I have taken fiorinal with cod for over ten years for my migraines, when I was up to taking four to five a day to get through the day I decided to stop cold turkey.......After the initial 24-48 hour of codeine withdrawl pretty basic, flu like no energy, that is nothing what I have been going through.......it has been two weeks I have yet to be able to sleep one night and if I can sleep for an hour your body starts convulsing..I have lost a good 15 pounds and I only weighed 100 to start with..everything hurtts, my stomache can;t hold a sandwich without feeling like I just had some rat poisening..I hate to scareanyone but I would rather be going through herion withdraw than this any suggestions at all fiorinal is a barbituate...long term use causes addicition andthen you go through hell
Hi and ouch!! I KNOW this is awful...I've been there. I took Fioricet by the bucketload but not with codeine...
I guess you now know you need to taper off the barb. It's likely you will have a seizure within two weeks if you don't. I don't know if you were serious about the convulsions or not but that's accurate!
Can you get with a doctor? I want you to get your b/p checked and get looked at by a pro. You need to talk with him,too,because it may be better for you to go back on Fiorinal
Plain and then taper. With a barb it's just so much more comfortable and really,we don't need to punish ourselves with horrible withdrawals! See what the doctor does...
You need to eat! Period. You've lost 15% of your body weight and that will get you! Get some protein powder from Walmart/Costco and make some shakes. Let's see...force fluids and take vitamins. Take hot baths with epsom salts. It feels great. Do you have anyone that can help you at home? You need to get on this before you faint and hurt yourself!!
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