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Is it safe to take medicine for headaches after being vaccinated?

Is it safe to take medicine for headaches after being vaccinated?

Yes it is safe: It is absolutely safe to take pain medicine of any kind after receiving any vaccine or vaccines. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


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How often can I take pain medicine for headache?

How often can I take pain medicine for headache?

Depends on Med: "headache medication comes in many shapes, sizes, ingredients, and time of activity. There is no answer unless were were speaking about a specific medication. Sorry. Dr. J. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what kind of medicine I can take for headaches and migraines while i’m pregnant?

I'm wondering what kind of medicine I can take for headaches and migraines while i’m pregnant?

Depends: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is always safe in pregnancy but limit yourself to 3000mg/day. If that doesn't help, you should talk to your doctor about options. If the headache is new and severe, you should talk to your doctor right away as that may be something different. ...Read more

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What type of medicine I need to take for headaches?

What type of medicine I need to take for headaches?

Depend: It is really depend on what kind of headache you are having. Excedrin will work for most. Ibuprofen works as well, simpler headache Tylenol (acetaminophen) will do ...Read more

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Headache seriously, no matter any medicine I take.?

Headache seriously, no matter any medicine I take.?

See MD: Serious headaches that are not tamed by OTC meds etc are no laughing matter and I would seek help form my local hospital or MD. No worries ...Read more

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When headache I use balm massage... and take medicine?

When headache I use balm massage... and take medicine?

Headache and: massage. I think your question is if it ok to treat your headaches w/massage. It is very important that you see your doctor to rule out any underlying conditions. After that, what you are doing sounds reasonable. Your doc may have some additional help also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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It's good and healthy to take 2 different medicine for headache?

It's good and healthy to take 2 different medicine for headache?

Headache medicine: For simple treatment of headaches, many people recommend combination medications like excedrin which has aspirin, Acetaminophen (tylenol) and caffeine. If you are using prescription medications, sometimes it is ok to use two medications if one does not work initially but depends on specifics of what has been prescribed. Preventing headaches better. ...Read more

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Why is it if I take sex enhancement drug I ended of having headache?

Why is it if I take sex enhancement drug I ended of having headache?

Vasodilation: Drugs like cialis/viagra/etc cause expansion of the blood vessels/arteries in the body (vasodilation) which can result in a vascular headache in some people. Perhaps taking the med after a meal will ameliorate this effect. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to take medicine for every small pain like headache etc if mild or is it suggestible to fight with it?

Is it advisable to take medicine for every small pain like headache etc if mild or is it suggestible to fight with it?

Pain is our body's: Way of letting us know something is wrong. Minor pains that subside and don't recur are easy to simply rest and ignore till they recede. If however, they are recurring you may want to talk to a doctor. Since everyone's sense of pain and pain threshold is different, don't be a martyr and take care of yourself by finding out what is wrong. ...Read more

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You r telling me that a drug that takes weeks maybe months to start woking is good for headaches?

You r telling me that a drug that takes weeks maybe months to start woking is good for headaches?

Yes: Some meds take weeks to have an effect. If you don't like this option, talk to your doctor about trying another faster acting medicine. ...Read more

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I have really bad headaches all the time and no matter what medicines I take it doesn't go away. What should I do?

I have really bad headaches all the time and no matter what medicines I take it doesn't go away. What should I do?

Unremitting headache: Most headaches easily go away with some rest or otc analgesics. Headaches which dont, or which persist and are very frequent warrant evaluation by your primary care doctor or a neurologist. Depending on the nature of the headache there should be a way to manage it. Sometimes a clinical and health psychologist can help monitor triggers and assist with muscle relaxation and other techniques. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from headache for the past three days, what is the reason for it and what kind of drugs should I take?

I have been suffering from headache for the past three days, what is the reason for it and what kind of drugs should I take?

Not so simple: Perhaps, you possess an infection, such as a head cold, or urinary tract problem, but might conceivably be a migraine attack, TMJ dysfunction, sinusitis, a secondary ha from neck problems, or even due to nearby nerve compression. Otc drugs such as aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) might help, but the better question is whether the headache is the start of a future problem. Maybe contact your doctor if continues. ...Read more

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What headache medicine can you take while pregnant?

