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When should I see my doctor to treat symptomatic relief medications?

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If symptomatic relief medications are used more than twice a week, you should see your doctor, who may prescribe preventive headache medications. Overuse of symptomatic medications can actually cause more frequent headaches or worsen headache symptoms.

From: Drugs for Headache Pain Relief WebMD Medical Reference

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National Migraine Association. 

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

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National Migraine Association. 

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

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