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Is it recommended to drink caffeine to treat a migraine?

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Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry

In brief: Not necessarily

Caffeine is a common part of many over-the-counter migraine medicines, and is sometimes prescribed to help treat them. But it is only a part.
Alone it will likely not be enough to treat a migraine, so downing a coke or dr pepper sounds great but generally won't work. Bummer. On the other hand, it likely won't hurt, either. :-). Good luck!

In brief: Not necessarily

Caffeine is a common part of many over-the-counter migraine medicines, and is sometimes prescribed to help treat them. But it is only a part.
Alone it will likely not be enough to treat a migraine, so downing a coke or dr pepper sounds great but generally won't work. Bummer. On the other hand, it likely won't hurt, either. :-). Good luck!
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dr. Brett Noorda
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In brief: No

There is caffeine withdrawal headache that is relieved in some patients by caffeine.
This type of headache often resemble migraine without aura.

In brief: No

There is caffeine withdrawal headache that is relieved in some patients by caffeine.
This type of headache often resemble migraine without aura.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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