Your Headache is likely be Migraine. Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory drugs do help in acute treatment of Headache. But they are not advisable over a long period of time as they can cause medication overuse headache
. You could use either Acetaminophen
, naproxen, ibuprofen or indomethacin
for initial pain relief instead of Nicip.
If you get headache frequently (more than 10days in a month) it is advisable to take Preventive medications regularly.Your doctor will be able to advise you about it from a wide group of medications available like Beta Blockers, Amitryptyline
, Doxepin, Valproate, Topiramate etc.
Please consult a Neurologist
for further evaluation and treatment.He/she can also help rule out other serious causes of headache.Hope this helps.