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Is hylands migraine relief safe for ulcer. Taking prilosec. Http://www. Drugs. Com/drp/hyland-s-migraine-headache-relief-tablets. Html?

Is hylands migraine relief safe for ulcer. Taking prilosec. Http://www. Drugs. Com/drp/hyland-s-migraine-headache-relief-tablets. Html?

Probably. But bad.: This doesn't contain any ingredients that one would expect would cause abdominal pain or aggravate an ulcer, but it does contain belladonna, which the fda rates as unsafe. That said, the amount of actually anything in many homeopathic products is basically none.
Belladonna can cause seizures, slowed breathing, lethargy, sleepiness, muscle weakness, and death… same as "deadly nightshade". ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


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What is the migraine relief?

Pain resolution: When patients are asked this question in studies, the answer that most give is complete resolution of pain that doesn't return. This is what you should be looking for in a treatment. It is not always completely successful, but there are agents that can greatly help reduce the frequency and intensity of the pain and other symptoms. ...Read more

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Migraine relief for me--previously codeine worked but not now?

Migraine relief for me--previously codeine worked but not now?

Yes&ExcedrinMigraine: Google "cryotron" to see if anyone near you offers this devastatingly effective treatment. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) help in migraine relief?

Does Zoloft (sertraline) help in migraine relief?

Not usually: Have not found Zoloft (sertraline) to ever be of value for headache relief or prevention. Much better approaches exist. Find a doctor who can guide you. ...Read more

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I got walgreens ex strength headache relief caplets & wg migraine relief caplets. Both have same ingredients. 1 says 2 every 6 hrs & other 2 every 24h?

I got walgreens ex strength headache relief caplets & wg migraine relief caplets. Both have same ingredients. 1 says 2 every 6 hrs & other 2 every 24h?

Ask the pharmacist: I am not familiar with these store-branded medications. You can ask the walgreens pharmacist what the difference is. It may be that one version is an extended release formulation. Either way, follow the bottle's instructions until you get clarification. ...Read more

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Can I take sumatriptan 50mg for migraine relief without taking verapamil 120mg?

Can I take sumatriptan 50mg for migraine relief without taking verapamil 120mg?

Yes: Verapamil is suppressive therapy. It will help decrease the number of episodes. But if you just want to use trip triptans that's fine too. ...Read more

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Migraine relief with pain medicine? Oxycodone is the only thing that relieves my migraines. Can I take a low does regularly?

Migraine relief with pain medicine? Oxycodone is the only thing that relieves my migraines. Can I take a low does regularly?

Not recommended: Opioids do not work well clinically in migraine. Opioids should not be used in migraine because they induce rebound or medication overuse headache. See Orofacial Pain or headache specialist for migraine management. ...Read more

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I am pregnant, I have a bad toothache, and headache can I take a migraine relief medicine?

I am pregnant, I have a bad toothache, and headache can I take a migraine relief medicine?

Ask you OB-GYN: You must check your prescription medication with your ob-gyn. Migraine medication will not likely affect your toothache. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from chronic migraine for 3 years with only some relief from medication. Any tips?

I have been suffering from chronic migraine for 3 years with only some relief from medication. Any tips?

Yes...: You may want to consider having your doctor/headache specialist see if Botox can be approved for your migraine headaches. If it works you could have significantly less migraines for at least 3-4 months at a time. Many times people's migraines are cut in half if not more. The use of your oral migraine prevention medications and abortives are much more helpful and reduce occurrences even better. ...Read more

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I have had migraine my whole life. CT scans show nothing. I'm on 2 preventive medications and I still get break through migraines. Every few days I get them. I just want some sort of relief. I'm allergic tramadol. I'm out of ideas. I need something.?

I hear you: Often we focus on cause and effect. We look for one thing to work and resolve the problem. I suspect that there are a combination of factors contributing to your migraines/headaches and as a result it is a combination of factors that will help. Working with a caregiver who can make an accurate diagnosis and is savvy regarding the various factors is your best bet. Ask around. ...Read more

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3 day migraine. IV drugs in er. No pain 3 days. Pain return 4 2 days with short breath and exhaustion. Do I return 2 er? No relief from OTC on vacatio

3 day migraine. IV drugs in er. No pain 3 days. Pain return 4 2 days with short breath and exhaustion. Do I return 2 er? No relief from OTC on vacatio

Yes ER visit: For IV infusion is warranted. The abortive medication will not help. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. This condition must be professionally managed. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and prophylactic management to avoid unnecessary future pain, suffering and ER visits. ...Read more

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Does mycratine work as a migraine medication?

Does mycratine work as a migraine medication?

