Many other medicines contain acetaminophen, especially over-the-counter pain, fever, cold, and allergy medications.
You should always talk to you obstetrician when you are taking any presciption drug to see how it will affect your pregnancy.
Fioricet Pills are brand name drugs made from a combination of acetaminophen, Pills. They are usually used to treat tension headaches and migraine headaches, but are also indicated for other types of pain, such as shoulder and upper back pain.
Pills drugs are not better than generic drugs. When a drug is available as a generic, all this means is that the patent on the drug recently expired, and that any drug company may make a generic version of that medication.
These generic versions are identical to the brand name drugs. In other words generic Pills is just as good as brand Fioricet Pills and costs much less. This drug is in the class of barbiturates and is habit forming.
Fioricet is usually prescribed for difficult to treat tension headaches as well as migraine. The common dosing schedule is to take 1 - 2 tablets every 4 hours as needed, being careful not to exceed 12 tablets in 24 hours, both to avoid an overdose on the Butalbital and Caffeine, but also because an exceess of 4 grams of Acetaminophen per day causes a serious risk of liver damage.
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Butalbital will cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you experience drowsiness or dizziness, avoid these activities.
Avoid sleeping pills, antihistamines, sedatives, and tranquilizers except under the supervision of your doctor. These may also make you drowsy.
Take Fioricet pills with food or milk if it upsets your stomach.
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