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).
Tension Headache Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins
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 is a pain reliever, as well as an anti-inflammatory and a fever reducer...learn more »
Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »
Aspirin, butalbital, caffeine, and codeine is a combination medicine used to treat tension headaches after other treatments have failed. This medicine is no...learn more »