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Hello all,
I am just over a week post op. My Migraines have been coming back full swing. I am trying to figure out if I am still allowed Tylenol and if so at what dose?

I used to take 2-3 500mg tablets.

Doctor has not been able to advise.

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Tylenol in general is fine - not sure about that particular dosage.

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You body is changing did you give up caffeine

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The guidance that I can find gives the following limits:

1. Take no more than 1000mg in one dose

2. Optimally, take no more than 3000mg in one day

3. With a doctor's permission and oversight, take no more than 4000mg in one day (this is a hard limit due to the risk of liver damage).

https://www.health.harvard.edu/pain/acetaminophen-safety-be-cautious-but-not-afraid#:~:text=However%2C in some people%2C taking,check with your doctor first.

I hope that helps but you should definitely talk to a doctor.

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Have you tried any of the Migraine medications? My mother swears by them. Takes one at the onset & it’s gone. She used to take concoctions of codeine & ibuprofens, lie in a darkened room & be out of action for days.

There’s different types of medications depending upon how your migraine manifests & affects you. May be worth a conversation with your doctor & surgeon.

For many, headaches are a side effect of the change of diet & ketosis. This could be why your are experiencing more Migraines. Also as you lose weight, the oestrogen stored in your fat is released into your blood stream. So if your migraines are hormonal induced this could explain the increase in frequency.

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@arabesque
I am on them however I had to stop because they had to be taken with food and made me sick. I am unsure if I am allowed to start them up again or not. Still waiting on my doctor.

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