Fioricet anti-pain medication is also known as fioricet Hydrochloride, Rybix ODT, Ultracetand belongs to the drug class of centrally acting opiate antagonists. fioricet for pain is not an NSAID, but a synthetic analgesic that works by binding to opiode receptors in the brain to control pain sensations in the body. fioricet pain medication is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain treatment and is commonly administered in whole capsule form as an immediate release 40mg dosage, or in 90mg doses for fioricet for chronic pain treatment. It is commonly prescribed for chronic pain conditions, arthralgia and osteoartitis, neuropathic and chronic low back pain, myalgia and fibromyalgia, headache, dental pain, moderate pain, restless leg syndrome and more.
Fioricet has been used in a broad range of conditions for over thirty years and has been found to provide a decreased risk of side effects over traditional opiode drugs and NSAIDS. Fioricet is increasingly prescribed for chronic pain conditions due to its safety, efficacy and tolerability in patients. Clinical studies on fioricet exceed more than 5 billion days of treatment. fioricet has been established as a safe treatment for the management of acute and chronic pain and works as quickly and effectively as morphine, though it is not a narcotic drug.
Fioricet, or any of its derivatives may be habit forming and should be taken only as prescribed by a physician. Sharing, starting or stopping pain reliever fioricet without consent of a physician may cause withdrawals. fioricet for chronic pain should not be taken with alcohol, narcotic drugs, anesthetics, sedatives or tranquilizers as pain reliver fioricet can cause respiratory and central nervous system depression. Possible drug interactions with fioricet pain medication include carbamazepine as it reduces effects of pain reliever fioricet, or MAOI inhibitors or SSRIs due to risk of seizures and other serious potential side effects.
Common side effects of fioricet include nausea, vomiting, constipation, fatigue, dry mouth, itching, headache and dizziness. If you have kidney, liver disease, disorders of the stomach or a history of mental illness or depression, tell your doctor. Serious side effects include skin rashes or blistering, seizures in individuals with a history of convulsions or head injury as well as weakened heart rate and decreased respiration in some individuals taking fioricet. Safety of use in pregnancy or during beastfeeding has not been determined, so do not take fioricet for pain if you are pregnant or nursing. Talk to your doctor about any severe side effects and in the event of suspected overdose, seek medical attention immediately.