What is Fioricet?
Fioricet is a combination and potent medication of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine. It belongs to the group of drugs called Analgesics Combinations that reduce headaches due to tension caused by muscle contractions. It is an off-label drug for treating migraines. Now you can buy Fioricet 40mg online due to its antipyretic properties that reduce fever.
It is a potent and effective drug for pain alleviation( headache due to anxiety and muscle contraction). It may also be used for the purpose not listed on the medication guide The three active ingredients in Fioricet work in synchronization to provide long-lasting pain relief.
Fioricet 40 mg contains:
Butalbital is a barbiturate that creates( CNS depressant
Acetaminophen( pain reliever and fever reducer( antipyretic)
Caffeine(CNS stimulants and increase the efficacy of Acetaminophen)
How to use Fioricet?
It is recommended to use as your doctor advised .in addition inform your doctor about the ailments and health concerns and medication if any.
Do not crush/ chew or break the pill. Take it as a whole.
You can take it with or without food or as advised by your doctor.
You can repeat the dose after four to six hours.
Drug interaction and Warning
You should not use Fioricet if you have porphyria.
Do not take Fioricet if you are on sedatives, tranquilizers, or any other narcotic medications.
Do not take Fioricet if you have been on MAO inhibitors for the past 14 days.MAO inhibitors include selegiline, tranylcypromine, linezolid, among others.
Overdose can cause liver damage; therefore, it is better to take a limited dose for a stipulated time or as advised by your doctor.
Do not take Fioricet if you are allergic to Acetaminophen, butalbital, or caffeine.
Side effects of Fioricet
It may induce some side effects that may affect your day-to-day activities. Although these symptoms will wind down in a few days, in case you see any of the mentioned below side effects persist or worsen, tell it to your doctor. Here we have enlisted mild to moderate side effects of taking Fioricet that may pop up and will subside on their own and usually do not need any medical intervention. Common side effects Fioricet:
Sleep problem ( insomnia)
In case of any severe adverse reaction including hives, swelling on the throat, lips, extreme nausea, yellowing of skin or eyes) passing out. Seek immediate medical assistance as delay could be fatal.