Fioricet Drug Interaction
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.
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.
Most frequently checked interactions
View interaction reports for Fioricet (acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine) and the medicines listed below.
- Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)
- Advil (ibuprofen)
- Ambien (zolpidem)
- Ativan (lorazepam)
- Cymbalta (duloxetine)
- Excedrin (acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine)
- Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine)
- Imitrex (sumatriptan)
- Klonopin (clonazepam)
- Lexapro (escitalopram)
- Lyrica (pregabalin)
- Norco (acetaminophen / hydrocodone)
- Percocet (acetaminophen / oxycodone)
- Suboxone (buprenorphine / naloxone)
- Topamax (topiramate)
- Tylenol (acetaminophen)
- Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)
- Xanax (alprazolam)
- Zofran (ondansetron)
Fioricet (acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine) disease interactions
There are 25 disease interactions with Fioricet (acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine) which include:
- liver disease
- acute alcohol intoxication
- drug dependence
- liver disease
- respiratory depression
- cardiac disease
- liver disease
- adrenal insufficiency
- hematologic toxicity
- paradoxical reactions
- bipolar disorders
- psychiatric disorders
- psychotic disorders
- renal dysfunction
- seizure disorders
Other Prescription Interactions
Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Using this medicine with any of the following is usually not recommended, but may be unavoidable in some cases. If used together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use this medicine, or give you special instructions about the use of food, alcohol, or tobacco.
Using this medicine with any of the following may cause an increased risk of certain side effects but may be unavoidable in some cases. If used together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use this medicine, or give you special instructions about the use of food, alcohol, or tobacco.
Other Medical Problems
The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:
- Alcohol abuse, history of or
- Drug dependence, or history of or
- Weakened physical condition—Use with caution. May increase risk for more serious side effects.
- Kidney disease or
- Liver disease—Use with caution. The effects may be increased because of slower removal of the medicine from the body.
- Porphyria (an enzyme problem)—Should not be used in patients with this condition.
- Stomach problems—Use with caution. May make these conditions worse.