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I have MS. I'm having really bad headache since Sunday. my neuro NP told me to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and drink tea. Not working. OTC meds not helping!

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In brief: Suggestions

MS patients experience 2-4X frequency of migraines than normal folks.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) and tea fails to help migraines. But OTC remedies such as butterbur, feverfew, Co-Q10, or riboflavin can prevent. See your neurologist directly, as am skeptical about the NP. (also, blood in urine, foot swelling, ?kidney problems?)

In brief: Suggestions

MS patients experience 2-4X frequency of migraines than normal folks.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) and tea fails to help migraines. But OTC remedies such as butterbur, feverfew, Co-Q10, or riboflavin can prevent. See your neurologist directly, as am skeptical about the NP. (also, blood in urine, foot swelling, ?kidney problems?)
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Call again

Neurologists are trained to diagnose and treat headaches_ there are other things to prescribe.

In brief: Call again

Neurologists are trained to diagnose and treat headaches_ there are other things to prescribe.
Dr. William Lages
Dr. William Lages
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Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology
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In brief: Trip to the ED?

Luckily, most urgent care centers and emergency departments are well stocked with pain medications which even your neuro NP may not be able to easily prescribe.
Consider a trip to the ER. They may want to obtain a repeat MRI or perhaps even an LP if they feel it necessary. They should be able to properly evaluate and treat your headache.

In brief: Trip to the ED?

Luckily, most urgent care centers and emergency departments are well stocked with pain medications which even your neuro NP may not be able to easily prescribe.
Consider a trip to the ER. They may want to obtain a repeat MRI or perhaps even an LP if they feel it necessary. They should be able to properly evaluate and treat your headache.
Dr. Eric Kelts
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