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Take Excedrin Migraine
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
Might help but:: Hunger headaches are muscle tension and low blood sugar. Hunger can cause your muscles to tighten, triggering a tension headache. Skipping meals, sleeping later than usual or delaying meals or snacks may result in a drop in your blood sugar levels. When your blood sugar drops, your body releases hormones to counter low glucose levels, which can trigger a headache. Excederine might help. ...Read more
Yes: Realize you are taking half a Tylenol (acetaminophen) and a bunch of caffeine though. (check the ingredients). Be mindful of the fact that many people develop chronic daily headaches because of excessive use of Excedrin. They get addicted to the caffeine then get a headache when it wears off. At least a bottle of Excedrin has lasted at least 2 months in your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a toradol shot around 7 pm last night for a migraine... migraine is still here can i now take Excedrin migraine?
I have a migraine the only thing that works is excedrin migraine. Is it ok to take excedrin migraine then have a few glasses of wine, im having a bbq.
Tough question: Since alcohol and likely wine in particular tend to trigger migraine, you are asking whether taking excedrin migraine prophylactically would prevent a migraine. Theoretically it is possible but there is no clear answer until you have tried it. Limiting your wine intake to less than 2 glasses along with food intake will enhance the chance of success. ...Read more
I'm currently taking 2 prevacid (lansoprazole) in the morning I also have a horrific headache which I now believe to be a migraine Is it ok to take Excedrin migraine?
Migraine Treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves 3 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
Even though I take Excedrin migraine my migraine won't go away usually the first day of mig.I sleep no noise or light and throw up why.?
I've had a headache for three weeks now. Sometimes it's a migraine or sometimes it's mild but never goes away. Its behind the eyes and now it seems to be getting worse like pain on top and behind the head. I take excedrin migraine but now that doesn't wor
Likely 2 types of HA: you may be suffering from 2 types of headache: migraine + analgesic overuse headache (if you have been taking exedrin migraine more than 2 times per week). decreasing the exedrin migraine frequency down to 2 times per week will help with the 2nd headache, for migraine you need to discuss with a neurologist getting on a prophylactic agent that is the best one for you depending on your medical hx ...Read more
If I took two Tylenol (acetaminophen) 2 hrs ago for a headache (migraine) can I take Excedrin migraine?
In my 2 trimester is it ok to take Excedrin migraine? I suffer from horrible migranes and Tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't help! I've had one for 3 days. Help!!!!!!
Is it ok to take 1 tablet of Excedrin migraine every day? Usually wake up in the middle of the night with a headache and take one Excedrin migraine ( I have had migraine since i was 22 now 57 but not as bad any more)
No: Migraines can occur during sleep. There is a higher incidence during later stages of sleep. It is important to talk to a neurologist regarding your symptoms to decide if these are truly migrainous and yoy may need an MRI to rule out other causes. Regular consumption of Excedrin (or most OTC meds) can lead to overuse analgesia headache which may be what you are experiencing now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I took two extra strength tylenol at 3pm today but my head still hurts on one side if my head can I take a excedrin migraine now or a bc to stop?
Wait 4-6 hrs: Do not mix these medications: You must use EITHER at 4-6 hrs and only as needed ...Read more
I took 2 ibuprofen tablets ( 200 mg each)
Can I also take 2 Excedrin migraine?
It has Acet 250 mg and Asp 250 mg and 65 caffeine no health issues
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