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Concussion after fall. Back pain, pressure headache. Prescribed Butalbitl. Any suggestions?

my daughter fell 3 weeks ago in the shower and suffered a concussion . Now she has backaches and suffers bad pressure headaches . Headaches are also brought on every time she rides in the car and we hit a bump. HELP she was given a RX of Butalbitl-apap-caffen tab wat with no relief. FYI she cannot take ibuprofren...any suggestions?
Asked On : Wed, 14 Nov 2012
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

For pain relief, you could use paracetamol or diclofenac, as and when necessary (can be repeated thrice daily if required).

As three weeks have already passed, your daughter should recover soon.

If pain persists for another week or so, please take her back to the doctor for a review.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad

Answered: Wed, 14 Nov 2012
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