Before Using This Medicine
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous
activities. Butalbital will cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you experience
drowsiness or dizziness, avoid these activities.
Avoid sleeping pills, antihistamines, sedatives, and tranquilizers except under
the supervision of your doctor. These may also make you drowsy. Avoid alcohol.
Alcohol taken during therapy with acetaminophen and butalbital can be very damaging
to your liver and can increase drowsiness and dizziness.
Check the acetaminophen content of other over-the-counter and prescription products
while taking this medication. You should not exceed 4 grams (4000 mg) of acetaminophen
Never take more Fioricet than is prescribed for you. If your pain is not being
adequately treated, talk to your doctor