Fioricet contains Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and caffeine. A lot of other pain relievers contain Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and caffeine too.
I can only list some common over the counter medicines that contain Acetaminophen: Actifed, Alka-Seltzer, Plus Liquid Gels, Anacin, Cepacol, Contac, Coricidin, Dayquil, Dimetapp, Dristan, Excedrin, Feverall …
Some prescriptions that contain acetaminophen are: Ultrace, Fioricet, Oxycodone, Endocet, Tylox …
You also must know what drugs contain Butalbital: Bupap, Phrenilin, Tencon, Cephadyn; Fioricet, Esgic, Esgic-Plus; Fioricet with Codeine, Floricet with Codeine, Phrenilin with Caffeine and Codeine; Axotal; Fiorinal, Butalbital Compound, Farbital, Idenal; Fiorinal with Codeine, Fiorinal with Codeine III, Ascomp with Codeine, Fiortal with Codeine.
When you take more than one pain killer, you must read very carefully about their components. Never exceed the max dosage of acetaminophen and butalbital of all the medicines you are taking. Normally All the packages sent to you have the drug introduction and doctor names and phone number. Read the drug introduction very carefully and never share the medicines with your sisters, your brothers, your parents, or any friends. Always do not let the children touch the medicines.
Please donot drink any alcohol (Ethanol) with your Fioricet Because Ethanol together with acetaminophen will cause serious side effects that affect your liver, and Ethanol together with Butalbital will cause side effects of dizziness, drowsiness.
The effects of one or more of the drugs in Fioricet may enhance the effects of other drugs. These may include:
- Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), antidepressants including Marplan (isocarboxazid), Nardil (phenelzine), and others
- Tranquilizers such as chlordiazepoxide (Librium)
- Sedative-hypnotics, such as prescription sleeping pills
- General anesthesia drugs
Remember to always tell your doctor about any prescription, non-prescription, over-the-counter (OTC), illegal and recreational drugs, herbal remedies, nutritional and dietary supplements, and all other drugs and treatments you’re taking.
Please don’t take herb while you are taking Fioricet. Even Vitamins will have some interaction with Fioricet.
Be honest to place the current medicines you are taking in the health questionnaire form. The doctor will check whether you are OK to take Fioricet. If they think your current drugs or herbs have some interaction with Fioricet, they will phone you to discuss the situation with you. So please always leave us the correct phone number. We will never call you to promote you anything.