Fioricet vs Lortab

Fioricet
(Rx)
Lortab
(Rx)
Fioricet is a pain relief medication.
Lortab is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.0
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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November 9, 1984
July 9, 1982
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
13,161 Discussions
77,406 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Migraines
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Pain
Fioricet is prescribed for Headaches and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Migraines, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Depression
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Chronic Pain
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Pain Relief
#10 for Cramping
#11 for Severe Pain
#13 for Discomfort
#14 for Arthritis
Lortab is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Fio
Addiction
7
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Seizures
3
Drowsiness
1
Euphoria
1
Weight Loss
1
Shaking
1
Fainting
1
Weight Gain
1
Arthritis
1
Lor
Addiction
10
Nausea
4
Vomiting
2
Dizziness
1
Drowsiness
1
RLS
1
Burning
1
Euphoria
1
Weight Loss
1
Liver Damage
1
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Fioricet
Fio
Lortab
Lor
Addiction
Fio
Lor
7
10
Withdrawal Symptoms
Fio
Lor
5
0
Seizures
Fio
Lor
3
0
Drowsiness
Fio
Lor
1
1
Euphoria
Fio
Lor
1
1
Weight Loss
Fio
Lor
1
1
Shaking
Fio
Lor
1
0
Fainting
Fio
Lor
1
0
Weight Gain
Fio
Lor
1
0
Arthritis
Fio
Lor
1
0
Addiction
Lor
Fio
10
7
Nausea
Lor
Fio
4
0
Vomiting
Lor
Fio
2
0
Dizziness
Lor
Fio
1
0
Drowsiness
Lor
Fio
1
1
RLS
Lor
Fio
1
0
Burning
Lor
Fio
1
0
Euphoria
Lor
Fio
1
1
Weight Loss
Lor
Fio
1
1
Liver Damage
Lor
Fio
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Fioricet during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Lortab during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Fioricet and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Lortab and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 50-300-40 mg
Tablet: 50-325-40 mg
Tablet: 2.5-500 mg, 5-500 mg, 7.5-325 mg, 10-500 mg
Elixir: 2.5-167 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Butalbital/Acetaminophen/Caffeine
Hydrocodone Bit/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Fioricet and Lortab: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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