Friday, September 29, 2023

Risk of taking anti-migraine medication to relieve a hangover

For many the National holidays They are a reason to celebrate, to be happy and to cheer, but they can also become synonymous with it Dietary excesses. One of the unpleasant consequences after the 18th birthday celebrations is the so-called Male cat a range of symptoms caused by excessive alcohol consumption, including: general malaise, tiredness, thirst, muscle pain, hypersensitivity to light and noise, nausea, vomiting, muscle pain, anxiety, irritability, sweating, changes in blood pressure and headaches.

He alcohol (in addition to other compounds in alcoholic beverages) as well as their metabolites Toxins that have a direct effect on the body which affect the normal functioning of various tissues and organs.

In this sense There are countless home remedies that promise relief from these unpleasant symptoms. However, the truth is that, in addition to their folkloric value, they do not solve the problem and often even make it worse. For this reason, people usually resort to self-medication and in this case the well-known saying that the remedy is worse than the disease could well be true.

Headaches are one of the most common and recurring symptoms of a hangover.Therefore, it is not surprising that the affected population uses medications such as paracetamol and/or ibuprofen, which, despite their widespread use, still pose a potentially serious toxicological hazard given their context of use.

Paracetamol, for example, has a high hepatotoxic potential., which can be increased by the patient’s underlying diseases, age and the direct harmful effect of alcohol on the liver. Ibuprofen, in turn, could worsen the damage caused by alcohol to the stomach lining, increasing the risk of ulcerative lesions in this tissue and possible kidney damage.

Particular caution should also be exercised with a group of medications indicated for the treatment of migraines and/or vascular headaches.especially those that contain derivatives thereof Ergotamine molecule (dihydroergotamine), which also usually add caffeine to their formulation. Both connections They work by causing vasoconstriction of the arteries and vessels surrounding the brain, the deleterious effects of which are manifested primarily in the central nervous system and cardiovascular system. which in more extreme cases can lead to symptoms of peripheral vascular ischemia in the extremities.

In conclusion, remember that self-medication poses a risk to public health and is the only effective advice to avoid an unpleasant hangover and its possible consequences Abstinence from alcohol consumption and if so, then in moderation.

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