When I first began taking it, it made me overly talkative and more alert. The only way it works for me now is to break open the capsule onto my tongue then swallow it with a beverage, otherwise the capsule does not disintegrate quickly enough have any efficacy whatsoever (although I have not noticed any difference since the acetaminophen was reduced by 25mg). I al. The previous formulation was a quick release tablet, but the new one is a capsule. I even placed one in a glass of vinegar (closest thing I could think of to mimick stomach acid) and it took nearly 8 hours to disintegrate enough for the medicine to come out. I have experienced Cervicogenic headaches (or occipital neuralgia-depends which doctor I ask) since 1999. Absoluy nothing else works and without it, my headaches turn into migraines then take days to get under control. Also, if, on the rare occasion, I need to take 2 at a time, I get a tad nauseous but have never vomitted as a result. As long as I can break the capsule open to take it, it is a godsend. Though my RX states I can take up to 6 per day, I rarely need more than 2-3 and am extremely careful about how much I take in order to prevent rebound headaches.
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After craniotomy this was lifesaver. Horrible headaches and this wkrd like a charm.
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It is the only thing without horrible debilitating side effects that works. Fiorcet was my miracle drug because a headache/ migraine is a force to be reckoned with. I have been taking fiorcet for nearly 3 years now.
Have taken since the 1980's. The only thing that has ever workwd. I never see it on evision with all the side effects ! I take them daily so I can function. Doctors now want to argue and say it is bad. All I want is a productive life.I am 58 years old so it is not like I am young enough to worry over misuse. I don" drink, smoke, do any illegal drugs.had to go to a neurologist last week and she said too much caffeine the fioricets. It works miracles for me.just a better way of everyday life and work. That was the only thing she could come up with. I have every test seen specialists, been treated like a drug addict. I don't drink coffee or soda either. If they have never had such headaches they have no idea. Fioricets /Codeine. Now I have to see my regular dr. And I am sure they are going to try and take them from me.
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It did make me a bit drowsy (caffeine has no effect on me). Sometimes it'd take the edge off a little bit. Didn't matter if I took it at the onset or after getting the migraine, or if I laid down afterwards. Total waste of money. I was prescribed this for my migraines and it did nothing.
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WORKS VERY WELL I TOOK TO MANY SHIT THEY THE GIVE ME TIS WORKS VERY GOOD.
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Fioricet is the best treatment for my symptoms but my insurance company refuses to pay for it because it is considered to be off-label use. I am a retired graduate school professor. I highly recommend Fioricet for many of the symptoms of fibro. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in the early 1990s through spinal tap for P factor. I have used it for more than 10 years with no problems.
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I have fibromyalgia and this is the only med that does not cause interactions with my other meds. I highly recommend this med. I've tried different meds, this is the only one that can calm down my severely debilitating migraine headaches.
the best they gave me to many shit medicasion dosent work non of them when the give me this one works right way for real its really good.
I would take it during the day, but I wouldn't be able to make it to the car let alone drive to work. I wish I was given this pain med when I suffered from migraines!. This wonder drug alleviates the pain enough for me to sleep at night. I am still trying to find the cause of my headaches. They are not as strong as a migraine (a 5/6 versus a migraine 10), but they take 2-3 days to subside and come back within a day or so.
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