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Fiorcet is a common misspelling of Fioricet (acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine).

What is Fioricet (Fiorcet)?

Fioricet (Fiorcet) is a non-narcotic pain reliever and relaxant used for the relief of tension headache symptoms caused by muscle contractions in the head, neck, and shoulder area.

Fioricet (Fiorcet) 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 (Fiorcet) may also be used for other purposes not listed here.

Fioricet (Fiorcet) side effects include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, shaking (tremor), shortness of breath, lightheadedness, dizziness and drowsiness.

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