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Drug interactions between Adderall and Fiorinal

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Adderall (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine)
Fiorinal (aspirin/butalbital/caffeine)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Adderall and Fiorinal. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Adderall

A total of 570 drugs (4308 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Adderall.

Fiorinal

A total of 1298 drugs (7629 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Fiorinal.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

amphetamine food

Applies to: Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)

Using amphetamine together with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with amphetamine. Let your doctor know if you experience severe or frequent headaches, chest pain, and/or a fast or pounding heartbeat. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Moderate

dextroamphetamine food

Applies to: Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)

Using dextroamphetamine together with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with dextroamphetamine. Let your doctor know if you experience severe or frequent headaches, chest pain, and/or a fast or pounding heartbeat. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Minor

caffeine food

Applies to: Fiorinal (aspirin / butalbital / caffeine)

Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.

Duplication

Cerebral stimulants

Therapeutic duplication

The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'cerebral stimulants' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes three medicines belonging to the 'cerebral stimulants' category:

  • amphetamine (active ingredient in Adderall (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine))
  • dextroamphetamine (active ingredient in Adderall (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine))
  • caffeine (active ingredient in Fiorinal (aspirin/butalbital/caffeine))

Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.

Duplication

Stimulants

Therapeutic duplication

The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'stimulants' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes three medicines belonging to the 'stimulants' category:

  • amphetamine (active ingredient in Adderall (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine))
  • dextroamphetamine (active ingredient in Adderall (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine))
  • caffeine (active ingredient in Fiorinal (aspirin/butalbital/caffeine))

Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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