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What Other Medications Are Used For Treating Migraine Headaches
Just wanted to know if they still make Suboxone tablets becauze i take the film and it gives me bad migraine headaches i was going to switch to tab?
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
What is the best medication to treat my migraine pain? Is there any one medication that works better than others for migraine headaches?
Everyone different: To stop headaches, most doctors would recommend triptans (such as frova, relpax, maxalt, zomig, etc.), but ergotamines are also of value. Maybe best to prevent and could use botox, depakote, topirimate, beta-blockers, but also might consider otc items such as butterbur, riboflavin, coq-10, feverfew, magnesium. ...Read more
Can certain drugs trigger migraine headaches? Is it possible for some drugs or medications to be the cause of migraine headaches?
Yes, potentially: If one looks in pdr, one would think that all drugs could cause headaches, but some are more often the culprits. Watch out for female hormonal agents, medicines used for blood pressure control, items to control thyroid fnctn, some ms and anti-epileptic drugs, just to name a few. ...Read more
What is the best over-the-counter medication for migraine headaches. Excedrine migrain is really just regular excedrine. Same ingredients. Doesnt wor?
Why have there not been many substantial breakthroughs in treating migraine headaches ? There seem to be very few specific drugs for prophylaxis.
Well: In fact Botox was approved 2 years ago for those suffering 15 or more migraines per month. Many migraine sufferers can also benefit from having a more rigid living habit like eating regular meals , waking up and going to bed at the same time slot, stress reduction. Getting your allergic rhinitis under control may also improve the migraine. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on why you are having migraines. If they are caused by clenching/grinding your teeth, you need a dentist and no meds. If it is due to nerve issues, you need a neurologist and meds. Stress/psychological issues, a psychiatrist and other meds. There are many possibilities. You may need multiple doctors if there are multiple causes. Best bet is to see your physician for guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on 90 grams Armour Thyroid medication. Dr is increasing to 120 gms. I have migraine headaches & have a metallic taste in mouth. What is this from?
Hypothyroid: Call dr. Mark starr in arizona. He is extremly knowledgeable. ...Read more
You can try it: It is not one of the first things used. Best to see a neurologist. A full evaluation is in order. Various details need be considered. Smoke? Alcohol? Vitamins and supplements? ALL current and past meds. Details about the symptoms and associated symptoms and rhythms of the migraines, if that is what they truly are. A sophisticated neurologist may get results when others fail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A head pain which is usually recurrent, and often in variable locations and severity, associated with few or all the following symptoms; fear of light, fear of sound, nausea, vomiting, bright or dark spots floating in front of eyes, tingling and numbness of one side of face or body. All ...Read more
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