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Can Amicon be safely taken for a tension headache?

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Posted on Thu, 3 Jan 2019
Question: Hi i have slight imablance and head ache doc took brain image and told its tention headache and firat stage of migrane so he gave Amicon 10 mg twice a day is it good to take willl ot have any side effects can i go to office ??
Earlier doc gave nexito forte 10 mg to use once is this good or the other
Also i have vit b12low i m using neurorex forte and will b12 be there in egg yellow. R white can we take boiled egg every day

i think its brain mapping they did with electrodes on my head
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar (52 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Amicon 10 mg should not cause any major side effects.

Detailed Answer:

Hi XXXX,

Thanks for being in follow-up.

Amitriptyline, as you are taking, is the first line medicine for a tension headache. It should not cause much side effects, except some drowsiness. In some, it might cause some dryness in mouth. You should continue, however, with the same as its highly effective for a tension headache. Of course, you can get to the office.

Egg yolk (yellow) will have more B12 and white is mainly protein.
Electrodes on the head may be EEG as well; whatever, please attach the reports here so that I can have a look at the same and form an opinion.

Hope that helps. If you have any further questions, I shall be glad to have you in follow-up.

Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar (17 minutes later)
May i know why i cant go to office ? Becos of drowsiness today i dont have head ache i observed if i sleep well i mnot having headache and not thinking ....
What if i dont use these medicines now and use after a week or so

Also if i start then i need to do full course??
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar (17 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
You can go to office, take medicine at bedtime

Detailed Answer:

Hi XXXX,

Thanks for being in follow-up.

I never said you should not go to office. You should take medicine at bedtime and so that there is not much drowsiness the next day, and you can work effectively at the office. Yes, you can take the medicines after a week as well and even then, you may need to take the medicines for its course, as advised by the treating doctor.

Hope that helps. If you have any further questions, I shall be glad to have you in follow-up.

Regards.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar (28 minutes later)
Sorry i think there was some typo in previous comment ,So asked ....

PFA my reports and thanks so much for your prompt response that always helps us.

Doc gave me twice a day 10 mg ,i am just thinking will it be drowsy in morning if i take so asked.

Please have look at my report.
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar (8 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
EEG is normal.

Detailed Answer:

Hi XXXX,

Thanks for being in follow-up.

I have gone through your EEG. It does not show any abnormality.

Yes, you can take the entire 20 mg at bedtime while avoiding the morning dose if the morning dose causes drowsiness. Alternatively, if you are having excessive drowsiness, you can just take a single 10 mg bedtime dose. Further, its always good to notify your treating physician about any changes in the medication schedule.

Hope that helps.

Regards,
Dr. Ajay Panwar, Neurologist
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Can Amicon be safely taken for a tension headache?

Brief Answer: Amicon 10 mg should not cause any major side effects. Detailed Answer: Hi XXXX, Thanks for being in follow-up. Amitriptyline, as you are taking, is the first line medicine for a tension headache. It should not cause much side effects, except some drowsiness. In some, it might cause some dryness in mouth. You should continue, however, with the same as its highly effective for a tension headache. Of course, you can get to the office. Egg yolk (yellow) will have more B12 and white is mainly protein. Electrodes on the head may be EEG as well; whatever, please attach the reports here so that I can have a look at the same and form an opinion. Hope that helps. If you have any further questions, I shall be glad to have you in follow-up. Regards.