Fioricet and Esgic is made from a combination of butalbital (a barbiturate, 50\n mg), acetaminophen (325\n mg), and caffeine (40\n mg). They are indicated for the treatment of tension headaches and muscle contraction headaches. Although not indica... Read more on Wikipedia
Fiorinal is a combination analgesic medication consisting of aspirin, the barbiturate butalbital and caffeine in other countries the formulation may differ. For example, in Australia Fiorinal consists of paracetamol, codeine phosphate, and the sedative ... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Fioricet vs. Fiorinal

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asprin and I think fioricet works better for me.  Caffeine...
The only thing I have done is switch from fiorinal to fioricetFiorinal has asprin and I think fioricet works better for me.  Caffeine is not as bad for a pregnant woman as everyone goes one like...
take that chance. Did you do a search here and use Fioricet...
...sons, Many have run into problems with Fiorinal or Fioricet. So ...can do it fast without problems, but why take that chance. Did you do a search here and use Fioricet and/or Fiorinal? Good ...
saw nothing wrong with prescribing Fioricet (I don't ever...
@Paichka I was surprised by your post - Mr. Paichka doesn't dispense much Fioricet or Fiorinal? That is quite amazing to me. I don't ...that saw nothing wrong with prescribing Fioricet (I don't...
The Fioricet or Fiorinol started me on an addiction problem...
...my job. The Fioricet or Fiorinol started me on an addiction problem that was brutal and took me several years to beat. Now I take only OTC medicine, and sinus medicine (keeping the sinus...
I was taking 40 Fioricet tablets per day! That's right...
...50 yr old male who spent over 15 years addicted to Fiorinal and Fioricet. I have been barbiturate free (and all narcotic free) ...of 1999 I was taking 40 Fioricet tablets per day! That's right...
doses it would be hard to stop but I really had no problem...
...about stopping that drug (fioricet) maybe if you take massive doses it would be hard to stop but I really had no problem stopping.Yes it CAN be ...this board still taking fiorcet (Fiorinal) and ...
times a week. im taking fioricet for them now. years ago...
...times a week. im taking fioricet for them now. years ago i was on fiorinal #3 and it worked great. Maybe next time i have a bad headache that the fioricet wont kill, i will ask...
said is safer in pregnancy). It is the ONLY thing that works...
...was on Fiorinal which is pretty much the same thing as Fioricet (which my doctor said is safer in pregnancy). It is the ONLY thing that works for my migranes. ...minutes, and my headache will be...
stomach problems. Fioricet is the only thing that helps...
...it. I have taken Fioricet for many years.. I can't take asprin because I have stomach problems. Fioricet is the only thing that helps my...
/Fiorinal is actually not a better option anymore because it...
Fioricet/Fiorinal is actually not a better option anymore because it is considered to have more rebound potential precisely because of having a barbiturate in it. It has been taken ...will...
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