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Have headache, nausea, vomiting, pain above eyebrow, temporary vision loss. Prescribed Naxdom

Hello, my wife shows signs of migrane attacks. We had carried lot of tests but didn t get much in the tests and scans. Doctor had advised Naxdom as an SOS medicine would you recommend to take it whenever there is pain? The symptoms which she shows while having a headache are nausea , vomitting, pain above one of the eyebrow and temperory vision problem in the eye near to the headache area.
Asked On : Sat, 29 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
thank you.migraine is a clinical diagnosis.only tests is needed to exclude other can take naxdom during attack.but if it is frequent then prophylactic propranolol(80-160mg daily),amitriptyline(10-50mg at night daily),sodium valproate or topiramate can be given.
Answered: Sat, 29 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Mayank Bhargava's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
There is high possibility of migraine as the symptoms suggest and migraine is the most common type of headache.
Your wife has to take anti emetics such as metoclopramide, otherwise whatever medication will be taken for relief of headache works partially.
You should again consult with internal medicine specialist / neurologist and should go for thorough check up.
She has to take prophylactic medication for future prevention of migrainous attacks.
As such no permanent cure is available for migraine.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
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