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i'm taking lovenox and have terrible migraine. tylenol not helping headache. what stronger headache med ok to take with lovenox?

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Dr. Richard Sheppeck
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Call your prescriber: Lovenox is a strong prescription blood thinner. It can cause spontaneous bleeding. You should notify your physician regarding this headache as it could represent a much more serious medical problem
Answered on May 1, 2017
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Be careful : Good that you asked, lovenox is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) and any any drug in this category would interact with other medicines, unfortunately, most severe headache medicines would contain aspirin or NSAIDs, both can interact with blood thinners and increase the risk of bleeding. You can try acetaminphen and caffeine preparations, as plain Excedrin, read the labels carefully, good luck
Answered on May 2, 2017

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