Cafergot

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Cafergot
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Migraine Headache

“E toh fehyah! (She too lazy!) Is she alone dat getting headache den?!” You may have heard them casting such remarks. “I get headaches too, but I do what I have to do! I doh understand that!”The fact is one headache is not like the other. At some point, ... [Published Dominica News Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Use Right Painkillers If You Really Have to

By Diana NabirumaThis question is relevant because a recent Australian study (published in The Lancet journal) has shown that paracetamol (commonly called panadol in Uganda) is almost as effective as a placebo pill (medicine that does not cure an illness) ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: anodyne, Paracetamol, NSAIDs

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"Cafergot is one of the most effective drugs in the treatment of migraines," Kariuki says. "But it needs to be taken under prescription [and so do sumatriptan and rizatriptan]. A patient would need a pharmacist's guidance before taking these drugs should they lack a prescription from a doctor."

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Migraine Headache [Published Dominica News Online - Sep 15 2014]
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