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Taking rizora for migraine. Is it safe to continue for long period?

i hv migraine problem, so i take rizora 5 i.e 1 or 2 tab in a day. this dose i take for 2nd day also. I take this usually during periods because that time i suffered from migraine and it is very worst time. i want to know is rizora safe if i will continue this for long time, as i dont know when my migraine problem will be solvedforever. from last one week my scalp is paining, i feel like my hairs is being pulled. i dont know why is this pulling and what this means, is this any disease.
Asked On : Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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Nov 2013

Thank you for contacting Healthcare magic.

For chronic migraine, there are two types of treatment required- preventive and for acute headaches.

Since you have frequent headaches, you should start preventive medicines to prevent the repeated episodes of headache. Common drugs in this group are flunarizine, Topiramate, divalproex, beta blockers, etc.

In addition, you also require medicines for pain relief. Rizora belongs to this group. The safe dose for rizora is uptp 20 mg per day and not more than 40 mg per week.

Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Tue, 20 Nov 2012
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