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What is a good home remedy or OTC medication for headache?

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Dr. Mark Tosca
Urgent Care

In brief: Advil (ibuprofen)

You can try to sleep it off.
Sometimes people find eating protein alleviates migraine. Warm compresses or cold (whatever works). Massage, neck stretches (depending on where & what kind of headache). Caffeine (tea, soda, coffee). Advil, aleve (naproxen). Eccedrin in my opinion= most effective otc but also most total medicine (aspirin + Acetaminophen + caffeine). Assuming its safe for u to take nsaids.

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In brief: Advil (ibuprofen)

You can try to sleep it off.
Sometimes people find eating protein alleviates migraine. Warm compresses or cold (whatever works). Massage, neck stretches (depending on where & what kind of headache). Caffeine (tea, soda, coffee). Advil, aleve (naproxen). Eccedrin in my opinion= most effective otc but also most total medicine (aspirin + Acetaminophen + caffeine). Assuming its safe for u to take nsaids. Get your question answered live by a real doctor ›
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