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How can I relieve a severe headache with just OTC meds?

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In brief: Headache remedies

Some patients do well on Excedrin migraine, and others respond to tylenol (acetaminophen).
A new otc called dolovent also seems to help some. There are scattered reports of chiropractic treatment assisting some people. However, all of the above could have some risks, and best to consult with your physician about all of these approaches.

In brief: Headache remedies

Some patients do well on Excedrin migraine, and others respond to tylenol (acetaminophen).
A new otc called dolovent also seems to help some. There are scattered reports of chiropractic treatment assisting some people. However, all of the above could have some risks, and best to consult with your physician about all of these approaches.
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In brief: Best Headache Meds

A 2014 study indicates that medication containing a combination of acetylsalicylic acid, (aspirin), acetaminophen(paracetamol), and caffeine is more effective than acetaminophen alone.
http://thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/1129-2377-15-76

In brief: Best Headache Meds

A 2014 study indicates that medication containing a combination of acetylsalicylic acid, (aspirin), acetaminophen(paracetamol), and caffeine is more effective than acetaminophen alone.
http://thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/1129-2377-15-76
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