What is Signs and Symptoms of Fioricet Overdose and the Treatment of Fioricet Overdose

Butalbital Overdose:  drowsiness, confusion, and coma; respiratory depression; hypotension; and hypovolemic shock. Acetaminophen Overdose: dose-dependent, potentially fatal hepatic necrosis is the most serious adverse effect. Renal tubular necrosis, hypoglycemic coma, and thrombocytopenia may also occur. Early symptoms following a potentially hepatotoxic overdose may include: nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, and general malaise. Clinical and laboratory evidence of hepatic … Read more

Why Fioricet is not Controlled but Fiorinal is Controlled Substance

Fioricet contains: 325 mg of acetaminophen (APAP), 50 mg of butalbital, and 40 mg of caffeine.  The max dose of acetaminophen per day is 4000 mg, and since there’s only 325 mg in Fioricet, you’ll have to take a lot at once or take them for a long time to get the damage from acetaminophen, … Read more