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Can. U. Get. Headaches. After. Taking. Inhalers?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Inhaler headache
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: Inhaler headache
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.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management
In brief: NSAIDS
But also be aware that some people are also prone to asthma-like symptoms with nsaids like aspirin, Ibuprofen and aleve (naproxen).

In brief: NSAIDS
But also be aware that some people are also prone to asthma-like symptoms with nsaids like aspirin, Ibuprofen and aleve (naproxen).
Dr. James Marx
Dr. James Marx
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