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  1. Undiagnoised-post gastric patient needs help
    ... as 2 months that required infusions and now I take imitrex injections 2 to 3 times a week to try to fuction,...

  2. migraines, fainting... anyone have any answers?
    ... it was causing my sight to go weird on me. but the imitrex she gave me doesn't fix the sight problem... makes...

  3. all these meds i take......
    ... my head hurts (migranes) i will take a percocet or imitrex my fiance says that i take too many pills. I have...

  4. Afraid of being fired PLEASE READ THIS ONE INSTEAD OF THE LAST
    ... migraines go, such is life. When I am too late with my Imitrex and get to the point of vomiting the world stops in...

  5. Very Painful Head Rushes
    ... thought these head rushes might be a side effect from Imitrex (changes in vascular make-up), but he said no. He ... medication for migraine prevention as opposed to the Imitrex . I also need to exercise more, which tends to make...

General Health board

  1. MRI Results? How long??
    ... to put into my nose and numb it, Depakote ER, then Imitrex . Then he arranged for me to have an MRI of my brain...

  2. migraine cause arm weakness/clumsiness
    ... having an attack? What do you take for your migraines, Imitrex ? I was looking on the internet and stubled across...

  3. Someties I wake up with a severe hangover, BUT I DON'T DRINK! Something is very wrong
    ... I do in fact suffer from migraines, and am taking Imitrex 50mg which usually helps. But the incidents I'm speaking...
    ... up. My mother also suffers from migranes and takes imitrex , she has the neck pain, and most of the other symptoms...

Allergies board

  1. Ear & Nipple Itch w/ear ringing
    ... Lasted about three weeks??? I went home and took my imitrex which I normally only need for menstral migraines...

  2. Vasomotor Rhinitis Vs. Allergies
    ... get a horrible headache and nothing will help except Imitrex shots. I have had a continual headache for over 12...
    ... get a horrible headache and nothing will help except Imitrex shots. I have had a continual headache for over 12...

  3. weird food allergies anyone?
    ... horrible headache that lasts three or four days. Only Imitrex will relieve the pain at all. The doctors tell me...

  4. Grillo....
    ... although I don't take it often, but I do take Clariton or Imitrex for allergies, which by the way I am allergic to pretty...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Treatment for headaches
    ... tried everything - cutting certain foods, Midrin, Imitrex , advil, excedrin migraine, muscle relaxants, herbs...

  2. St. John's Wort/Kava Kava

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Percoset side effect question
    ... ..so I learned to make sure the surgeon orders my Imitrex as needed whenever I have surgery. I have had two...

Environmental Disorders board

  1. MCS
    ... nothing. I have found nothing to help me except that Imitrex injections eases the pain in my head some. I carry ... my Imitrex injections with me all the time. I also have done...

Hernia board

  1. Newbie with C5-6 disc herniation
    ... headaches and they turned to migraines. I know take Imitrex for them. I occasionaly drop things when holding them...

Military Health Issues board

  1. Diabetes And Migrane Headaches
    ... War headaches. I get them often. Fought the VA for Imitrex injectors. They abort the migraine within 25 minutes ... of injecting. Injectors work better than the Imitrex nasal spray or pills. Aborts 8 out of 10 migraines...

Pain Management board

  1. Can someone explain how a pain contract works please?
    ... Shelli, Have you ever tried Imitrex ? I used to get migraines too and I found that Imitrex...
    ... Yes...I use Imitrex and Maxalt MLT for abortives.. Thanks for answering...

  2. can anybody help me, suggestions please.
    ... call the prescribing doc. for you. I also took the Imitrex nasel spray, just the nasel spray, no other form of ... imitrex would help at times. I hope you get something to...

  3. Can taking pain meds cause brain anuresum?
    ... actually cause more HAs. Have you ever tried Imitrex ? It's a vasoconstrictive med that works on the blood ... trying Maxalt now also, since after so many years the Imitrex isn't always killing my migraines. steve...
    ... to stop caffine altogether. I had a sample of the Imitrex once and it worked great, but they are just too expensive...
    ... me so long to figure out it was a WD HA. -About Imitrex . I may be mistaken, but I believe sumatriptan (Imitrex...

