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MigraineTreatement for Women - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i would like to know if there are any contraceptives out there that i can take that
User :   can be taken by someone that has migraine
Doctor :   all contraceptives are prescription drugs
Doctor :   u need to consult doctor before u take one
User :   i did but the one that she prescribed
User :   i cannt take it because i he migraine
User :   i cannot take it because i have migraine
Doctor :   Most women notice no change in their migraines when starting the pill, however, there is a chance that your migraine pattern may be affected
Doctor :   Some women notice a worsening of their migraines after starting an oral contraceptive pill
Doctor :   A three month trial is usually recommended, as the migraines may settle down after time
Doctor :   If your headaches continue to get worse, and you want to remain on the OCP, talk to your doctor about switching to a lower estrogen dose pill or to a monphasic pill
Doctor :   women with migrainecan safely use oral contraceptive pills
Doctor :   However, if your migraines change after going on the pill or you develop new associated symptoms or complicated AAAAAAA you should discontinue the pill
Doctor :   Women with migraine who smoke, have diabetes, high blood pressure or other risk factors for heart disease are not good candidates for the birth control pill
Doctor :   are u able to follow
Doctor :   if uhave any doubts please ask me

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