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How Can I Relieve A Severe Headache With Just Otc Meds
Headache remedies: Some patients do well on Excedrin migraine, and others respond to tylenol (acetaminophen). A new otc called dolovent also seems to help some. There are scattered reports of chiropractic treatment assisting some people. However, all of the above could have some risks, and best to consult with your physician about all of these approaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
4 weeks after a concussion, having issues with server headaches, what can I do for the headaches? Any OTC meds or anything to help reduce the pain?
Post traumatic: It is common that trauma brings on complex symptoms including headache. Often medications do not help. Good sleep and good health habits are important. Often plain Aspirin with added tylenol (acetaminophen) with some caffeine is effective. Avoid excessive use of medications. Medication to help sleep and treat depression may also help. Discuss these issues with your doctor. ...Read more
Fluids, rest: Low grade fevers are seldom severe symptoms if unaccompanied by other illness. Use of Aspirin or Acetaminophen (tylenol) can reduce fever if you are uncomfortable. On the other hand many docs feel that fever is beneficial in fighting infection and unless it creates further problems, leave it alone. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Without a proper diagnosis, there's no way to know the cause or proper treatment.For simple, non-recurrent ha's, might try ice to head or neck, sleep, massage, meditation. A good hands-on osteopathic exam, whether pain is short-term or chronic, might find a mechanical cause - often from neck pain/dysf, rib problems, even sacral problems which can be treated with manipulation. Just some suggestions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have a severe headache what medications can I take if I'm pregnant? Or what can I do to relieve the pain?
Sinus headache: If you have chronic sinus headaches they could be allergic or infection. See your dr and get proper diagnoses and treatment please. ...Read more
Migraine treatment: Alternative medicine experts use several methods to relieve and possibly cure migraine.Folloing treatments have been tried with some success or reduction of attacks chiropractic treatment biofeedback food allegies causing migraine treatment by allergists , and diet adjustment sress and tension relief by meditation/yoga avoid lack of sleep restricting salt especially pre menstrual. ...Read more
Can i take advil cold and sinus with klonopin and lexapro (escitalopram)? What sinues medicine can i take can i get a list please? Can i also take ibuphrone with them?
Talk w/ Dr/druggist: The Advil IS ibuprofen. It's rare, but it can lead to bleeding w/ lexapro (escitalopram) in some folk. Watch for signs and call Dr immediately. It can also cause dizziness and fainting, so be careful and try to have someone near.The 1st two can also do that but if you've been ok so far - that's a good sign - just be careful. Ask your Dr for that list - for you overall case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take immodium: You can take immodium to control diaarhea. ...Read more
Yes: You need to find out why you are nauseated, See a doctor for evaluation. Dry crackers or toast will help. Your doctor will give you an appropriate medication ...Read more
How am I suppose to deal with chronic pain if I can't take Nsaids due to my GERD? Tylenol (acetaminophen) alone does nothing for me. Please Help
I suffer from migraines and recently lost my insurance. What meds can I take to help wuth the headace and nausea that comes with it i cannot take nsaids due to an ulcer?
I have hidrdenitis suppurativa and i'm having a flare up what can I do to help with pain and inflammation other than OTC pain relievers or nsaids?
I have bad anxiety and have tried hydroxyzine for a while which doesn't really help what can I take to help with my anxiety along with OCD ?
I have chronic headaches/migranes and was wondering, how long after stopping OTC meds would i be able to rule out rebound headache as a cause?
A couple of cycles: Depends on your medicine's half life, or how long it is in your body. When you take a medicine, it's levels in your blood begins to rise than falls. Half life is how long it takes to be 1/2 of cincentration.Drug that last 24h takes 4 x that to reach steady stat where amount taken is amount eliminated (5th day). So, thereafter you would feel effects of being off medicine. ...Read more
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