  4. Anyone been on MSIR?
    ... double edged sword. With my migraines I depend on Imitrex for the worst of them. It has nearly always worked ... migraine that nothing can touch. But lately the Imitrex isn't always working. My last line of defense is...

  5. Meds causing headache every morning?
    ... vicious rebound headaches. What I did was to switch to Imitrex to handle my migraines, and it has been wonderful...
    ... HAs every day, often more than one per day. Luckily Imitrex came along. I wouldn't say that you should call ... If the HA is a migraine, then the "triptans" like Imitrex and others in the family are best (according to my...

  6. New medication...need information and advice
    ... week. In my mind that was miraculous. Then I found Imitrex Statdose. The only time the Imitrex doesn't work...

  7. Fentanyl patch & LEXAPRO
    ... at one time I was on the patch, celexa, ultram and imitrex . ALL of them had serotonin issues all by themselves...
    ... noted that you cannot (should not) take Lexapro and Imitrex . Good luck T...

  8. Neck pain/headache
    ... near immune to narcotics. I have great success with Imitrex , but opioids just tend to make them worse. Caffeine ... serotonin affects the vessels, which is released when Imitrex is administered. I have known for years that caffeine...

  9. Anything stronger then Percocet (Oxycodone)
    ... month etc) Have you tried oral, nasal or injected Imitrex (the Imitrex comes as an auto-injector, which is supposedly...
    ... I have tried the Imitrex with the same result. It seems to work, but not always...
    ... are dilaudid, morphine etc. You could try using Imitrex PLUS a pain killer...

  10. Chronic Cluster Headache Sufferer/on morphene/wondering about suboxone
    ... beginning of my cycle. I have had so much luck with Imitrex . I take the oral dose of 50 - 100mg when I first start...

  11. When Do You Take Your Breakthrough Meds?
    ... per day for a week. I get 12 subcutaneous shots of Imitrex (non-narcotic) per month. It's rare that I use all ... patient. And quite often I can get by without the Imitrex . But what if I'm wrong, and it is a migraine with ... an attitude? Of course, I use the Imitrex . I am fortunate in that the Imitrex usually works...

  12. May I ask how long you have been taking pain medication
    ... aspirin/caffeine). In the late '90s my doc prescribed Imitrex for my migraines and I've never taken an opioid for...

  13. Doc said stop Lyrica & start Neurontin w/o titrating...

  14. From Conductor
    ... pain. Then in my 30's they went chronic. I get 12 Imitrex subcutaneous injections prescribed each month, and ... difference it made in my life was dramatic. And now, with Imitrex , any migraines I do get I can treat effectively. ...

  15. My Journey To Share
    ... result from the auto accident..... I NOW take IMITREX AS NEEDED FOR HEADACHES NOURONTIN...

  16. anyone know of any new pain meds coming to the market soon?
    ... way would be great for BT pain. I used to have my Imitrex as a nasal spray, but then they came out with a pen...
    ... solution for my migraines (back in the 80s before Imitrex ) they compounded a drug for me that had gone off of...

  17. Long term pain medication?
    ... Migraine formula OTC or any prescription meds like Imitrex . I know there are several others on here that suffer...
    ... narcotics are automatically the right answer. I use Imitrex for my migraines, and that is not a narcotic, but ... it works great. Has your father tried Imitrex ? A good PM doc will take his history and do a thorough...

  18. New member. I need advice!
    ... I do know that some doctors have used some of the Imitrex (migraine medicines) type drugs to control pain -...
    ... unsuccessfully. I've also tried a few migraine meds, Imitrex and Frova being the ones I can recall, all at the...

  19. Fentanyl patch side effects
    ... headaches. If Excedrine doesn't cut it, then I'd try Imitrex (if his heart is OK). This is a fantastic migraine...

