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A 32-year-old female asked:

What does rebound headache feel like? i felt kinda weak, had pain round temples and behind eyes after trying to quit otc head med (w/caffeine). thanks

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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 47 years experience
Caffeine withdrawal: Stopping the med and its hi caffeine dose could be the culprit. Try plain tylenol (acetaminophen) or something like aleve next time.
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