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Choice of medication for migraine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am an engineer
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Pl proceed with your question
User :   i am addictrd to tab VASOGRAIN from past 6 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   i take 2 tabs a day
User :   because of severe headache
Doctor :   ok
User :   which i cant control otherwise
Doctor :   Ok
User :   need to come out of this addiction
User :   could u help me
Doctor :   Look I believe that you were given VASOGRAIN by the doctor because of Migraine
Doctor :   Isnt it
User :   yes
User :   on along run will it not cause harm to me
Doctor :   Ok Vasograin is a kind of drug Ergotamine which reduces the severity of attack and the number of atttacks
Doctor :   that you get
Doctor :   and one thing you should know is always an acute attakc of headache is better dealt by normal pain killers
Doctor :   and other measures
Doctor :   like paracetmol,
Doctor :   brufen
Doctor :   Vasograin is better be taken as a dose form
Doctor :   and for certain period of time the doctor mentions
Doctor :   and go back to him for review in case you feel that the severity and the frequency of attakcs
Doctor :   doesnt reduce with it

Doctor :   and one morething
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