It's been a long time since I was here last. I lost my only child August 1st, 2013. Three weeks before the Angelversary of her death, I lost my husband of 26 years. The doctor gave me Fioricet for my chronic tension headaches. Some time they work, and others they don't. I have 5mg valium to use, but concerned about mixing the two. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your help.
Experience with Fioricet for chronic headache?
- 6 Sep 2014 by Tee6759
- 15 September 2014
- fioricet, headache, stress, doctor, chronic, death
I would try the fioricet first then if it doesn't work in a few hours take the valium. Have you ever had shots in your neck and shoulders for it? I have an anesthetic like long acting xylocaine, injected and it really helps me, for months.
I hope you're doing ok. I miss you around here.
So glad to see you again on here Tee but I am so sad to hear about your losses! Now your husband has your daughter and vice versa so let that be a comfort to you anyway. I agree with Kaismama about taking the meds. Just be careful with Fioricet because it can cause rebound headaches and set up a vicious cycle if you take them too often. You hang in there girl and I am praying for you!
By now you should know about the Fioricet is working for your headache. How's it working? It sounds like a pretty effective med. I always think of two things when I get headaches; am I constipated, are my sinus's acting up? Sinus's act a lot to crying. And I'm sure you've cried beyond a million tears.
I don't know how you can withstand what's happening to you. Holly and I prayed for you. She's upset. What can I do? Want me to come there?
Tee, So sorry for your two losses. I hope that you realize that taking Fioricet more than 2 days a week can lead to severe rebound migraines. Another pain pill that can be taken 3 days a week is Maxalt--comes in generic. Ask your doctor for another pain pill that doesn't have the severe rebound potential that Fioricet has. Wish you peace and blessings. Sara
- Fioricet Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Fioricet (detailed)
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