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Chronic Daily Headache (400 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
42% (1380)
Bruising
19% (1361)
Nausea relief
13% (1349)
Bleeding
11% (1350)
yawning
13% (454)
Bacterial infection
4% (1368)
Nerve injury
4% (1361)
night sweats
7% (712)
heartburn
5% (945)
Upset stomach
8% (535)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
11% (376)
Jaw clenching
8% (472)
vertigo
8% (446)
dehydration
6% (537)
weight gain
13% (215)
rebound anxiety
7% (384)
hair loss
7% (372)
drop in blood pressure
6% (420)
wired
5% (440)
urinary hesitancy
6% (380)
hunger
5% (442)
headached
10% (213)
yeast infections
7% (318)
rough on stomach
4% (443)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
5% (370)
tachycardia
3% (517)
Derealization
2% (752)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
4% (315)
hypotension
3% (413)
Pneumothorax
1% (1350)
Hepatitis B
1% (1347)
tic exacerbation
1% (467)
Weight gain
8% (73)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
2% (218)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
4% (124)
Severe abdominal pain
6% (70)
off label used for stage fright
1% (370)
oversensitised
3% (87)
reduced anticipatory stress
5% (63)
as you age less is better.....had blackouts from halcion (triazolam) when I was younger.....learned that awareness can be affected by medication....BTW as a medicinal chemist, I tried everything, but I don\'t operate heavy machinery, ha ha ha ha
1% (368)
uncontrollable outbursts
3% (64)
increased blood pressure
11% (18)
irritability
3% (65)
Headache
4% (52)
Halusinations
0% (280)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
1% (105)
kept me awake
1% (98)
Allergic reaction
1% (70)
easy to anger
2% (63)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (536)
decreased sex drive
60% (531)
dry mouth
57% (539)
weight gain
52% (535)
insomnia
45% (529)
nervousness / anxiety
45% (534)
increased appetite
38% (524)
constipation
37% (528)
dizziness
36% (518)
confusion
28% (519)
decreased appetite
25% (520)
increased heart rate
22% (521)
blurred vision
22% (516)
urinary retention
14% (518)
Night Sweats
34% (182)
body tremors
14% (101)
Eletriptan (Relpax)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (99)
weakness
27% (95)
dry mouth
25% (95)
dizziness
23% (95)
headache
22% (95)
upset stomach
14% (97)
Cold extremities
18% (57)
heartburn
11% (95)
stomach pain or cramps
11% (95)
Heaviness in chest
18% (57)
Flat affect
7% (57)
Excedrin% of members (num votes)
abdominal discomfort or pain
20% (386)
shakiness
21% (379)
restlessness
19% (380)
sleep problems
18% (382)
nausea
17% (382)
anxiety
11% (378)
vomiting
5% (379)
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)% of members (num votes)
gas or bloating
22% (2996)
constipation
18% (2996)
ringing in the ears
17% (2969)
heartburn
25% (1599)
diarrhea
13% (2981)
dizziness
12% (2965)
nausea
19% (1775)
nervousness
11% (2952)
stomach ache
24% (1084)
Headaches
16% (1500)
Sleepiness
16% (920)
itching
12% (1185)
Night Sweats
14% (970)
none
21% (615)
Easy bruising
15% (797)
Blurred vision
10% (1155)
Pain
16% (521)
Chest pain
6% (1232)
Extreme itchiness
7% (1104)
peptic ulcer
5% (901)
temporary loss of vision
2% (2196)
hyperacidity
7% (535)
Increased phamaceutical toxins in my body
5% (628)
Nightmares
6% (513)
Easy bruising (fish oil)
4% (779)
Folate deficiency from frequent use of NSAIDs
3% (428)
increased menstrual bleeding
5% (185)
anxiety
8% (98)
Increased bleeding from cuts
5% (148)
Facial/Cranial Nerve Pain
6% (79)
Tendonitis
12% (26)
Rizatriptan (Maxalt)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
56% (280)
fatigue
54% (281)
dizziness
31% (268)
dry mouth
26% (261)
upset stomach
24% (276)
brain fog
45% (139)
tingling or numb feeling
23% (267)
flushing (feeling of warmth)
22% (263)
fall asleep within 15 minutes of taking
27% (200)
chills
14% (257)
vomiting
12% (264)
muscle pain or cramps
12% (262)
headache
22% (129)
Made migraine throbbing much worse
21% (130)
diarrhea
9% (261)
stomach pain
9% (263)
Vivid dreams
20% (108)
low bloodpressure
10% (191)
Increased urination
19% (104)
Nausia
20% (88)
very jittery
14% (131)
Nausea
24% (68)
tremors
6% (258)
stiff neck
15% (98)
Maxalt and all triptans - Jaw pain the first bite after taking Maxalt or any triptan, but then jaw if fine.
14% (103)
heart palpitaitons
20% (59)
irritability
15% (82)
pressure/tightness in neck/throat.
