Fiorinal with codeine Dosage

Generic name: aspirin, butalbital, caffeine, and codeine
Brand names: Ascomp with Codeine, Fiorinal with Codeine
Drug class: Narcotic analgesic combinations

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  CAP: 50 mg/325 mg/40 mg/30 mg

Tension headache, refractory

[1-2 caps PO q4h]
Max: 6 caps/day; Info: use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; consider low start dose, titrate slowly in pts 65 yo and older; taper total daily dose by no more than 10-25% q2-4wk to D/C if long-term use

Renal dosing

renal impairment: decr. usual start dose or frequency, amount not defined, titrate slowly; CrCl <10: avoid use
HD/PD: avoid use

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount, frequency]
hepatic impairment: decr. usual start dose or frequency, amount not defined, titrate slowly

 

SRC: NLM .