Fioricet Infographic

Last Edited: February 23, 2020

Patricia Howard, LMFT, CADC

Clinically Reviewed
Jim Brown, CDCA

All of the information on this page has been reviewed and certified by an addiction professional.

Fioricet is prescription pain reliever used to treat severe tension headaches. It consists of a combination of acetaminophen (pain reliever/fever reducer), butalbital (barbiturate/muscle contractor) and caffeine (which magnifies the effects of the acetaminophen). Fioricet is taken orally. Visit the Fioricet Page for more information.