Midrin is a combination of the drugs isometheptene, acetaminophen,
and dichloralphenazone. This drug combines properties of a pain reliever, a
medicine that helps narrow (constrict) blood vessels, and a mild sedative to
migraine headache pain.
Side effects of Midrin can include dizziness and a skin rash.
It is possible that the main title of the report Cluster Headache is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Midrin is a prescription medicine that comes in tablet form. The
usual adult dosage is 2 tablets taken together followed by 1 tablet every hour
until your pain is relieved. You should not take more than 5 tablets within a
You may not be able to use Midrin if you have glaucoma, renal
disease, hypertension, certain heart problems, hepatic disease, or if you are
taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). Before you take this medicine, be sure to discuss with your
doctor whether Midrin is right for you.
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