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Headset Tablet




Headset Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of migraine. It is a combination medicine which relieves the symptoms of migraine and prevent the attack from becoming worse. It works by narrowing the blood vessels and blocking the release of chemical messengers.

Headset Tablet decreases general inflammation and pain caused due to migraine. It should be taken with food. However, it is advisable to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. In case miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. You should continue to take this medicine for as long as the doctor advises and do not stop taking it suddenly.

Side effects associated with the use of this medicine include weakness, peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), fatigue, visual disturbances and flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk). It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, so do not drive or operate machinery, until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause increase in blood pressure. However, it does not occur in everyone, but it is better to keep a check on your blood pressure while taking this medicine.

Uses of Headset Tablet

Headset Tablet side effects

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Heartburn
  • Chest discomfort
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weakness
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Drowsiness
  • Numbness of extremity
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Feeling hot

How to use Headset Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Headset Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Headset Tablet works

Headset Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Sumatriptan and Naproxen that treat migraine. Sumatriptan is a selective 5HT1-receptor agonist which relieves headache by narrowing the widened blood vessels in the head. Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which blocks the release of certain chemical messengers and decreases general inflammation and pain caused due to migraine.

Headset Tablet related warnings

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Headset Tablet Taking Naproxen with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by naproxen.
Headset Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Headset Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Headset Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Headset Tablet may make you feel dizzy, depressed, sleepy, tired, or make it difficult to sleep. It may also affect your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Headset Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Headset Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Headset Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Headset Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Headset Tablet for treatment of migraine headaches.
  • This medicine should be taken only if you have a migraine attack and not to prevent it.
  • Some tips that may help avoid a migraine attack:
    • Have your meals at the same time everyday
    • Avoid bright lights and extreme temperatures
    • Avoid loud music and noisy places
    • Avoid chocolates, cheese, processed food, alcohol and smoking
    • Get enough sleep and avoid stress
  • Take it as soon as you experience warning signs like being sensitive to light or sound. Take 1 tablet at a time and do not take more than 2 doses in one day.
  • It may cause sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Headset Tablet affects you.
  • Notify your doctor if your migraine occurs more often than before you started using Headset Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you have stomach pain, bloody diarrhea, headache and/or worsening high blood pressure while taking Headset Tablet.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Headset

Suffering from acute migraine problem, have ectopic kidney
Dr. M. K. Ansari
TAB HEADSET is to be taken as and when required for headache
Headset tablet for migrane safe ? Please tell side effect
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
better use only sumatriptan 50 mg that is better and with less side effect
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User Feedback


Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Headset can lead to increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of migraine attacks which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Are there any special instructions regarding the storage and disposal of this medicine?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can Headset cause sleepiness?

Headset can cause sleepiness, dizziness or drowsiness. If you have these symptoms, do not drive a car, use machinery or do anything where you need to be alert.

Q. Can I stop taking Headset when my migraine symptoms are relieved?

Headset is used for the treatment of migraine attack and should be continued as advised by the doctor.

Q. What can cause or trigger a migraine attack?

Certain physical or environmental factors, such as foods, hormonal changes, weather and stress can lead to or “trigger” a migraine. However, it is important to remember that triggers are different for everyone. That is why, to help prevent migraine attacks, you need to figure out which triggers affect you and which ones do not. Keeping a headache diary is an effective way to track triggers, and it will help you talk to your healthcare professional about your condition.

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