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A 28-year-old female asked:

severe migraine for several days, no med, no remedy works, should i take excedrin (acetaminophen,aspirin), any side effects, age 28, 140 lbs, female?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
That is safe: It may help you to take 1 excedrin 3 times per day for 3-4 days. For long-lasting migraine headaches, sometimes other remedies are helpful, such as the medicines amitriptyline or propranolol. Are you certain it is a migraine?

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Last updated May 20, 2016

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