Fioricet Tolerance and Addiction

Fioricet with Codeine is supplied in capsule form for oral administration. Each capsule contains: Butalbital, USP ………………. 50 mg Acetaminophen, USP ……………….300 mg Caffeine, USP ……………….40 mg Codeine Phosphate, USP ……………….30 mg Tolerance and addiction may also occur with butalbital. Tolerance means that a person needs more of the medication to achieve headache relief. Addiction […]

Fioricet Withdrawal

Fioricet contains a combination of acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer. Butalbital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates. It relaxes muscle contractions involved in a tension headache. Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant. It relaxes muscle contractions in blood vessels to improve blood flow. Fioricet is used […]

Fioricet Street Names and Brand Names

The Fioricet generic name is acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine. Fioricet does not have many known street names if any at all. However, butalbital goes by a few street names: Barbs Blockbusters Christmas trees Downers Pinks Red Devils Yellow jackets Different brand names for butalbital, acetaminophen, and caffeine include: Capacet (discontinued) Esgic Fioricet Margesic (discontinued) Phrenilin Forte Zebutal