What headache medicine can you take while pregnant?

Talk to your OB MD: You need to ask your treating OB MD this question who will be providing care for the duration of the pregnancy. All medications have an impact on the developing fetus good and bad, . ...Read more

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What kind of drugs am I to take when I feel headaches and sleeplessness?

What kind of drugs am I to take when I feel headaches and sleeplessness?

OTC: Acceptable over-the-counter medications would be ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and benedryl or melatonin for sleep. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best medicine to take for a migraine headache?

Could you tell me what's the best medicine to take for a migraine headache?

Migraine: There are two kinds of therapies: abortive- design to alleviate the pain during am attack and preventive- designed to reduce frequency and intensity of migraine. Migraine is usually triggered by either diet, poor sleep, stress or certain medications. Check with your doctor to find our whatever be your best medication as it may vary for person to person based on their history. ...Read more

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I am pregnant for 8 weeks and I am having one side headache. Can I take any medicine?

I am pregnant for 8 weeks and I am having one side headache. Can I take any medicine?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and anything after that clear with your OB and neurologist. There's some options that are usually alright. ...Read more

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Headache since yesterday, what medicine should I take. Can u write a prescription for me?

Headache since yesterday, what medicine should I take. Can u write a prescription for me?

HealthTap: Hello - You asked this question on HealthTap Basic which is the medical education portion of the site. HealthTap Prime & Concierge are used to obtain medical care. Be well. ...Read more

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I have a headache and also I have nausea what is the best medicine I could take. Helppppp?

I have a headache and also I have nausea what is the best medicine I could take. Helppppp?

Could be migraine?: Headache associated with nausea may be migraine. Talk with your doctor about this, as there are specific medications that can help. Migraines frequently occur on one side of the head. They are commonly associated with sensitivity to light and sound. But very severe symptoms should prompt an ER visit, especially if you have numbness, weakness, or difficulty with speech or vision. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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I have a headache that has last for two days what kind of medicen can I take because im pregnant?

I have a headache that has last for two days what kind of medicen can I take because im pregnant?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Limited amounts of tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe, but speak to your OB first. They are familiar with your medical history and any allergies or other issues that might preclude you from using it. ...Read more

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My head hurts on both sides. What kind of headache is this and what can I take for it? Had it since on SSRI medicine.

My head hurts on both sides. What kind of headache is this and what can I take for it? Had it since on SSRI medicine.

Kinds of headaches: A long-lasting headache on both sides could be a tension headache. This is the most common kind. A headache like this may also be a side effect of an SSRI medicine, although it is not the most common side effect. Recommend you take this up with the provider who prescribed this for you. ...Read more

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When is it best to take alternative medicine: before or after I drink coffee to avoid a headache?

When is it best to take alternative medicine: before or after I drink coffee to avoid a headache?

Caffeine and headach: If caffeinated beverages give you a headache, it is altogether best to avoid caffeine. In general caffeine, when used sparingly can halt a vascular headache. Not true for all people. There is not really a specific antidote to the impact of caffeine but adequate magnesium, and other mitochondrial support can help by nutraceutical dosing. ...Read more

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I'm sick for four days now my stocmach hurt & dizzy what medicine I should take and also my headache don't go away.

I'm sick for four days now my stocmach hurt & dizzy what medicine I should take and also my headache don't go away.

If: If your symptoms are still present and have not resolved you should see your doctor. Your symptoms could be consistent with a stomach flu, dehydration, viral illness, etc. It is difficult to tell you what to take for your stomach pain without a more detailed description. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe for your headance since advil may upset your stomach.
Please see your doctor.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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When I take medicine that has ansaid (flurbiprofen) in I get a really bad headache, am I allergic to ansaid (flurbiprofen)?

When I take medicine that has ansaid (flurbiprofen) in I get a really bad headache, am I allergic to ansaid (flurbiprofen)?

Probably not.: Based on studies, the most common nonsteroidal antiinflamatory agents (nsaids) side effects include: nausea; abdominal pain (stomach pain); heartburn; dizziness; an unexplained rash; constipation; diarrhea; gas; vomiting. Side effects of nsaids that require immediate medical attention, include chest pain, shortness of breath, or weakness on one part of your body (possible stroke or heart attack). ...Read more

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I took tylenol at about 12p for a headache it is now 2am. Can I take medicine for a cold (the bottle says not to take with acetaminophen products?

