Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
171 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What is the cure for cluster headaches while taking acetaminophen, Welbutrin and Spironolactone?

HI Dr., I am having severe cluster headaches, and am taking far too much acetaminophen during these episodes. It only dulls the sharp edge of pain, but has a very short effect. I believe these headaches may be related to my perimenopausal state, since they seem to coincide with my waning menstral cycle. I ve been told of a very good Rx for these headaches; however, i m on a cocktail of other Rx s. Daily, I take Lamictal 550 mg., Welbutrin 450 mg.,Gapapentin 600 mg, Spironolactone 50 mg., and clonazepam 1 mg. My doc. didn t mention any contraindications between all of these meds., maybe she just didn t review my current meds. What do think? I know these headaches are not stress related, and last for 2-3 days at times.
Sat, 25 Jan 2014
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Drug/Medication ,   ,   ,  
Medical Topics
Psychiatrist 's  Response
Hello,
Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.
Valproates, hyperbaric oxygen and amitriptyline are other good options for cluster headaches. You may try them also as you are not satisfied with the current pain relief.
Hope I am able to answer your concerns.
If you have any further query, I would be glad to help you.
In future if you wish to contact me directly, or need any further details about the asked query you can use the below mentioned link:
bit.ly/dr-srikanth-reddy

Wish you good health,
Kind regards
Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

I am 44 years old(female) and suffer from cluster headaches. It s been two years since my last headaches, I have been having them every night now...

Recent questions on  Lamictal

doctor1 MD

Currently on lamictal 150 twice a day and Siloam. My dr has just introduced lithium which I m not happy about. My concerns are the weight gain and...

doctor1 MD

I am wondering about some numbness that I get fairly easily in my body. I looked through the Internet and saw that this numbness can be caused by...

doctor1 MD

Hello, I m wondering if there is any significant difference between Lamictal and the generic? My bro and I are on the generic with no problems. My...

doctor1 MD

ive been in touch with my doctor after developing hives all over my hands, wrists, arms, under my arms, buttocks, and the backs of thighs after a...

doctor1 MD

The past couple of mornings I have woken up and felt extremely weak and tired until 1-2 pm. Also almost uncontrollable flatulance, and nausea. Also...

doctor1 MD

The past couple of mornings I have woken up and felt extremely weak and tired until 1-2 pm. Also almost uncontrollable flatulance, and nausea. Also...

doctor1 MD

hello, can you take doxapin with depakote of Zoloft Lamictal and of rexulti? thank you