What is Tension Headache?

Tension headache is a common type of headache. Pain is mild to moderate. It can feel like pressure on the head. Tension headache usually occurs all over the head.

Treatment for headaches include treating the underlying condition and medication. Common drug classes used to treat tension headache are sympathomimetic / NSAID combinations, barbiturate / acetaminophen combinations, barbiturate / opioid / acetaminophen combinations, barbiturate / NSAID combinations, and barbiturate / opioid / NSAID combinations.

Popular Tension Headache Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Barbiturate / Acetaminophen Combinations 58 See Prices
Barbiturate / Acetaminophen Combinations 58 See Prices
Barbiturate / NSAID Combinations 26 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Tension Headache Drug Classes

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