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Meloxicam For Headaches
Yes: 400 mg or even 600 depending on the size of the teen. Always take it with food. Check with your doctor if there are other medications the patient is taking to be sure there is no drug interaction. See your doctor if the headaches are getting worse, happening more often, or if they are accompanied by other symptoms such as difficulty walking, unsteady gait, vision changes, personality changes etc. ...Read more
I take gabapentin and verapamil for compl. migraine. Took flexeril 3hr ago for arth in neck. Can I take a Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) for migraine pain now?
Arthritis: Sulfasalazine is used primarily for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis or ulcerative colitis. Mobic (meloxicam) and advil can be used for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis. Not sure what your condition is, but i would not take advil and Mobic (meloxicam) as those are same class medications. Sulfasalazine is sulfa based drug and is somewhat different from advil and mobic (meloxicam). ...Read more
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
Sounds reasonable: Enough. Do you have a specific question? It would be helpful for you to reduce stressors leading to the tension headaches. ...Read more
Ihave migraine since yesterday, Advil (ibuprofen) not working. I take oxycodone 5/325 occasionally for back pain. Can i try 1 dose for migraine?
You can,: But acute headache remedies (opioids) taken more than two days a week may be associated with a transformation of episodic migraine attacks into an almost daily chronic migraine headache. The ideal abortive migraine drug should have a rapid onset of action, high overall efficacy (e.g. Triptan). Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have MS and trigem neuralgia and have terrible pain. Tried gaba, baclofen, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) elavil, tegretol, otc, etc...What is the best pain med for this?
Trigeminal neuralgia: Sadly trigeminal neuralgia is a poorly understood disease that has an even worse track record for treatment. Most patients suffer from this disease without much relief. There is a growing body of evidence looking into Lamotrigine as a treatment. Ask your prescribing doctor if this is an alternative. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: There are no significant medication interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›