A 28-year-old female asked:
i am currently being treated for intracranial hypertension. my headaches have been getting worse. excedrin helps, but don't want to take that daily. ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Intrcranial HTN: How are you being treated? Could be increased pressure which effects vision, balance, cognition or other process Treatment usually is diamox, w/ propanolol, amytriptyline, or toprimate for headaches Steroids or surgery for vision effects. Check vision every 1-2 weeks. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1214410-treatment#d8 Call neurologist today or get second opnion
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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