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Tension HA Tx: This medicine is effective for major depressive disorder. Sometimes people with chronic pain can have mood disorder symptoms, and it is felt that medicines like this one can be helpful for chronic pain. The usual treatments for tension headache are NSAID medicines, amitriptyline, relaxation, massage, and sometimes muscle relaxers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Methocarbamol (trade name robaxin, (methocarbamol) which is marketed by actient pharmaceuticals in the United States and pfizer in canada) is a central muscle relaxant used to treat skeletal muscle spasms. Because of potential for side-effects, this drug is considered to be a high-risk ...Read more
See PCP: See your pcp or neurologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Don't self-medicate. ...Read more
Unlikely: More information is needed to answer aproprietly your question What kind of headache? Trigger factors?, quality, location, how long, does it last?, what makes it better, what worse.. do you drink alcohol? smoke, habits?? , how is your blood pressure? Any other sx's??? Etc. If headache is persistent and severe, best is to see a Dr. It's unlikely for klonopin (clonazepam) to cause headache as a side effect. ...Read more
Sometimes: It has value for some people and is ineffective for others. You cannot tell until you try it. ...Read more
I took percocet (an opioid analgesic pain killer) and Zanaflex (tizanidine) (a muscle relaxant). Will I be okay?
You will be OK: There is no interactions between these 2 drugs. ...Read more
Yes, it can.: Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) like all the stimulants, can cause headaches and the tension you describe. Most side effects are dose related. Some times the headaches are from not eating or drinking enough on the medication. Please follow up with your prescribing physician for adjustment in your medication. ...Read more
FIORINAL (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) -YES: Codeine no!Get a more detailed answer ›
What muscle relaxant would you prescribe for chronic neck & back pain? Soma, zanaflex, (tizanidine) flexeril?
Yes, but...: Yes, they can potentially have an additive effect on headache relief, BUT your chancing potentially increasing the potential for sedation. If your going to do this, I would plan on not driving, using heavy machinery or putting yourself in a situation where yourself or others are put in harms way. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sounds reasonable: Enough. Do you have a specific question? It would be helpful for you to reduce stressors leading to the tension headaches. ...Read more