The Right Time And Dose Of Taking Headache Relief Medication?
Hello, this afternoon around 4 o’clock I took medicine to relieve heat and headaches. But it’s 7 o’clock. My head hurts again. Can I take medicine again with a short distance?
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First of all, you should first explain, what heat-reducing medication and headaches are you taking and at what dose? Basically each drug has a different interval of time to drink, different working time, has a different safe dose range, so it must be known exactly what drug you are taking.
If what you are taking is a fever-reducing medication and mild headaches such as paracetamol, then you can take this drug every 4-6 hours with a maximum dose of 4000 mg per day (the range of safe doses of this drug is quite high). If you consume 500 mg of paracetamol at 4 o'clock for example, then as recommended you can consume this drug again at 8 o'clock, then 12 o'clock. You can consume 500-1000 mg once a drink, provided the total daily dose does not exceed 4000 mg.
If the consumption of drugs can not reduce your headaches, you should do a check with a neurologist for further evaluation. If the headache that you feel is very severe like being struck by lightning, you experience disturbance of consciousness, you experience certain neurological symptoms (for example, weakness on one side of the body, face that looks down on one side, hearing or vision problems, seizures, etc.) immediately go to hospital.
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