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Drugs for Headache / Cephalgia


List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called Headache / Cephalgia. Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names, dose, side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Headache / Cephalgia

Acetaminophen and Codeine

Acetaminophen and codeine is a combination of non-opiate and opioid (opium-like sleep inducing) analgesics used to treat patients with fever, headache and helps to suppress the cough symptoms by acting on the cough center in the brain.
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Almotriptan

Almotriptan is prescribed to treat a headache caused due to migraine attacks with or without aura, a perception or sensitivity to light, strange noise, and unpleasant smell with confusing thoughts.
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Aspirin, Butalbital and Caffeine

Aspirin, Butalbital and Caffeine contains barbiturate, central nervous system stimulant, analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agents, prescribed for relieving tension headaches.

Fremanezumab-vfrm

Fremanezumab-vfrm is prescribed for the preventive treatment of a migraine headache in adults.

Galcanezumab-gnlm

Galcanezumab-gnlm is prescribed for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.

Metamizole

Metamizole is a painkiller used for the treatment of fever, headache, toothache, postoperative pain and other painful conditions.

Methysergide

Methysergide is a partially synthetic compound, prescribed for prevention or reduction of intensity and frequency of vascular headaches.

Naratriptan

Naratriptan is a triptan drug (Abortive medication) prescribed for migraine.
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Paracetamol

Paracetamol is a non-opiate, analgesic and antipyretic, prescribed for headache, pain (muscle ache, backache) and fever either alone or combined with other medications.
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