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Midrin For Headaches
I have thrombocytopenia with a platelette count of 40, 000. Hematologist says not worth treating. Can i take generic midrin for my frequent headaches?
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
I have really bad headaches (which often turn into migraines) on a daily basis. I hate living like this. I have a midrin prescription & it actually works (it's the only thing that does), but it costs well over $100. Is there any possible way someone can g
Chronic headache: If you are dealing with every day headache, after physical and labs were negative. You might want to talk to your doctor for prophylactic treatment. The medicines used for prophylactic treatment may be from one among several classes whichever one works for you. That will reduce the frequency and intensity of the headache. Use the midrin only for abortive treatment for severe headache ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to wean off topamax quickly but safely?My dr said I could do it in 2 wks.I have midrin as back-up for withdrawal headaches.
See your neurologist: See your neurologist in order to determine the safest way to wean off of topiramate (Topamax) for your migraine headaches. There are many factors that your neurologist will consider, including your current dose, the duration of use, the reason for weaning off, etc. Tapering off too quickly can be dangerous. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a697012.html ...Read more
If i'm on methadone maintenance program, and i took midrin for head aches, will this show on a drug screen?
Probably Not: As far as i know there are no barbiturates in midrin. One of the components does breakdown to Chloral Hydrate but that substance is seldom tested for as the actual drug is not frequently tested for except in forensic situations as for when a date-rape drug is suspected. Chloral hydrate is seldom prescribed-is the drug used in a mickey finn. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Midrin's ONLY med 2 help migraines but not accessible at ALL now.Tried EVERY other med, rx'd or OTC,name it!On medicaid so no"fancy"care covered.HELP!
Comprehensive Plan: 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. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
Waiting for medicaid to approve midrin script.meanwhile what can i do?can't take OTCs w NSAIDs or caffeine--severe IBS&anxiety&fibrocystic breasts!
Yes: If not already done, it is worthwhile to check with your doctor and medicaid formulary for the popula drug Imitrex as an alternative in the meantime, while trying OTC pain relief. You should also learn to recognize and avoid the triggers for your migraine headaches. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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