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Maxalt and Pregnancy - Migraine Relief

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  • Maxalt and Pregnancy
    Maxalt may not be safe to take when pregnant. This eMedTV segment explores Maxalt and pregnancy, explaining that you should make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you become pregnant while taking the medication.
  • Maxalt Dosage
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explains that the usual Maxalt dosage for treating a migraine headache is 5 mg or 10 mg. Maxalt should be taken only when you experience a migraine. This page also covers some tips on when and how to take Maxalt.
  • Maxalt Drug Interactions
    As this page on the eMedTV site explains, Maxalt can potentially interact with numerous other drugs, including triptans, MAOIs, and certain antidepressants. This page explains how some of these Maxalt drug interactions can cause dangerous side effects.
  • Maxalt Medicine
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Maxalt is a medicine used to treat migraine headaches. This article takes a closer look at Maxalt, with information on how often it is taken and who can use it. A link to more details is also included.
  • Maxalt Overdose
    It is possible to overdose on Maxalt. This eMedTV segment describes some of the potential symptoms of a Maxalt overdose, such as changes in heart rhythm, drowsiness, and fainting. This page also covers treatment options for an overdose on Maxalt.
  • Maxalt Side Affects
    This eMedTV segment explains that there are a number of common, rare, and serious side effects of Maxalt. Common side effects can include dizziness, drowsiness, and nausea. Maxalt side affects is a common misspelling of Maxalt side effects.
  • Maxalt Side Effects
    As this section of the eMedTV library explains, common Maxalt side effects can include nausea, fatigue, and neck pain. This resource also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious and rare side effects that should be reported to a doctor.
  • Maxalt Uses
    This eMedTV article explores Maxalt uses, explaining that although Maxalt is licensed to treat migraine headaches, it can also be used off-label to treat cluster headaches. This page also describes how Maxalt works to relieve the symptoms of migraines.
  • Maxalt Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page examines several Maxalt warnings and precautions, including potential drug interactions, the risk of a dangerous group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome in some people taking Maxalt, and people who shouldn't take the drug at all.
  • Migrain
    A migraine headache causes severe, intense pain on one or both sides of the head. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of this condition, noting who these headaches affect and what can trigger them. Migrain is a common misspelling of migraine.
  • Migrain Headaches
    An estimated 28 million Americans experience migraine headaches. This eMedTV segment briefly discusses the symptoms of these headaches and how often they tend to occur. Migrain headaches is a common misspelling of migraine headaches.
  • Migraine
    Migraines are the second most common headache syndrome in the United States after tension headaches. This eMedTV article takes a detailed look at migraine headache triggers, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  • Migraine Causes
    As this eMedTV page explains, the cause of migraine headaches could potentially be associated with blood flow changes in the brain, an imbalance of brain chemicals, or genetics. This page offers an overview of each of these possible causes.
  • Migraine Diary
    This eMedTV page explains the importance of keeping a migraine diary, a tool used to document the frequency and severity of migraines, as well as the factors that may play a role in developing migraines. This article also provides a sample diary.
  • Migraine Diet
    This eMedTV page explains that, for most people, there is no special "migraine diet" that can decrease the chances of developing migraines. But this article describes dietary changes you can make if you have migraines that seem to be triggered by food.
  • Migraine Food Triggers
    There are only a small number of people who have migraines that are triggered only by food. This eMedTV segment lists various food triggers and explains how to determine if they are causing a migraine attack for you.
  • Migraine Headaches
    Migraine headaches cause severe pain that may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and other symptoms. This eMedTV resource discusses these headaches in detail, including their causes, triggers, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Migraine Information
    Are you looking for information on migraine headaches? This eMedTV segment is a good place to start. It explains the characteristics of these headaches, how many people they affect, causes, and how to prevent them, with a link to learn more.
  • Migraine Medications
    Pain relief and the prevention of future migraine attacks are the goals of migraine treatment. This eMedTV resource discusses in detail the different migraine medications that are available, including triptans, NSAIDs, caffeine, and antidepressants.
  • Migraine Prevention
    As this eMedTV page explains, migraine prevention starts with understanding triggers and finding healthy ways to cope with stress. This article explains how lifestyle changes, medications, and alternative therapies can help prevent this type of headache.
  • Migraine Relief
    Various classes of drugs can provide migraine relief. This eMedTV article lists some of these drugs, as well as a number of alternative and complementary treatments that are also available (such as biofeedback, herbs, and vitamins).
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