Fiorinal Oral Capsule 50-325-40Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Fiorinal: Oral capsule (50-325-40mg)

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Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly WatsonPharma Inc
Pill Identification: FIORINAL 955 FIORINAL 955 

What is this Medicine?

ASPIRIN; BUTALBITAL; CAFFEINE (AS pir in; byoo TAL bi tal; KAF een) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat tension headaches.

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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule

NDC: 525440955
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Headache

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Migraine

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store below 77 degrees F
Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_16629.JPG
Actavis Inc. formerly WatsonPharma Inc
Pill Identification: FIORINAL 955 FIORINAL 955 
Shape: capsule
Color: green
Daily Life Interactions for Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule(Aspirin)
Alcohol and Salicylates(Aspirin)
Side effects from this drug may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking aspirin. Alcohol intake should be limited even with short term use of aspirin or related pain relievers.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule(Butalbital)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Butalbital)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule(Butalbital)
Marijuana and Barbiturates(Butalbital)
Barbiturates can theoretically increase the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. The side effect profile of Marijuana, Medical may be altered if you take Barbiturates. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule(Caffeine)
Grapefruit juice and Caffeine(Caffeine)
Side effects from Caffeine may get worse if you take Grapefruit juice or other foods that contain significant amounts of Grapefruit. Too much Caffeine can cause effects like nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness. Do not significantly alter your grapefruit juice intake while taking medicines containing caffeine.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule(Caffeine)
Tobacco and Caffeine(Caffeine)
Tobacco smoke contains substances that may speed the removal of Caffeine from the body. If you start smoking Caffeine may become less effective. Tobacco smokers often drink several caffeinated beverages daily. Just the opposite occurs when someone stops smoking tobacco; if you stop smoking this may increase the amount of Caffeine in the blood and side effects from Caffeine may get worse. Too much Caffeine can cause nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness, and occasionally other effects like tremor. If you stop smoking tobacco, you may need to lower your Caffeine intake.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule(Caffeine)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Caffeine(Caffeine)
While taking Caffeine products, limit the use of foods, beverages, herbs and other medicines that contain additional caffeine, like coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some diet pills. Too much Caffeine can cause effects like nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness. Some drug products for adults that contain caffeine have about as much caffeine as a cup of coffee.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Fiorinal 50mg-325mg-40mg Capsule(Butalbital)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Barbiturates(Butalbital)
Barbiturates are commonly used for sedation, seizures or for sleep and include drugs like Amytal, Buticaps, Mysoline, Nembutal, Phenobarbital, and Seconal. Caffeine may cause sleeplessness, so if you are taking a barbiturate to help you sleep, you may wish to avoid taking caffeine and caffeine-containing foods like colas, coffee, teas, or chocolates within several hours prior to bedtime. Barbiturates may also decrease the actions of Caffeine; if you have a high intake of caffeinated foods or beverages you may experience a headache or irritability from decreased caffeine levels while taking these drugs until your body adjusts. If you take Caffeine for other purposes, notify your health care provider if you think Caffeine is not working as well for you.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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