Fioricet is the brand name of a combination drug that’s used for the treatment of headaches that can include tension headaches, headaches from muscle contractions and post-dural puncture headaches. While not an official indication, Fioricet is also often given to treat migraines and other causes of pain.
1.Acetaminophen is a pain reliever, and it also acts as a fever reducer.
2.Butalbital is a barbiturate that can help relax muscles which often lead to tension headaches.
3.Caffeine is included in Fioricet because it stimulates the central nervous system and helps improve blood flood through the blood vessels.
4.Some Fioricet may also contain codeine, so it contains both butalbital and another potentially addictive narcotic.
There are certain people who are advised against taking Fioricet. These people include anyone who has a history of liver disease or cirrhosis, people who drink more than three alcoholic beverages a day, and people with a history of substance abuse.
It’s also not intended for use in people with kidney disease, breathing disorders, or a history of suicidal thoughts or mental illness.
3.Feeling restless or anxious
4.Feeling drunk or intoxicated