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What is butalbital compound with codeine?

Butalbital compound with codeine is no longer available in the United States.

Butalbital compound with codeine is a prescription narcotic pain reliever combining caffeine, codeine, butalbital, and aspirin. This medication comes in the form of a tablet and is taken to relieve pain from tension headaches. Each component drug in butalbital compound with codeine works differently to treat tension headaches: aspirin lowers the levels of pain-causing chemicals produced by your body; butalbital prevents muscle spasms that cause tension headaches; and caffeine helps your blood flow by letting your blood vessels expand. Brand names for butalbital compound with codeine include Fiorinal with Codeine and Fiortal with Codeine.

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