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Is fioricet an opiod?

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Rajive Goel 29 Dec 2011

Fioricet contains a combination of acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine. Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer. Butalbital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates. It relaxes muscle contractions involved in a tension headache.

Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant. It relaxes muscle contractions in blood vessels to improve blood flow. Fioricet is used to treat tension headaches that are caused by muscle contractions.

FDA pregnancy category C. Its not reported as a an opioid, however please do double check with a doc/pharmacist.

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