How many days in a row can I safely take Imitrex. I take Imitrex 100 mg tabs. I'm trying to break up rebound migraines after taking Fioricet with codeine. Also, how many days to I need to be off painkillers (mainly Fioricet) to stop this rebound cycle? Can I take plain Tylenol or Excedrin while I'm stopping the Fioricet and then try to wean off of those? Imitrex and other triptan's side effects temporarily make symptoms worse for about 1-2 hours so I try to avoid it, but they always do cure the migraine. If necessary I will take imitrex. I know the dangers of pain killers/NSAIDS, but I'm not sure about Imitrex. I worry about my liver and kidneys with all the Tylenol. I also take Zoloft 400 mg HS, Cymbalta 60 mg in morn, Neurontin 1200 mg, Lamictal 200 BID, Prazosin (for PTSD nightmares) 2mg HS and Seroquel. A couple wks ago I received an injection of Lupron for endometriosis and started Progesterone tabs 5mg in a.m. I will...
Full Question: I've had a headache, one sided, for about 10 days straight. I've been to the doctors before, they've all said tension headache, I had a cat scan in fall of 2006 which was clear, lately I feel like I've had some lightheadedness, a little dizziness. I've never vomited while having a headache but sometimes I think I may be having some nausea. I had pre diabetic numbers about a year ago but that number has come down, my recent random glucose was a 109. Could blood sugar have anything to do with the headaches/dizziness. I admit my job is stressful and I'm recently married. Is it okay to be taking pain relievers for 10 days in a row? Christie.
You raise a number of issues that really should be addressed by a doctor who has access to your full medical history and can examine you and discuss this in person. A few points...
Tension-type headaches are seldom one-sided. See Tension-Type H...
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