Fioricet and Esgic are brand names of a combination of butalbital (a barbiturate), acetaminophen and caffeine which is indicated for the treatment of tension headaches, muscle contraction headaches and post-dural puncture headaches. Although not indicated, they are commonly used to treat migraines and other painrelated ailments. Fioricet is indicated for the treatment of muscle tension or muscle contraction headaches. It is also commonly prescribed for migraines although it is not FDA indicated for this use in the United States. The usual adult dose is 1-2 tablets every four hours as needed, not exceeding six tablets in a 24-hour period.
There are a lot of manufacturers can produce generic fioricet because they are just compound of butalbital, apap, caffeine. What we can find the fioricet manufacturers are as following:
Watson Fioricet. Manufactured By: Nexgen Pharma, INC – NDC:0591-2640-01
Cardinal Health NDC 55254-2073-0
Mikart, INC NDC 46672-059-10
West-Ward Fioricet, West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp. NDC 0143-1115-01