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Could painkillers cause headaches?

Could painkillers cause headaches?

Yes: It is well known that people could get a rebound type headache, especially if you had been taking that medication regularly and then moved to an occasional basis. ...Read more

Painkiller (Definition)

"painkiller" is a general term and not a medical term. Literally, it is something that "kills" the pain. That can include just about anything that ...Read more


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What can cause kidney pain due to painkillers?

What can cause kidney pain due to painkillers?

See below: Check with your doctor to be sure you can use these medicines safely, particularly if you have kidney disease. Heavy or long-term use of some of these medicines, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, and higher dose aspirin, can cause chronic kidney disease known as chronic interstitial nephritis. The warning labels on otc analgesics tell you not to use these medicines for more than l0 days for pain. ...Read more

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What painkillers and nerve suppressants do not cause weight gain?

Many: Best to discuss with the Dr. who would be prescribing them for you. Ibuprofen is an nsaid painkiller the would not cause weight gain and the Benzodiazapine class of anti-anxiety meds do not particularly cause weight gain, etc. Discuss with your Tx Doctor, best wishes. ...Read more

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What do painkillers cause your pupils to get smaller and how can it be prevented?

What do painkillers cause your pupils to get smaller and how can it be prevented?

Don't use them: If you don't want small pupils from opiates, then don't use them. Opiates effect the portion of the nerve system that helps control pupil size and as a result makes them small. ...Read more

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My breasts cause me intense pain at the end of the day when I take off my bra. Painkillers don't work, is there a solution to this issue?

My breasts cause me intense pain at the end of the day when I take off my bra. Painkillers don't work, is there a solution to this issue?

Life mods,not meds.: if this isn't cyclical with your periods, might be as simple as wearing the wrong size bra. If you can, be sure that your bra fits right- most department stores have a fitter. Avoiding caffeine and processed foods (things with salt, sugar, artificial stuff) may help. Exercise daily (wear a good sports bra!), and then removing your bra as soon as you get home/don't need it may help. see your doctor ...Read more

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What could cause a very severe headache across the front of head not relieved by painkillers but relieved by pressing on the area?

What could cause a very severe headache across the front of head not relieved by painkillers but relieved by pressing on the area?

Tension headache: Headache can occur as a result of many conditions, and further assessment by a specialist should be considered if symptoms persist. Relief with direct pressure may indicate muscular tension as being one of the many causes, however, again, this can be accompanied by other conditions. Regardless, if symptoms persist then consultation with a neurologist or headache specialist is advised. ...Read more

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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more