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Tension Headache Topic Guide

Tension Headache Tension Headache:

Headaches are among the most common complaints worldwide. Though headaches are common symptoms of many diseases, tension-type headaches have specific characteristics, such as a tightening feeling on both sides of the head; sensitivity to light or sound; and other hallmarks. Treatment typically includes nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs).

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Tension Headache Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

almotriptan Almotriptan

Almotriptan is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain. Almotriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pai...learn more »

aspirin/butalbital/caffeine Aspirin/butalbital/caffeine

Aspirin is a pain reliever, as well as an anti-inflammatory and a fever reducer...learn more »

acetaminophen and butalbital Acetaminophen And Butalbital

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »

acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine Acetaminophen, Butalbital, And Caffeine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »

aspirin, butalbital, caffeine, and codeine Aspirin, Butalbital, Caffeine, And Codeine

Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation. Butalbital is a...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »