Headache Medications

Definition of Headache:

A headache is pain or discomfort in the head, scalp, or neck. Most headaches are due to tension, migraine, or a combination of the two. Serious underlying causes of headaches, like a tumor or a stroke, are extremely rare, despite the fact that many people worry about these possibilities.

Most people with headaches can feel much, much better by making lifestyle changes, including learning ways to relax, and occasionally by taking medications.

Drugs associated with Headache

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Headache. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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5-HTP (Pro, More...)
generic name: 5-hydroxytryptophan class: herbal products, miscellaneous antidepressants
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Advil (More...)
generic name: ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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9.6
Aleve (More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
3 reviews
   
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6.9
Anaprox (More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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Anaprox-DS (More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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Bupap (Pro, More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/butalbital class: analgesic combinations
4 reviews
   
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8.8
Butalbital Compound (More...)
generic name: aspirin/butalbital/caffeine class: analgesic combinations
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10
Dologesic (More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/phenyltoloxamine class: analgesic combinations
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Esgic (More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine class: analgesic combinations
8 reviews
   
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9.7
Esgic-Plus (Pro, More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine class: analgesic combinations
11 reviews
   
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9.2
Fioricet (More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine class: analgesic combinations
71 reviews
   
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9.0
Fioricet with Codeine (Pro, More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine/codeine class: narcotic analgesic combinations
8 reviews
   
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9.6
Fiorinal (More...)
generic name: aspirin/butalbital/caffeine class: analgesic combinations
12 reviews
   
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9.7
Fiorinal with Codeine (More...)
generic name: aspirin/butalbital/caffeine/codeine class: narcotic analgesic combinations
8 reviews
   
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9.5
Midrin (More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/dichloralphenazone/isometheptene mucate class: antimigraine agents
37 reviews
   
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8.4
Motrin (More...)
generic name: ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
2 reviews
   
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9.3
Naprelan (Pro, More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
1 review
   
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10
Naprosyn (More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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10
Percogesic (More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/phenyltoloxamine class: analgesic combinations
9 reviews
   
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9.7
Tylenol PM (More...)
generic name: acetaminophen/diphenhydramine class: analgesic combinations
3 reviews
   
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5.0
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Synonym(s): Tension Headache

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