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Experiencing headache (no better w/rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.), stress management) (side: front, left, right) (time frame: gradua...
Many possibilities: Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Over-the-counter treatments include Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms should be checked. ...Read more
Depends: Generally, panadol (acetaminophen) or the generic Acetaminophen is highly effective at relieving most headaches especially the common tension headache and those associated with allergy or sinus issues. Some headaches are more vascular or from other causes and these need treatment to of the underlying cause. If you are having frequent headaches talk to your md and/or dentist as it can indicate other serious issues. ...Read more
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Migraine management : Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain medicine, neurologists do you recommend Excedrin for migraines while pregnant? How about Excedrin in general?
Not a good idea: Nsaid's in general can cause changes in the fetal circulation that can lead problems (closes the ductus arterios). This can be benefical after delivery to close the d.A. But is detrimental before delivery. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok, basically but you need to check with your OB for specifics. ...Read more
What medicine works the best for pinched nerve in the leg? Can robaxin help? I have ibuprofen, naproxen and extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen)...Which one?
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Thalamic cavernoma, suffer from horrible headaches.Tried different strengths of tylonol, advil, (ibuprofen) migraine meds, nerve block injections no relief sugestions?
Ask your doctor if : He would recommend giving you imitrex, topamax, (topiramate) opioids, tricyclic antidepressants/tca etc.Have ur blood pressure checked. Take care and god bless u! http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/default.htm?names-dropdown=id. http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/all-natural-headache-cures. ...Read more
Can you give me a list of raleigh, north carolina doctors who handle workmen's compensation patients?
Try this: You may want to try amssm.Org. . .This is a site with a lot of sports med docs like me and a very good number of them will take workman's comp. They will do a good job. You can do a "find a doc" tab on there when you go there. If you can't find one shoot me an email on here. ...Read more
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Depends.: The first issue that must be addressed is whether triptans are effective. Once that is established, your physician will determine the appropriate usage based on the specific triptan chosen. Secondly, patients that require triptans frequently as abortive care for migraines, are likely better served by transitioning to prophylactic medications to prevent the onset of migraines. ...Read more
May be: It is preferable to use other preventative medications for headaches in this syndrome and there are multiple choices. However if others do not help or insurance coverage is a big hindrance and Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) works then it is valuable and here benefits far outweigh risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not many: Nsaids (motrin, aleve, etc) and Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)) are you best choices. There are some combination medications such as Excedrin which combine things like aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) and caffeine. There are homeopathic and naturopathic options as well but I am not well versed in these options. ...Read more
Where can I find information on pain killers vicodin, percodan, (oxycodone and aspirin) oxycodone?
DO NOT TAKE: Codeine for headaches please!Get a more detailed answer ›