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Headache and Migraine; Migraine headache; Migraine Headaches 

Axotal; B-A-C; Butalbital Compound; Fiorgen PF; Fiorinal; Fiortal; Fortabs; Isollyl Improved; Lanorinal; Marnal 

The pain of a migraine headache is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head. It is often accompanied by extreme sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, and vomiting. Migraine is three times more common in women than in men. Some individuals can predict the onset of a migraine because it is preceded by an "aura," visual disturbances that appear as flashing lights, zig-zag lines or a temporary loss of vision. People with migraine tend to have recurring attack...

Fiorinal is a combination analgesic medication that consists of acetylsalicylic acid, the barbiturate butalbital and caffeine. Some formulations also contain the opioid codeine. It is used to treat tension headaches and migraines. The mechanism of action is not well understood. Since butalbital is habit-forming, fiorinal daily can lead to dependency.


Migraine as related to Aspirin, Butalbital, and Caffeine