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Is Taking This Headache Pill Called Excedrin Safe
Yes: Yes, it's safe to take an excedrin once in a while for migrane/ tension headache. But if you have frequent headaches and have to take it regularly, get checked by your doctor first. Also, chronic use of excedrin is also not good as you may develop tolerance or a rebound headache. Good luck! ...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
I have headache while taking tanakan, is it safe to continue taking tanakan with that headache? Is there a solution for that headache?
See your doctor: If your symptoms have been worsening like this, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more
For headache, is taking one tablet of 500 mg ponstan is equivalent to taking 2 tablet of panadol (acetaminophen) actifast of 500 mg each? Which one is better?
Whatever works: They both can work. The best one is whatever works for you! ...Read more
It's okay to use orgatril, which is a 5 mg lynestrenol tablet as an emergency contraceptive pill right?
Caution: Please check out this website: http://ec.princeton.edu/worldwide/default.asp I was unable to find that Lynestrenol 5 mg tablets at whatever daily dose would be used as emergency contraception. Even if it works, it may not be prudent to take it, because lynestrenol is a pregnancy category D drug (high risk of causing birth defects), and you don't want it to fail having ingested the drug. ...Read more
What is the best over-the-counter medication for migraine headaches. Excedrine migrain is really just regular excedrine. Same ingredients. Doesnt wor?
Best OTC 4 migraine: Excedrin migraine has ibuprofen and caffeine. If you use these within the first 30 minutes of your aura or migraine symptoms, there is a good chance you will have relief. Other medicines, such as acetaminophen, alleve, etc., may also be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itching on advil (ibuprofen): although itching can occur on advil (ibuprofen) as long as you have no rash or throat tightness or other swelling it's probably ok to use it. If the itching gets worse or new symptoms occur, I would stop using it and talk to your doctor about it. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doxylamine: Doxylamine succinate trouble of the active ingredient in Unisom, is a non-habit-forming antihistamine that promotes sleep. As long as you tolerate it well, it should not hurt you to take a half a tab of that each evening, but it would be better if you could figure out a way not to take it every night. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Many of the narcotic-based pain medications are relatively safe (e.g. Fda category b/c). Many of the anti-migraine meds (e.g. Triptans/imitrex) are in the same category as well. Most of the prophylactic (e.g. Taking something for prevention) medications (e.g. Beta blockers) are pretty safe. As always, consult with your provider before taking anything. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: While Acetaminophen is safe, Aspirin is linked to an increased rate of miscarriages if used in the first trimester and to a premature closure of the ductus arteriosus (a baby vessel in the fetus) if used in the third trimester. Caffeine must be limited during the pregnancy as well due to potential adverse effects on the fetus. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be tried for pain related complaints. ...Read more
Safe medication: You may take acetaminophen but not more than 4000 mg a day which would be 650 mg every 4 hours( that would make 3900 mg/day) or 1000 mg every 6 hours. Ibuprofen, naproxen and the like interact with Depakote by increasing the changes of bleeding( decreasing platelet count). Some people still take those together but under close supervision by their doctor. ...Read more
Aura and daily tension headache,vomit .does topamax (topiramate) work for it?What is the safe mg a day?
Migraine and TTH: share common triggers such as stress, mental tension, fatigue, lack of sleep, alcohol, and menstruation. Because of overlapping features between these two disorders, many researchers believe that TTH and migraine are not discrete clinical entities but may represent different points on a continuum of headache severity with TTH at one end and migraine at the other. For Topamax (topiramate) see a physician. ...Read more
Nimeson-p: Nimeson-p contains Nimesulide-Acetaminophen/ Paracetamol & has potential side effects. This product appears to be sold in India. ...Read more
Yes but: There is no reported interaction between Fastin (phentermine) and Aleve,but in some people sensitive to the stimulant effect of Fastin (phentermine) there can be an increase in blood pressure and renal effects. NSAIDS in some people can do this, and over a period of time chronic taking of either can have adverse cardiac effects. ...Read more
Is it ok to take Advil/Tylenol, or any pain reliever for migraines, while on the pill? I am on COC called Micropil.
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