Mycratine: First, although this proprietary product is marketed as "homeopathic, " it's not homeopathic in its use. It's not prescribed by a careful, individualized case-taking, and is a "complex" that isn't described on the label. It's also had no homeopathic provings (the method by which 3000+ other homeopathic remedies are studied and their effects discovered). Company testimonials say it works, though. ...Read more

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What should I do if I take too much migraine medication?

What should I do if I take too much migraine medication?

Migraine: If you are having too frequent migraines. You may benefit from taking preventive medications such as beta blockers, topamax, (topiramate) etc. ...Read more

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What's the quickest way to relieve a migraine without medication?

What's the quickest way to relieve a migraine without medication?

Doubtful: I do not believe there is any such method. Drugs for migraines are often very successful. ...Read more

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Any cure or if not cure than relief for migraine? Adult aged 60yrs

Any cure or if not cure than relief for migraine? Adult aged 60yrs

Control measures: Are available, but at age 60 some of our meds are risky. If hypertension or heart disease is present, would avoid triptans, and perhaps select dolovent (otc) to stop the headache. To prevent, which I would prefer, could use prescription (topirimate, depakote) or otc (riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, co-q10). See a headache specialist and start appropriate meds. ...Read more

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I'm having a difficult time finding a migraine medication that works well for me. Any suggestions?

I'm having a difficult time finding a migraine medication that works well for me. Any suggestions?

See your doctor: If you have tried all over the counterpain medications, you might consider a magnesium supplement, then see your doctor. You might need a daily medication like topamax (topiramate) or Propranolol to keep the headaches away. You can also find out if your headaches are coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Are migraine medications addictive?

Are migraine medications addictive?

None: Pharmacologic management for migraine involves abortive therapy for the acute, occasional migraine attack, and prophylactic therapy for the more chronic and disabling attacks. None of the medications are addictive. ...Read more

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How can I get relief for migraine headaches?

How can I get relief for migraine headaches?

Botox and Surgery: Long term relief of migraines can be achieved with botox. If you have a good response, you may be a candidate for surgery. Surgery has been shown to dramatically decrease the frequency and intensity of migraines.

www. Themigrainereliefcenter. Com. ...Read more

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 what are preventive medications for migraine?

 what are preventive medications for migraine?

Yes: Low dose tca have been shown to effective at preventing migraines. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are over-the-counter medications for migraine effective?

Yes: Most headaches can be managed with otc meds. If the headaches are persistent and occurring frequently then you should have further eval and discuss with pcp. Be careful with excedrine and other meds containing caffeine. These can cause rebound headaches if taken chronically. ...Read more

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What medications are safe to take for a migraine headache?

MIGRAINE HEADACHE: Rx are:nsaids, tylenol (acetaminophen), analgesics with caffeine or butalbital, triptans. Examples are imitrex, medrin, fioricet, etc. ...Read more

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Can migraine medication make a migraine your headache worse?

Can migraine medication make a migraine your headache worse?

Definitely: Medication overuse migraine, which results from the repetitive and chronic use of headache abortive medications for three months or more. Good example Excedrin Migraine. It is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain. This condition must be professionally managed. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take migraine medication for regular headaches?

Is it okay to take migraine medication for regular headaches?

No.: Migraine-specific medications are designed to work for migraine headaches. Depending on the medication, they may provide little or no relief for other forms of headache and instead, only expose the patient to unnecessary side effects or complications. Check with the physician that manages your headaches as to his/her advice for treating common cephalgias. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best over-the-counter migraine medication?

Cambia: It is not over the counter, but it is an NSAID and a great abortive migraine medication. Usually doctors have free samples. Try it, if it works for you migraine get the prescription.
Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I prevent migraine and what is the best medication for it?

Should see doc soon: Migraine can be debilitating for some people. If infrequent attack, then use abortive med i.E imitrex, axert, (almotriptan) zomig etc. If you have frequent attacks, your doc can assess and prescribe meds to prevent/reduce it from coming too often. Depend on your case, doc can pick one best fit for you. U can minimize attacks by not skipping meals; go sleep at regular hours, keep good hydration etc....Good luck. ...Read more

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Am I right that it's no issue to take migraine medication for headache?

Migraine: There are specific side effects with all headache medications. You should speak with your doctor, pharmacist or google the drug your taking to see side effects. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a migraine to last longer than 3 days & no relief from OTC meds?

Is it normal for a migraine to last longer than 3 days & no relief from OTC meds?

Go to an ER?: Go to urgent care or emergency room so they can treat you with intravenous medicines. Migraines may last several days but they are very stressful. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more