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Medication Overuse Headaches.

When a person has used Analgesics or Anti-Inflammatories for a long time, it may be that the medication is causing the headache.

Drysdale Osteopathy, Osteopathy, Medication Overuse Headache, There is a period of withdrawal of 12 to 24 hours, and the headache returns, the person takes the medication as usual, the headache clears, and then returns 12 to 24 hours later. And the pattern continues.

Medications such as codeine, co-codamol, paracetamol, aspirin, ibuprofen and diclofenac are known to cause Medication Overuse Headaches.

When this type of headache is suspected, it's best trying to go without medication for a couple of days and see if the condition resolves. If this is too much, speak to your Pharmacist about an alternative medication.

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