I am a 50 year old female. I have aches in my limbs and thighs especially at night. It is often characterized by heaviness in limbs. I am getting headache chiefly in left side of the head.
I am taking painkiller at least once in a week for the same. I am taking Newtel 40 mg for blood pressure since a year. Kindly help with my condition.
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My headache is not so severe and continuous but is a regular one. I am having this for around a month and a half. I do not have any nausea, vertigo or facial swelling. There is no asthma or difficulty in vision.
My BP is in normal limit now. My doubt is, can headache occur as a side effect of Newtel? I visited a doctor and he said I have mild migraine and prescribed medicine.
Whenever I feel pain he advised me to take the tablet. He also said that migraine has a life cycle and after certain age it will vanish from body. It did not remain for long in me too.
I often feel low as my children are in twenties and not settled in job. It causes low mood. But, I do not feel any lack or loss of appetite or sleep. What do you think of my heaviness in legs and pain in thighs?
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Probably, you are having tension type headache. It happens due to muscle tension. It also explains your body ache. My prescription is tablet Amitryn (Amitriptyline) 10 mg at night for one week and then have tablet Amitryn 25 mg at night and continue it.
Tablet Amitryn is useful in both tension type headache as well as migraine. Also take tablet Cetadom (combination of Domperidone and Paracetamol), one tablet on SOS basis that is take at the time of starting of headache only. Review after 21 days, as adjustment of dosage of medication is needed according to effect and side effects.
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