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Relpax and Pregnancy - Tension Headache

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  • Relpax and Pregnancy
    Relpax may not be safe to take during pregnancy. This section of the eMedTV library discusses Relpax and pregnancy, including information about studies that examined the drug's effect on pregnant animals.
  • Relpax Dosage
    The usual Relpax dosage for treating migraines is 20 mg or 40 mg. This eMedTV resource explains that the higher dosage is generally more effective but has more side effects. This page also covers some tips on when and how to take the Relpax tablets.
  • Relpax Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, Relpax is a prescription migraine medication. This Web page gives a basic overview of this drug, with information on how it is taken and safety issues to be aware of before starting treatment.
  • Relpax Drug Interactions
    A few drugs that may interact with Relpax include Zoloft, Neoral, and Lexiva. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses possible Relpax drug interactions and explores the potentially serious effects of such interactions.
  • Relpax Overdose
    Although it is rare, it is possible to overdose on Relpax. This eMedTV article describes some of the potential Relpax overdose symptoms, such as high blood pressure and other heart problems, and outlines possible treatments for a recent overdose.
  • Relpax Side Effects
    Nausea, dizziness, and weakness have been reported by people taking Relpax. This eMedTV segment discusses Relpax side effects, including those that may be serious, and explains which reactions were reported most often in clinical trials.
  • Relpax Uses
    This eMedTV page explores Relpax uses, explaining that although Relpax is licensed to treat migraine headaches in adults, it is also used "off-label" to treat cluster headaches. This page also describes how Relpax works to relieve migraine symptoms.
  • Relpax Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at several Relpax warnings and precautions, such as those concerning heart problems that may occur with the drug. This page also describes groups of people who should not take Relpax.
  • Side Effects of Axert
    As this portion of the eMedTV archives explains, some common side effects of Axert include dry mouth, dizziness, and drowsiness. This article also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious and rare side effects seen with this medicine.
  • Side Effects of Delayed Release Valproic Acid
    Hair loss, headaches, and vomiting are common side effects of delayed release valproic acid. This eMedTV resource provides a list of other possible delayed release valproic acid side effects, including rare but potentially serious side effects.
  • Side Effects of Divalproex
    Divalproex side effects may include drowsiness, weakness, and shakiness. This part of the eMedTV archives lists common side effects that have been reported with divalproex and also describes serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Frova
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, some common Frova side effects can include abnormal sensations, fatigue, and dizziness. This page also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious and rare side effects of Frova that you need to look out for.
  • Side Effects of Triptans
    Some of the most common side effects of triptans include drowsiness, throat or neck symptoms, and nausea. This eMedTV segment lists other common side effects to look out for and also describes serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Spinal Headache
    A dull or throbbing pain and blurry vision are among the possible symptoms of a spinal headache. This eMedTV article lists other symptoms and also discusses what may cause this type of headache and how it can be treated.
  • Stress-Related Migraines
    Learning how to better manage stress can be an integral part of preventing migraines. This eMedTV page explains various approaches to preventing and managing stress-related migraines, such as getting enough sleep and doing yoga or exercise.
  • Sumavel
    Sumavel is commonly prescribed to treat migraine headaches and cluster headaches. This eMedTV page describes how this medication works and when and how to take it, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions.
  • Sumavel and Breastfeeding
    Sumavel (sumatriptan injection) does pass through breast milk in low amounts. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses breastfeeding and Sumavel, describing the research that has been done on this topic and what the manufacturer recommends.
  • Sumavel and Heart Problems
    Potentially serious heart problems could occur as a side effect of Sumavel (sumatriptan injection). This eMedTV resource explains what you need to know before using Sumavel if you have any risk factors for heart disease, such as diabetes or obesity.
  • Sumavel and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe for pregnant women to use Sumavel. This selection from the eMedTV Web site contains more details on pregnancy and Sumavel (sumatriptan injection), including the FDA's recommendation and the results of animal studies on the drug.
  • Sumavel Dosage
    As explained in this selection from the eMedTV site, the typical Sumavel dose for treating migraines or cluster headaches is one injection. This page looks at the dosing guidelines for this medication in detail, including helpful tips on how to use it.