18% (67)
Irritability
14% (83)
Trouble breathing/asthma attack
9% (119)
unable to sleep
12% (76)
itching of nose
9% (105)
Made the room spin around!! Worse than the migraine!
9% (104)
made brain feel as in a cloud and fuzzy
21% (38)
Hydrocodone made migraine worse
12% (57)
rebound
16% (45)
Muscle spasms
6% (118)
worsens migraine headache
11% (62)
eye pain
12% (49)
Can\'t slow down
3% (188)
Very cold nose and face
5% (85)
joint pain
7% (54)
Heartburn
12% (33)
Made migraine worse
7% (54)
black thoughts
3% (86)
Extreme Neck Pain
9% (32)
Verapamil _ Nausea
5% (64)
Euphoria
4% (84)
Tightness in thyroid area of neck
13% (24)
Stadol made the room spin around!! It was worse than the migraine. Another woman told me it did the same thing to her!
3% (102)
unable to speak
8% (25)
severe scalp muscles twitching
6% (34)
Gabapentin - severe dry eyes
3% (62)
Muscle and joint pain
8% (26)
Constant vomiting
6% (33)
suicidal ideation
2% (86)
unable to move
8% (25)
depression
4% (47)
hemorrhoids
11% (9)
constipation
7% (15)
got a severe red rashy bumps especially on upper body around neck and arms and face
1% (93)
LIVER PROBLEMS W/ DEPAKOTE
50% (2)
bleeding gums
10% (10)
Blocked Thyroid Medication
1% (93)
seizure
1% (128)
Prednisone - psychosis
4% (25)
itching of lips
1% (103)
LORTAB - PAIN IN JAW, GRINDING TEETH
50% (2)
Room spinning around was from Stadol
1% (102)
Cushing\'s suppossed to be w/Prednisone
1% (73)
hallucninate
6% (16)
Using 2 X/Week Possibly contributed to heart attack
2% (55)
strong smell to urine
11% (9)
Migraine that did not go away for months
2% (41)
Fever, reduced ability to sweat
1% (105)
Cushing\'s Syndrome
0% (73)
Caused a migraine
0% (4)
fecal incontinence
0% (44)
corneal ulceration
0% (44)
Racism
0% (71)
hyperacusis
0% (44)
Migraine intensifies, feeling of panic and with injection - fall asleep and wake up migraine free
0% (9)
raised triglycerides
0% (19)
LIVER PROBLEMS
0% (2)
Sumatriptan (Imitrex)% of members (num votes)
Drowsiness
47% (425)
Dizziness or a spinning sensation (vertigo)
37% (416)
Chest tightness or pressure
33% (413)
Sensations of tingling, warmth, pressure under skin
32% (416)
Weakness
31% (410)
Jaw or neck tightness or pain
30% (417)
Flushing (redness of the skin, especially the face)
26% (408)
Anxiety
20% (406)
Ear, nose, or throat discomfort
18% (405)
Rebound headaches
34% (206)
Sweating
17% (399)
nausea
30% (184)
Rebound Migraines
36% (135)
Stomach or abdominal pain
12% (398)
Difficulty swallowing
11% (405)
Muscle pain or cramps
11% (399)
Heart palpitations
28% (124)
Decreased salivation
8% (402)
Shoulder muscle aching
14% (217)
Heart beats very rapidly with Imitrex
28% (104)
raised blood pressure
15% (174)
Lightheadedness
46% (50)
skin: extreme light sensitivity
10% (235)
Diarrhea
10% (168)
Fatigue
48% (31)
Muscle soreness
23% (64)
Increased Blood Pressure Leading to Migraine
10% (122)
Gastroenteritis
5% (214)
Sensitivity to hot water
13% (60)
Cold, prickly feeling inside of head as medicine begins to work
28% (29)
angioedema, allergic reaction
3% (318)
Hands get shaky
25% (28)
bronchospasm, angioedema
2% (320)
Insomnia
13% (46)
increased migraine headache pain
23% (26)
Increased migraine headache pain
20% (25)
facial welts/swelling
3% (193)
dry mouth causes cavity
3% (141)
angioedema
1% (315)
Alergic reaction; head swell, throuat constrict.
5% (38)
Hives
4% (47)
Hyperness
4% (27)
Increased
4% (24)
Anaphylaxis
2% (47)
Increase in bowel movements
4% (28)
Angioedema
0% (58)
Anaphalactic reaction
0% (25)
tingling fingers and toes as migraine ends
0% (2)
Tramadol (Ultram)% of members (num votes)
sleepiness
45% (530)
drowsiness
41% (507)
dizziness
25% (326)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
32% (517)
nausea
32% (516)
dry mouth
32% (501)
headache
29% (512)
weakness
27% (513)
changes in mood
24% (507)
constipation
23% (502)
agitation
23% (508)
nervousness
21% (507)
sweating
20% (499)
heartburn or indigestion
19% (504)
itching
17% (500)
vomiting
15% (500)
muscle tightness
13% (501)
chills
13% (495)
diarrhea
10% (501)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
8% (497)
vaginal itching
7% (297)

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