Drug interactions between Fiorinal with Codeine and Soma
|Fiorinal with Codeine (aspirin/butalbital/caffeine/codeine)|
Interactions between your drugs
codeine ↔ carisoprodol
Applies to:Fiorinal with Codeine (aspirin/butalbital/caffeine/codeine) and Soma (carisoprodol)
Using narcotic pain or cough medications together with other medications that also cause central nervous system depression can lead to serious side effects including respiratory distress, coma, and even death. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. Do not drink alcohol or self-medicate with these medications without your doctor's approval, and do not exceed the doses or frequency and duration of use prescribed by your doctor. Also, you should avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how these medications affect you. 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.
carisoprodol ↔ butalbital
Applies to:Soma (carisoprodol) and Fiorinal with Codeine (aspirin/butalbital/caffeine/codeine)
Using carisoprodol together with butalbital may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. Also avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. 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.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.