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Why would you take amerge (naratriptan)?

Why would you take amerge (naratriptan)?

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

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Drug Interaction (Definition)

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Is it possible for dosage of naratriptan to affect severity of side effects?

DO NOT EXCEED: Recommended dosage is based upon safety as exceeding could result in heart attack or stroke, which has happened in many cases of too much too often. ...Read more

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Can you take citalopram and naratriptan?

Can you take citalopram and naratriptan?

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

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Does anyone take citalopram plus naratriptan?

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

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Is naratriptan one of the migraine headache medicines?

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

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Is it safe to take amerge (naratriptan) for migraines after menopause when taking estrogel and progesterone?

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 more

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Vitamin drug interactions?

Vitamin drug interactions?

Vitamin drug: There are many interactions between supplements and medications. There are many interactions that medications have blocking the absorption or efficacy of vitamins and supplements too. Refer to an online source to look for potential interactions. ...Read more

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Xanax (alprazolam) and xl-3 drug interactions okay?

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Xanax (alprazolam) and xl-3 drug interactions okay?

Xanax (alprazolam): xl-3 cold & cough medicine added to Xanax (alprazolam) can cause more sedation. Please consult your doctor first. ...Read more

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Any drug interactions between risperodene and androcur?

Any drug interactions between risperodene and androcur?

Tried: Could not find these drugs in the literature. Can u check the spellings? Also include their market names if possible. Also you can try to find your own answer on drugs.com. ...Read more

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Are there drug interactions between caduet and provengil?

Are there drug interactions between caduet and provengil?

Caduet and provigil?: all have hepatic metabolism - so can interfere with metaolism of ea other. ...Read more

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What the best statin without side effect &drug interaction?

What the best statin without side effect &drug interaction?

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

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Drug interactions between ranexa (ranolazine) and diltiazem?

Drug interactions between ranexa (ranolazine) and diltiazem?

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 more

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Can drug interactions be treated? If so what is the treatment?

Can drug interactions be treated? If so what is the treatment?

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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Questions about possible drug interactions for 12 prescription drugs?

Drug Interactions: Well for 12 medications, that is going to take longer than the 400 characters allowed on HealthTap. I suggest you schedule a long, yes a long consultation with your doctor or your pharmacist to discuss possible interactions. ...Read more

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"is ketamine injections safe to take for pain? Any serious drug interactions or allergic reactions?"

"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 more

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I have taken 20 mg of celexa (citalopram) and 40 mg of nexum for several yrs. Is there a drug interaction?

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I have taken 20 mg of celexa (citalopram) and 40 mg of nexum for several yrs. Is there  a drug interaction?

Celexa (citalopram): No. You seem to be tolerating the combination well after all those years. Wish u well. ...Read more

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Naratriptan (Definition)

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Amerge (Definition)

Amerge is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more