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Overview

Fioricet Tablet is taken for headache, fever, mild to moderate pain, pain, fatigue, drowsiness, cerebral palsy, apnea of prematurity and other situation. Fioricet Tablets can also be taken for purposes not listed in this medicine guide.

Fioricet Tablet comprises Acetaminophen, Butalbital and Caffeine as active elements

Fioricet Tablet works by blocking the conflict of cyclooxygenase in your body; relaxing your muscle contractions; antagonizing the adenosine receptors;

Accurate information related to Fioricet Tablets uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is given below .

Uses

Fioricet Tablet is taken for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms given below:

  • Head pain
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Mild to moderate pain
  • Pain
  • Fatigue

Side-effects

The following is a list of desirable side-effects that can occur from all constituting elements of Fioricet Tablet. This is not a complete list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always happen. Some of the side-effects can be strange but serious. Discuss your physician if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Liver damage
  • Skin reactions
  • Asthma
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Excess stomach acid
  • Dizzy
  • Heartburn
  • Irritation of the stomach
  • Stomach cramps
  • Vasoconstriction

Interactions with Fioricet Tablet

If you take other medicine or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Fioricet Tablet can change. This can raise your risk for side-effects or cause your medicine not to work properly. Discuss your physician about all the medicine, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your physician can help you prevent or manage medicine interactions. Fioricet Tablet can interact with the following medicine and products which are given below :

  • Acetazolamide
  • Cimetidine
  • Darunavir
  • Disulfiram
  • Ephedrine
  • Erythromycin

When not to use Fioricet Tablet

Hypersensitivity to Fioricet Tablet is an indication. In addition, Fioricet Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions which are given below:

  • Allergic
  • Bleeding or blood clotting disorder
  • Porphyria
  • Severe liver disease
  • Stomach ulcer

Composition and Active Ingredients

Fioricet Tablet is detached from the following active ingredients (salts)

  • Acetaminophen
  • Butalbital
  • Caffeine

Please note that these drugs can be available in various strengths for each active ingredient which are  listed above.

Frequently asked Questions

Is Fioricet Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Acetaminophen: Please discuss with your physician for case-specific recommendations.

Butalbital: Please discuss with your physician for case-specific recommendations.

Caffeine: Please discuss with your physician for case-specific recommendations.

Is Fioricet Tablet safe while breastfeeding?

Acetaminophen: Please consult the risks and benefits with your physician.

Butalbital: Before using please discuss the risks and benefits with your physician.

Caffeine: Please consult the risks and benefits with your health specialist.

Can Fioricet Tablet be taken for head pain and headache?

Yes, headaches are among the most common reports taken for Fioricet Tablet. Please do not take Fioricet Tablet for head pain and headache without discussing it first with your physician.

Is it secure to drive or handle heavy machinery when using this product?

If you feel drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Fioricet Tablet drugs then it can not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the drugs makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with drugs as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when taking Fioricet Tablet. Always discuss with your pharmacist or healthcare provider for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.