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Can acetaminophen alleviate headaches?

Acetaminophen is an analgesic that is used for treating mild to moderate headache pain. If headaches include nausea and vomiting, acetaminophen is most effective when used with additional medications, such as metoclopramide, which is used to reduce nausea accompanying a migraine attack.

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