I took tylenol at about 12p for a headache it is now 2am. Can I take medicine for a cold (the bottle says not to take with acetaminophen products?

No: You should separate doses of acetaminophen by 6-8 hours to avoid liver damage. The bottle says "do not take with acetaminophen" because it contains acetaminophen too. ...Read more

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I couldn't sleep last night and now have a headache is there any over-the-counter medicines I could take that won't make me sleepy or home remedies?

I couldn't sleep last night and now have a headache is there any over-the-counter medicines I could take that won't make me sleepy or home remedies?

Diagnosis?: Are you presuming you are treating stress (insomnia plus non-specific pain syndromes)?

Many OTC headache remedies emphasize daytime use, usually meaning they have more stimulant than sedative effect. ...Read more

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I have a painful headache in my eyes. I have a problem in the sinius. Does there any medecine can I take regularly for sinius?

I have a painful headache in my eyes. I have a problem in the sinius. Does there any medecine can I take regularly for sinius?

Sinus Disease, Maybe: Sinus disease is possible, but your physician will consider primary as well as secondary causes. Primary causes are more common. ...Read more

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I am post men. An lots of terrible symptoms. Cant take HRT or drugs for anxiety. Balance trouble, headache, back stiffness, help?

I am post men. An lots of terrible symptoms. Cant take HRT or drugs for anxiety. Balance trouble, headache, back stiffness, help?

It's been awhile: I've noticed your questions for awhile now and I see how difficult it's been for you. Since you can't take the usual meds, I'm really urging you to have a good psych eval and follow up w/ the right talk therapy to learn skills for managing for health and emotional challenges. An eval will point to the best plan for you. Hope it works out well! ...Read more

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I've been having headache for days. I also take medicine as im an epileptic and often sleep alot. I'm also facing depression, if you could help?

I've been having headache for days. I also take medicine as im an epileptic and often sleep alot. I'm also facing depression, if you could help?

See your doctor: You have much to deal with but don't despair! Start by seeing your doctor and explaining what is worrying you. Each problem can be handled by working out a plan with your doctor. He/she may refer you to a neurologist and psychiatrist for further management. ...Read more

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I have been having a lot of trouble breathing. I take medicine for anxiety. I have had headache for 3days and I don't know if im having anxiety att.?

I have been having a lot of trouble breathing. I take medicine for anxiety. I have had headache for 3days and I don't know if im having anxiety att.?

See ur psychiatrist: It is possible that. Your anxiety is not under control. It is also possible that you have other physical problem with your breathing that is made worse by anxiety, it can run into a vicious circle. ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant and I have the worst headache and nauseous I know your not supposed to take certain medicine what can I take for this headache?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant and I have the worst headache and nauseous I know your not supposed to take certain medicine what can I take for this headache?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is always safe in pregnancy, and should help your headache. You should also make sure you are taking in enough fluids and water to keep you hydrated. ...Read more

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M south Indian. Everytime I take 2 glasses of beer, next day I will have severe headache. Ocd medicines and beer a good combination for having headache?

M south Indian. Everytime I take 2 glasses of beer, next day I will have severe headache. Ocd medicines and beer a good combination for having headache?

Recommend against: Mixing Anafranil (clomipramine) with alcohol. Per Drugs. Com interaction checker mixing these may lead to 'uneven heartbeats, extreme drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, blurred vision, sweating, muscle stiffness, feeling light-headed, and seizures. Http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1034-14582, 702-355 ...Read more

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I was prescribed trazodone for sleep. I take 25 Mg. I have splitting headaches. Last 2 days I had bad panic attacks that I never had before. Medicine?

I was prescribed trazodone for sleep. I take 25 Mg. I have splitting headaches. Last 2 days I had bad panic attacks that I never had before. Medicine?

Trazodone: Headaches can be seen with trazodone. Per Drugs. Com there can also be aggitation, "nervousness, pounding in the ears, shortness of breath & slow or fast heartbeat." Let your prescribing provider know about side effects. ...Read more

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