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Fioricet vs. Midrin

nausea. What is Fioricet?
Fioricet (butalbital, acetaminophen, and caffeine capsule) is a combination of a barbiturate, a non-salicylate analgesic and antipyretic , and a central nervous system stimulant indicated for the relief of the symptom complex of tension (or muscle contraction) headache. What is Midrin?
Midrin (isometheptene mucate, dichloralphenazone and acetaminophen) is a combination of a pain reliever and fever reducer, a sedative, and a vasoconstrictor used to treat migraine headaches or severe tension headaches. The brand name Midrin is no longer manufactured, but generic versions may be available. What Drugs Interact With Fioricet?
Fioricet may interact with monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, other narcotic analgesics, alcohol, general anesthetics, tranquilizers such as chlordiazepoxide, sedative -hypnotics, or other CNS depressants. What Drugs Interact With Midrin?
Midrin or equivalent medications may interact with blood thinners, isoniazid, or antidepressants. Acetaminophen is contained in many combination medicines. Read all labels carefully so you don’t take too much acetaminophen. Tell your doctor all medications you are taking.

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