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Drug Interactions between Fioricet and Zomig-ZMT

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • Fioricet (acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine)
  • Zomig-ZMT (zolmitriptan)

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Interactions between your drugs


acetaminophen butalbital

Applies to: Fioricet (acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine) and Fioricet (acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine)

Using acetaminophen together with butalbital may alter the effects of acetaminophen and cause serious side effects that may affect your liver. Call your doctor immediately if you experience a fever, chills, joint pain or swelling, excessive tiredness or weakness, unusual bleeding or bruising, skin rash or itching, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, or yellowing of the skin or the whites of your eyes. If your doctor does prescribe these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take both medications. 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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Drug and food interactions


ZOLMitriptan food

Applies to: Zomig-ZMT (zolmitriptan)

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of ZOLMitriptan such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with ZOLMitriptan. Do not use more than the recommended dose of ZOLMitriptan, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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caffeine food

Applies to: Fioricet (acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine)

Information for this minor interaction is only available at a professional reading level.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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 interaction information available.

Further information

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