  • Sumavel Drug Interactions
    Triptans, MAOIs, and ergot medications are just a few of the drugs that can react with Sumavel. This eMedTV resource describes other negative Sumavel drug interactions, as well as the potentially dangerous complications these reactions can cause.
  • Sumavel Medication Information
    Sumavel is a prescription drug used to treat migraines and cluster headaches. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on Sumavel, explaining the medication's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Sumavel Overdose
    It is not known exactly what to expect if you take too much Sumavel (sumatriptan injection). This eMedTV Web article talks about what happened when large doses were given in studies and explains the likely treatment options for a Sumavel overdose.
  • Sumavel Side Effects
    Some people who use Sumavel may develop side effects such as dizziness or reactions at the injection site. This eMedTV page offers a detailed list of side effects seen with this drug and discusses how they were studied and how frequently they occurred.
  • Sumavel Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Sumavel is prescribed to treat migraines and cluster headaches in adults. This article takes a closer look at what Sumavel is used for and explains how it works to treat rather than prevent these types of headaches.
  • Sumavel Warnings and Precautions
    Before using Sumavel, tell your doctor if you have any health conditions, such as heart disease or epilepsy. This eMedTV Web page discusses other Sumavel warnings and precautions and explains why this medication may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Symptoms of a Cluster Headache
    As this eMedTV article explains, a common symptom of a cluster headache is pain that starts around one eye or temple and spreads to the entire side of the face. This page offers a discussion on several possible symptoms of this type of headache.
  • Symptoms of Temporal Arteritis
    Common signs and symptoms of temporal arteritis include a one-sided headache, fever, pain, and stiffness. This eMedTV article provides a list of several temporal arteritis symptoms and explains that headache is the most common symptom of this disorder.
  • Temperal Artertis
    Temporal arteritis is a disorder that results in the swelling of arteries in certain parts of the body. This eMedTV page lists common symptoms and possible complications of the disorder. Temperal artertis is a common misspelling of temporal arteritis.
  • Temporal Arteritis
    Temporal arteritis is characterized by swelling in the arteries of the head, neck, and arms. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail and explains how it may be related to aging and the importance of quick treatment.
  • Temporal Arteritis and Who It Affects
    Temporal arteritis statistics show that white women over the age of 50 appear to be most commonly affected. This eMedTV article offers information on temporal arteritis and who it affects, as well as how it may be related to polymyalgia rheumatica.
  • Temporal Arteritis Info
    Temporal arteritis is a common condition that causes swelling of the arteries in the head, arms, and neck. This eMedTV segment offers some basic info on temporal arteritis, including possible symptoms, how it is treated, and more.
  • Temporal Arteritis Research
    As this eMedTV article explains, temporal arteritis research is currently focused on finding new treatments and trying to identify genetic markers for the disease. This page talks about this research, including potential benefits for participants.
  • Temporal Arteritis Treatment
    Prednisone (a corticosteroid drug) is often prescribed to treat temporal arteritis. This eMedTV article explains how this medication is used to help prevent blindness. This page covers this treatment in detail, including possible side effects.
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
    As this eMedTV article explains, a temporal artery biopsy is a procedure in which a small piece of tissue is removed from the artery and examined for signs of inflammation. This article explains the procedure in detail.
  • Temporal Arthritis
    Temporal arteritis is a common disorder that may cause blurry vision, fatigue, and pain in the temples. This eMedTV segment explores the potential complications of this condition. Temporal arthritis is a common misspelling of temporal arteritis.
  • Temporale Arteritis
    Temporal arteritis results in the swelling of arteries in the head, neck, and arms. This eMedTV segment describes this disorder in more detail and explores its potential causes. Temporale arteritis is a common misspelling of temporal arteritis.
  • Temporel Arteritis
    Temporal arteritis is a disorder that is quite common in people over the age of 50. This eMedTV resource lists symptoms of the condition and explains what treatment will likely involve. Temporel arteritis is a common misspelling of temporal arteritis.
  • Temporelle Arteritis
    Some people over 50 years old can develop a disorder called temporal arteritis. As this eMedTV page explains, the disorder results in swelling of arteries in the head, neck, and arms. Temporelle arteritis is a common misspelling of temporal arteritis.
  • Tension Headache
    As this eMedTV segment explains, 90 percent of all headaches are classified as tension headaches. This article gives a brief overview of what a tension headache is and includes a link to more detailed information.
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