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Suffering from migraine. Having severe pain, vomiting and nausea. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi .. I have a case of migarine which is continuing for the past seven - eight years
User:It occurs every fifteen days whit severe pain on temples , vomiting , nausea and pain below the eyes ..
User:I have been taking rizatriptan for the past four years but there has been no relief
Doctor:Rizatriptan is a good drug used in the acute management of migraine headache.
User:Recently I visited a doctor and he advised me T Divaa & cap betacap 250 mg
Doctor:But this drug has no role in preventing migraine headaches from occurring.
Doctor:How are you feeling with other 2 medications?
User:No yesterday I had visited the doctor and he had prescribed the medicine .. I wanted your inputs on the same
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Migraine is a chronic condition where migraine sufferers face repeated / recurring episodes of severe headache.
Doctor:There are 2 parts in the treatment
Doctor:1. Is to treat acute headaches.
Doctor:Drugs like rizatriptan are useful only for this.
Doctor:2. second part is to prevent such headaches from occuring.
Doctor:It is for this prevention you have been prescribed both these drugs.
Doctor:Though they are good, I am not sure why your doctor has prescribed 2 drugs for prevention.
Doctor:You may consult a neurologist, if you haven't met one
User:This doctor was a neurologist who prescribed the medicines
Doctor:Both the medications given to you are good preventive medicines acting differently.
Doctor:I am sure your headaches can be controlled with it.
User:ok ... Apart from this he also suggested to do breathing exercises
Doctor:Most users tolerate them well.
Doctor:You may have some dizzines, nausea or imbalance while taking Tab.Divaa
Doctor:If you have such problems, report back to your doctor.
Doctor:As far as the betacap is concerned,
Doctor:some breathing issues may occur (if you have history of asthma especially)
Doctor:Report back to your doctor, if any such symptoms occur in you.
User:Thanks for your valuable feedback
User:Bye for now
Doctor:In addition to these drugs
Doctor:it is essential that you also follow the lifestyle changes suggested to you
Doctor:Breathing exercise, avoiding fasting and avoiding sleeping late is important.
Doctor:Hope you have followed what I suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no ... it was great chatting to you
Doctor:It was my pleasure discussing with you.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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