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Can I cut a 20mg of relpax (eletriptan) in half and take 10mg? My first time taking it &afraid it might make my memory worse, than what it already is, & other effec
Relpax (eletriptan): The smallest recommended dose is 20 mg. If youtake half the dose you might not get the desired effect. ...Read more
Should be ok: No significant drug interactions found. Make sure to check with prescribing doctor. ...Read more
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
No: Relpax (eletriptan) has (like all mediation) many potential side effects, but that's not one of them. ...Read more
Yes: The two are not known to interact ...Read more
I counsalted a doctor in thailand he prescribed Eletriptan (Relpax).this is not available in my country bangladesh. What other medicine can I try?
May solve headache: Triptan medications are known to treat a variety of headache types. There is nothing magical about triptans that they CANNOT be used in tension headaches. However, as they were tested and marketed and approved by the FDA the headache type of migraine was what was being tested. Many tension type headaches may in fact be migraines so again, you may be using exactly the right medication too. ...Read more
Friend's birthday so I want to drink moderately say 4 beers. If cause migraine can I take relpax (eletriptan) as prescribed or is this dangerous?
Took 80 mg of relpax (eletriptan) today. Can I take aleve if headache comes back? Also can I take 30 mg of temazepam tonight since did not sleep last night?
Interactions: Ok to take aleve with relpax (eletriptan). Ok to take temazepam tonight. ...Read more
Is Imitrex basically the same as relpax (eletriptan)? I take Imitrex regut but my dr has now given me relpax (eletriptan) is it safe to take if I have had one seizure before
Caution: Both of these medications are " triptan's" with similar properties. They both can reduce the seizure threshold. If you have had a seizure before you should check with a neurologist before starting this new medication. ...Read more
Migraines every day since august 2017. imitrex 100, fioricet, relpax, amitriptyline 50 doesn't help. MRI was normal...whats next?
Is it okay to take Cymbalta with Relpax (eletriptan) and naproxen? On the information sheet it said not to Not sure if DR looked at my meds list
Too narrow: You're on a lot more than just those 3 drugs. You need to go to Drugs. Com or WebMD or another of the MANY sites that enable you to cross-reference ALL your prescriptions and also tell you WHY you shouldn't. Often the interactions are minor. But Pfizer would rather not be sued so they may overstate the risks. Definitely make sure your doc HAS looked at your medlist. ...Read more
I have migraines but I have been taken Effexor XR for fibromyalgia will it be okay to take Relpax (eletriptan) also for my migraine o will it be too much serotonin?
Is it safe to take relpax (eletriptan) for migraine headaches if you use ketoconazole on your skin for ringworm.
Sure: There is no problem with this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it okay to take Relpax (eletriptan) for migraine headaches, and prednisone for my asthma flare up at the same time?
Probably OK: In general, it is probably ok to use both Relpax (eletriptan) and Prednisone simultaneously, since they do not usually interact with one another. If you have further questions, or if you develop side effects you think might be related, please contact the prescribing doctor for more information. Take care and stay healthy! ...Read more
TTC. Can taking advil 800mg once or twice a week after menstruation/or taking Relpax (eletriptan) for migraines affect ovulation timings? Any other meds safer?
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more