Review: taking Fioricet and Benzonatate together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Fioricet and Benzonatate together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Fioricet and Benzonatate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Fioricet

Fioricet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; butalbital; caffeine. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Fioricet 4,588 users)

Benzonatate

Benzonatate has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Benzonatate 2,291 users)

On Aug, 22, 2016

53 people who take Fioricet, Benzonatate are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Fioricet and Benzonatate drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Fioricet:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Benzonatate:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Fioricet:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Benzonatate:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Fioricet:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Benzonatate:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

2 - 5 years:
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • insomnia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • depression
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • depression
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
10+ years:
  • insomnia
not specified:
  • depression
  • asthma
  • headache
  • pain
  • stress
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • palpitations

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • asthma
  • headache
  • pain
  • stress
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • palpitations
male:
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • hypersexuality
  • obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
  • pathological gambling
  • suicidal ideation
  • agitation
  • grand mal convulsion
  • insomnia
  • physical assault

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
30-39:
  • agitation
  • cleft lip
  • cleft palate
  • deafness
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • developmental hip dysplasia
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • drug addiction
  • drug ineffective
  • eustachian tube dysfunction
40-49:
  • grand mal convulsion
  • insomnia
  • physical assault
  • accident
  • agitation
  • amnesia
  • balance disorder
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • cerebral thrombosis
50-59:
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • abdominal adhesions
  • anxiety
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • asthma
  • cardiomyopathy
  • costochondritis
  • dyspareunia
60+:
  • depression
  • back disorder
  • back pain
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • multiple fractures
  • osteoporosis
  • post procedural complication
  • abdominal pain
  • agoraphobia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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