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Butalbital (G-1)

Also known as Fioricet, Alagesic, Americet, Anolor 300, Anoquan, Arcet, Axocet, Bucet, Bupap, and Cephadyn


Butalbital is a barbiturate with an intermediate duration of action. Butalbital is often combined with other medications, such as acetaminophen (paracetamol) or aspirin, and is commonly prescribed for the treatment of pain and headache. The various formulations combined with codeine are FDA approved for the treatment of tension headaches. Butalbital has the same chemical formula as talbutal but a different structure--one that presents as 5-allyl-5-isobutylbarbituric acid,

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed butalbital to treat headache, migraine, rabies, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take butalbital if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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