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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Might or might not: Headache is listed as very common (>10%) side effect of Decapeptyl, but these are not necessarily migraines. Decapeptyl is going to change your ho ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Hormone balancing: Menstrual migraines are caused from changes in hormone levels. Evaluating the levels and prescribing the appropriate hormones may stop the headaches.
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Dr. Guillermo Philipps
15 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Medications: There are a few options. Abortive therapy includes pain medications to stop a migraine once it starts, such as triptans. Preventive therapy's goal i ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Its unlikely: That anyone will tell u to take the oxycodone. No one is likely to say that. You need to consider some exceeding migraine and see your doc for some ... Read More
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Dr. Ernesto Pretto jr.
44 years experience Anesthesiology
NO!: Oxycodone is a potent narcotic with serious side effects, especially when used with alcohol or other sedatives. It is not advisable to take any narcot ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
62 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do what's working: Continue to excercise;eat a nutritionally sound menu, take a vitamin and keep up the good work.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yucui Chen
27 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: I would recommend you to see your PCP first to check all basic labs then obtain a ob/gyn referral.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Common: When you get a migraine the nerves to your stomach essentially cause your stomach to go to sleep. It stops working normally. That is what causes the n ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstrual migraines: You do not want to exceed the recommended dose of drugs containing Acetaminophen like Excedrin. You can add Ibuprofen as an alternative. There are bet ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, related: Menstrual migraines are caused by dropping hormonal levels before menstruaton. There are several treatment options and may include forms of hormonal ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes but why?: Exedrine migraine contains aspirin, acetominophen and caffeine. The asirin is an anti-inflammatory agent, good for menstral cramps while acetominophen ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Wynn
38 years experience Neurology
Naprosyn (naproxen) or treximet: Naprosyn, as in Alleve, is very commonly used for cramps and for migraine. Treximet is a combination of Imitrex (sumatriptan) and naprosyn in the same ... Read More
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