I just got back from the Dentist, I'm having some major issues with my TMJ/headaches/neck pain. He prescribed me Fiorinal w/codeine, because I told him I did not want to be on Vicodin long term. I don't want to go down that road again. Can anyone tell me if they have an experience with this medication? I'm a little worried because it has a barbituate in it, and I've never taken anything like that...
well on one hand codeine is a weaker opiate than vicodin. I am assuming you only plan to take these as needed.. my mom's hubby takes these for neck pain. I took one once and it did not give me the buzz vicodin does. I also have TMJ and I find my chiropractor and massage therapist help me ALOT... Its worth a shot.. also when I was able to go to acupucture that also helped..
I've had some personal experience with vics, lortabs,and fiornal with codeine. I personally find that the fiornal with codeine does not give me a "buzz" like the hydros yet still helps with the pain. In that regard, I don't believe it's as "addictive" (at least for me).
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