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Amerge And Drug Interactions
For acute migraine: Amerge is a triptan used for acute treatment of migraine. The half life is long meaning that it doesn't work as well for many migraineurs as other triptans such as Imitrex or relpax (eletriptan). Some women with menstrual migraine find that it produces long lasting relief. When taken when the pain is mild, the efficacy of Amerge and all acute migraine medications is greatly increased. ...Read more
Yes: Both of these medications increase seratonin. If they are monitored by your doctor it is acceptable to use both at the same time. All of your physicians schold be informed of all medications, otc's, and nutracutacles you are taking. Also, your pharmacist should have this information. ...Read more
Very few: Both group overlap covering some neurotransmitters and also could have drug drug interactions depending on the age sex and meds of the pt is taking so sometimes pharm d are really good about helping as they have drug drug interaction websites at their access doctors don't and they spend a lot if time educating pts on meds than we do so I use their resource as my team and I am very close to all. ...Read more
Yes: Naratriptan is known as amerge (naratriptan). Naratriptan is used to treat the symptoms of migraine headaches (severe, throbbing headaches that sometimes are accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to sound or light). Naratriptan is in a class of medications called selective serotonin receptor agonists. It works by narrowing blood vessels in the brain, stopping pain signals from being sent to the brain. ...Read more
Is it safe to take amerge (naratriptan) for migraines after menopause when taking estrogel and progesterone?
It is safe: The advantage of Amerge (naratriptan) in addition to its longer half-life, is its mild side effect profile which makes it more acceptable to patients who are unable to tolerate the side effects of sumatriptan. The advance age may be associated with a decreased prevalence of migraine. The onset of physiologic menopause (natural menopause) improved migraine in most women. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You have to try: Which gives you less side effects as some tolerate one brand better than other , all 'statins' have identical side effects ; interactions as their mode of action is identical if they are 'statins'. ...Read more
Yes: Diltiazem interacts with Ranexa (ranolazine) in the liver and increases its level in the blood stream. Can prolong qt and cause rythm disturbances. Other side effects from renexa likely: constipation, dizziness, headache, nausea., palpitations, dizziness and blurred vision. These are more likely with this combination, but many people on this combination of drugs. Double check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Well depends the most obvious is to stop the offending drug. If the reaction has occurred stop the drug and treat the symptoms. ...Read more
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"is ketamine injections safe to take for pain? Any serious drug interactions or allergic reactions?"
Depends: Ketamine has a number of uses. Its most common is as an intravenous analgesic. It is almost never used by itself because may cause hallucinations, nightmares and dysphoric reactions. It also increases blood pressure, causes nausea and has other side effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers