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I have migraine and the doctors gave me Topamax, (topiramate) when i took "50 G" i affected by Glaucoma and i have allergies but antihistamine is forbidden!!
?: Can't really understand your question/point,if you mean topamax (topiramate) would affect your glaucoma, unlikely and depends on the type of glaucoma,please ask your ophthalmologist as glaucoma is a serious disease, if you are asking whether topamax (topiramate) would interact with antihistamines, yes it would,and not advisable together,2nd generation antihistamines as loratadine or cetirizine won't affect glaucoma though ...Read more
I have a migraine that won't go away. I have vomited 8 times so far and i see double. I have tried OTC migraine medicines and benadryl (diphenhydramine). Is there anything else that i can try?
Rule out ICB: For a persistent headache associated with nausea and resistant to medications, you should get a head ct in the emergency room/department. This could be an intracranial bleed. These are usually associated with trauma, but I have seen some spontaneous icb's. If the head ct is negative, follow up with your physician to get stronger migraine medication and maybe a migraine controller medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help me sleep fast with a severe migraine that is making me very nauseous?
Yes: unless contraindicated or interacts with a medicine that you are already on ...Read more
I have had a migraine since last night. I just found out I'm pregnant two days ago. Is it safe to take benadryl to take the edge off from the pain.
Went to ER for migraine was given raglan and Benadryl (diphenhydramine). It did help but 12 hours later I'm still really really tired how long will that last?
Does Benadryl (diphenhydramine) share any of the anti-serotoninergic effects that periactin has? Or is a sert inhibitor the opposite? Having seritonin migraine..
Neither..4 most part: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine. As a potent antagonist to acetylcholine in muscarinic receptors, Diphenhydramine is used to treat parkinson's disease-like extrapyramidal symptoms caused by typical antipsychotics. It haslso been shown to weakly inhibit the reuptake of serotonin. ...Read more
Would I benefit from imatrex as to just taking tylenol for my migraines? Usually behind one eye, zig zag around eyes, nauseated, throwing up at times. Can not take antihistamines, or OTC cough meds. gives me heart palpatations. Although I do use Alaway an
10mgs a day amitriptyline for migraines. Is it ok to skip a day occas? Is missing a dose dangerous? What if i feel overly sedated from Benadryl (diphenhydramine) once?
Soon starting amitriptyline 10mg for migraine. Also frequently use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for allergies. Safe if taken a few hrs apart?
Yes, if prescribed: This low dose of amitriptylene may help prevent migraines, but may have some sedation & constipation with it. Best to take it at night. You might consider other, newer options for allergies that aren't as sedating as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) -- especially when added to amitriptylene. Discuss with your doctor, who knows you best.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have migraine. I have IC. 25mg amitriptyline nightly for bladder pain&tramadol 50mg prn. Can I take I take tramadol,zofran,benadryl for my migraine?
Yes you can: those three meds can be taken together especially at night; the main side effect of concern is sedation Thus nighttime dosing. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it bad to take an antihistamine during a cold, i.e. does suppressing mucus make the cold last longer?
No value: Antihistamines have no value in the treatment of viral illnesses. ...Read more
Recurrent headache: Migraine is a chronic disoeder in which you get recurrent headaches which are moderate to severe in nature in typical headache it is on one sided headache and pulsating in nature and last anywhere from 2 to 72 hours it may have other associated symptoms like nausea&vomiting inreased sensitivity ti light about one in third patients feel an aura. It can be triggered by several different factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer