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What Is Relpax
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
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
I counsalted a doctor in thailand he prescribed Eletriptan(Relpax).this is not available in my country bangladesh.what other medicine can I try?
Yes: The two are not known to interact ...Read more
What would happen if I took relpax (eletriptan) 40mg & it was a tension headache not a migraine ?
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?
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
Migraines every day since august 2017.. imitrex 100, fioricet, relpax, amitriptyline 50 doesnt 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 ›
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?
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
Am I dying?
We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more
I have cold?
I have cold?
Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is asp?
Am i dying ?
I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more
Is it free ?
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I dont know?
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What to eat?
Hair loss and diet: Diet can affect hair, but so can exercise, environment and a person's general health and genetics. Try to eat a healthy diet, with lots of vegetables, and healthy types of protein. Also stay active, exercise regularly and make sure you are getting enough sleep. If the hair loss persists, see your doctor. Feel better soon! ...Read more