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... to have any sort of addiction set in I can only tell you these three things. ... (3 replies)
... Hey Twang, still up 5:41 am... Admitting is such a huge step. I first found this board looking for w/d symptoms, not thinking I was an addict so much as addicted, and just reading people's posts I saw the same behaviors, freaking out when the bottle gets low, counting the pills, being elated when you get a new bottle were the first ahas for me. And still I told myself if I... (17 replies)
... Hey, great info from Jayday. Caffeine is the ingredient in fioricet, along with butalbital which is a barbituate and tylenol which is acetominaphen. Take too much and you will cause seizures. ... (18 replies)

Fioricet Addiction
Jun 24, 2010
... I agree with jonnstar. You may be tapering too rapidly. Going from two pills a day to one is fairly drastic. I would try cutting the pills, and maybe try going from 2, to 1-3/4, to 1-1/2, to 1, to 1/2. You have to wean off of Fioricet slowly as it can cause seizures. Do be careful. I have been having problems with both Fioricet and Vicodin for the last few years, and the... (18 replies)
... noticed any signs of dependance nor anxiety while taking it. but like I said I never took it if maybe once a month. Maybe your just worrying yourself about the addiction aspect which might have caused the anxiety. Not sure though. ... (15 replies)
... Yes, Esgic is a Barbitruate. The withdrawal syndrome and addiction potential is about the same as benzo's. In fact you can substitute a Benzo for a Barb for a taper although usually they use valium or klonopin. ... (15 replies)
... Hi all! I'm hoping someone here can help me as my doctor doesn't seem to be able to. Here's the story. Sorry for the length. I was prescribed Esgic Plus 3 months ago for headaches. Doctor prescribed them as 1-2 every 8 hours not to exceed 6 daily. I have never taken that many. I would take them maybe 3 times a week at most and only 2 pills at a time totaling 6 capsules... (15 replies)
... you have a migraine and you have you have the meds to give you relief, on the other hand you can't take the meds because of the addiction thing! ... (17 replies)
... nelin Forte capsules are a prescription drug. It's very similar to the migraine pill "Fiorcet". Fiorcet is butalbital, tylenol, and caffeine. The Phrenelin is butalbital and tylenol. The butalbital is a pain medicine, which helps the dilated blood vessels that happen with a migraine. ... (39 replies)
... Thanks for the reply, Reach. Fioricet is a pain medication (brand name butalbital) . . . pretty sure it's considered a controlled substance but is not an opiate. Imitrex is a non-narcotic migraine drug. It works by somehow altering blood vessels in the brain, and also on seratonin. Most people I've talked to have experienced the same lousy side effects that I have. It DOES... (1 replies)
... Though not a narcotic, I believe Fioricet has Butalbital in it, which is a barbituate and can be habit forming. ... (3 replies)

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