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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 2 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
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