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Headache can be a side effect of many medications. Medicines that often cause headache include nitroglycerin, isosorbide and other longer acting nitrates, nifedipine, and birth control pills.

Have you started any new medications recently?

Yes, my headaches started at about the same time.

No, I don't think it is medication related.

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