I'm just wondering if butalb is a lower dose narcotic and would it help ease the withdrawl off of, say, vicoden or perks. I have saver hip and back pain and take vic for it but im not perscribed them. I run out from time to time n if these will help my pain and withdrawl it would make things a lot easier when I'm out.
10 Aug 2013
I agree with all of the answers everyone has said in one answer they said Butalb-caff-Acetaminoph which is name brand of Fioricet w/codeine I am prescribed that med. It is strictly for headaches or migraines. I do know codeine is a narcotic but, this particular medication is not for pain it is a very low narcotic. And yes specialist are getting very strict on meds because there are a lot of people who abuse drugs they now have to have written statements and records pretty much to the point proof there is something wrong with you or you actually do suffer from chronic pain every day. So if you suffer from pain and have injuries you need to get your records and take them to a specialist that will listen to you and tell them what you go through that's my opinion hope this was helpful and best of luck to you!
4 Jun 2012
Butalbital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates. It relaxes muscle contractions involved in a tension headache.
I would however point you in the direction of recovery and enlist the aid of a physician. Matters not your abusing pain meds, the way off is with professional help from a Doc and behavioral support from recovery. That will ease everything. Hope this helps.
5 Jun 2012
I don't think butalbital, a barbiturate found most commonly for me in Fioricet or Fiorinal, also contains caffeine and acetaminophen or aspirin, would help with wd's or much of anthing except a headache or make you sleepy. I didn't know straight butalbital was available, but what do I know?
I have never heard of butalbital by itself on the street. But then I don't get meds off the street.
If you want help with your addiction issues, I would recommended and Addiction Specialist. Addiction is a disease. But it needs to be treated, one, before something bad happens on the street like meds that are phoney or are mixed with God knows what, get ripped off ... two, if nothing else your seemingly pain issues can be managed by someone who has experience in this area. You need help with your addiction. Please get help somewhere safe.
Peace and hope,
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