abc compound with codeine #3

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CODEINE/BUTALBITAL/ASPIRIN/CAFFEINE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Fiorinal with Codeine #3
Phonetic Pronunciation: (KO-deen/AS-pir-in/KAF-een/byou-TAL-bih-tall)
Information last revised May 2010

What does CODEINE/BUTALBITAL/ASA/CAFF-PO look like?

Uses:

This combination medication is used to treat tension headaches. Codeine is a narcotic pain reliever (opiate-type) that acts on certain centers in the brain to give you pain relief. Aspirin helps to decrease the pain from the headache. Caffeine helps increase the effects of aspirin. Butalbital is a sedative that helps to decrease anxiety and cause sleepiness and relaxation.
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