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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
55 years experience Ophthalmology
Migraine: There are specific side effects with all headache medications. You should speak with your doctor, pharmacist or google the drug your taking to see sid ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Yes, potentially: If one looks in pdr, one would think that all drugs could cause headaches, but some are more often the culprits. Watch out for female hormonal agents ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Everyone different: To stop headaches, most doctors would recommend triptans (such as frova, relpax, (eletriptan) maxalt, zomig, etc.), but ergotamines are also of value. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Several: Topiramate, certain beta blockers(not all penetrate the blood brain barrier) and verapamil are the mainstays to date.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: If caught early enough Excedrin or alive or Ibuprofen may help. If these meds do not work then medications like Imitrex (sumatriptan) or other medica ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Migraines = doctor: If otc analgesics and/or coffee aren't helpful you need to see a physician.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wright
33 years experience Dentistry
Hypothyroid: Call dr. Mark starr in arizona. He is extremly knowledgeable.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
29 years experience Neurology
Many : Many primary care providers can diagnose and treat headaches including migraine. When migraine becomes frequent (more than two days of headache a mon ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Propranolol: the first drug of this class approved for preventing migraine, was discovered accidentally when a patient who was taking this medication for high bloo ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: This is the Healthtap public information site where volunteer docs located mostly in the US answer questions about health problems. All questions/answ ... Read More

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