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Can Butalbital be taken to effectively treat temporal arteritis?

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Dr. Rishu Saxena

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Posted on Mon, 4 Jun 2018 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I am taking prednisone, and Advil for headache, for suspected temporal arthritis. I'm also on two high blood pressure medications. Would butabital/asa&caff capsule from 2008 help-conflict-hurt?
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Answered by Dr. Rishu Saxena 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Don't take barbiturates.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for query sir,
No Barbiturate should not be taken by you on your own.
Infact try to increase dose of predniosolone for quick recovery from temporal arteritis.
Caffein would also not help you with that.

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