Butalbital in Fioricet

Butalbital as a single agent is discontinued. It is used in combination with acetaminophen or acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) to treat pain and vascular headaches. Combos With acetaminophen: Fioricet With acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin): Fiorinal   Butalbital is well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and is expected to distribute to most tissues in the body. Barbiturates in general may appear in breast milk and readily cross the … Read more

Fioricet Manufacturers – 2021 Exempt Prescription Products List

Confusion has arisen about the controlled substance status of this medication. Per DEA listing, Fioricet is a DEA exempt prescription product. There is no logical rationale for why this is exempted from controlled substance scheduling, but it has been postulated that the concentration of butalbital with the acetaminophen (and caffeine) allows this to be an … Read more