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what is the best meds for migraines

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Seek medical help: You will need access to a medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. They can advise you to the best appropriate treatment. I would not delay.

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Migraines: Schedule appt. With neurologist for assessment & treatment options.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Migraines: You need to change your attitude toward your job or your relationship, or get a new one. My old professor told me, who ever gets migraines deserves th ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Migraines & Allergy: Yes, migraines can be triggered by allergies as well as many other things. Most folks have no specific trigger for their migraines. What works best ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Yasgur
43 years experience Ophthalmology
Just starting at age: Even though headaches are so often caused by migraine, migraine is not usually beginning at age 45. At that age, you need your blood pressure tested d ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ishita Thakar
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Migraine: Any nsaids try Excedrin migraine if no contraindications.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience Pain Management
Migraine: It is of course best to avoid the triggering factor (it may be certain food, bright light, loud sound etc). You should take a beta blocker as well whi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Best to ask your: Neurologist or pain doctor. Choice of medication depends on frequency and types of migraines. You could be on abortive or prophylactic medications or ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
NOT MAJOR TASK: At onset of migraine, triptan drugs can often stop headache within 2 or less hrs. Best approach of course is prevention, which can be achieved with e ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bender
34 years experience Dentistry
Diagnosis: The most important thing you shoulld do is see your doctor and make sure what you have is in fact a migraine. They will best be able to help you with ... Read More

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