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    Can Primolut cause cluster headaches?

Can Primolut cause cluster headaches?I took it then day after I had a left sided headache not responding to analgesics.4 days on it I woke up with a swollen left eye and drooping of the eye lid(ptosis) as a known Hypertension that was scaring me ...immediately I stopped the treatment and went to ER 2 days after as I was not improving.
Tue, 2 Apr 2019
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Hello,

The exact cause of cluster headaches is unknown, but cluster headache patterns suggest that abnormalities in the body's biological clock (hypothalamus) play a role.

Unlike migraine and tension headache, cluster headache generally isn't associated with triggers, such as foods, hormonal changes or stress. Primalut is not your culprit.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr AJEET SINGH, General & Family Physician
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