This combination medication is used to treattension headaches. Acetaminophen helps to decrease the pain from the headache. Caffeine helps increase the effects of acetaminophen. Butalbital is a sedative that helps to decrease anxiety and cause sleepiness and relaxation.
Most people will say yes although maybe not in the strictest terms, butif it contains codeine, it is absolutely a narcotic.
Fioricet is a well-known prescription medication usedto stop a headachethat has already started. It is intended to be used for tension-type (muscle tension) headaches. Although it can sometimes be effective against migraines, there are better options available for most people.