A 37-year-old male asked:
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what oxygen flow rate to use for migraine headaches excedrin works but causes rebounds headaches and i tried topamax (topiramate) which cause hands to turn purple.

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Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
High: Oxygen is traditionally used for the treatment of cluster headaches but may be helpful for migraine. You want to use a high (12-15l/min) flow with a close-fitting non-rebreathing mask. Check with your dr. For their ok as there may be situations where you shouldn't use o2.
Answered on Apr 21, 2014
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