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What. Can. I take. For. My. Bad. Headaches. I. Get. Them. After. Using. My. Inhalers?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Non-Steroidals

Headache after your inhaler can be from vascular dilation and blood flow changes in the central nervous system.
Non-steroidals like over the counter Ibuprofen and naprosyn (naproxen) can be helpful for this. They might also reduce your need for asthma inhalers. Be mindful that their principal side effect is stomach acidity so you might need an antiacid type medication simultaneously.

In brief: Non-Steroidals

Headache after your inhaler can be from vascular dilation and blood flow changes in the central nervous system.
Non-steroidals like over the counter Ibuprofen and naprosyn (naproxen) can be helpful for this. They might also reduce your need for asthma inhalers. Be mindful that their principal side effect is stomach acidity so you might need an antiacid type medication simultaneously.
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