  20. Do I want to stop my meds??!! NOO!! Urg.
    ... valium 5mg up to 3x a day for spasms. i also take imitrex for my migraines. wow, typing it makes it seem like...
    ... valium 5mg up to 3x a day for spasms. i also take imitrex for my migraines. wow, typing it makes it seem like...

  21. Have a headache med question.
    ... cause some of the heart related type side effects that imitrex has the possibility of causing. the first thing...
    ... type, regardless of the cause. I get migraines, and Imitrex is my silver bullet - it kills all my H/As, and there ... that will harm your liver. FWIW, I recommend the Imitrex . As already mentioned, it's best to get off of...

  22. what kind of prescription pain killer might replace norco 10
    ... stuff so i'm just suffering through rather than taking imitrex which i usually take or even asprin for that matter...

  23. Controlling pain AND anxiety
    ... Cluster Headaches the only thing that works for me is Imitrex Injection’s for that pain. :) Morphine...

  24. Need new pain meds, what?
    ... For your migraines I highly recommend Imitrex . I went the fiorinal route for quite some time, but ... when they came out with Imitrex I was sold. I use the pen injector method and within...
    ... vasoconstrictor like midrin.i believe that is what imitrex is as well?i have thought about changing to imitrex ... know? Katrina,i really would try and see if the imitrex or midrin works for your migranes.the midrin works ... really.just discuss options with your doc.either the imitrex or the midrin are great abortive(an abortive just...
    ... vasoconstrictor like midrin.i believe that is what imitrex is as well?i have thought about changing to imitrex ... t learn about it until just before I learned about Imitrex . I also know what you mean about sticking with what ... works don't change anything. I'm like that with my Imitrex . And yes, the Imitrex is I believe a vasoconstrictor...
    ... tried most everything there is out there. I did the Imitrex injection with no relief, have done other ones and...
    ... I am so sorry the imitrex type meds don't work for you. I can't imagine what...

  25. What is the difference between these two meds?
    ... including migraines, but with the advent of the triptans ( Imitrex and others like it) Fiorinol is being prescribed much...

  26. Managing the Depression from pain/meds
    ... serotonin in our systems. Then my doc prescribed Imitrex for migraines. My pharmacy said red alerts came up...

  27. Question about acetaminophen
    ... take as soon as you feel the headache coming like imitrex or relpax Or meds you can take everyday for prevention...
    ... and take the equivalent of two. Have you tried Imitrex ? I've found it to be the best migraine med around...

  28. My Doc will not listen or doesn't want to....
    ... develop a treatment plan together for me. I have found imitrex works better for me then topamax seems to be less...

  29. Upset and sooo angry!
    ... the ER for an injection of the wonder drug. It was imitrex . now I know a lot of people have this and it works...

  30. Frustrated With Doctors!
    ... them? Only around my period??? So I cannot take Imitrex or Zomig due to horrible side effects. He tells me...
    ... yes. I forgot to mention that I was not able to use Imitrex , Amerge, Zomig, or anything that had ergot in it....

  31. Duragesic Question
    ... half. As for me, I have Toradol, Tylenol 3 and Imitrex for my migraine pain. When that does not work, I...

  32. Need a stronger pain med, BUT...
    ... Good luck to you! ~Fabby :) PS~ Have you tried imitrex for the migraines? Never worked on mine, but some...
    ... for many, but don't work for everyone. Did you try Imitrex when it first came out back in the 80's? Mind you...

  33. Stadol (butorphanol) antagonize fentanyl??
    ... And it always made me feel uneasy. Now that I have Imitrex I don't need anything else. The stuff is magic and...
    ... information on his usage. Back in 1994, I was Rx'd Imitrex in a Nasal Spray form. I had to order it from a particular ... standardized Nasal Spray form now, but I never felt that Imitrex did much for me. Also, I was on a study for nearly ... a year, about that same time, with Imitrex Injections--for free! Still, the Imitrex never helped...

  34. Mixing Meds
    ... this because I take methadone, tramadol, cymbalta and imitrex , and when I pick up my meds at the pharmacy I'm constantly...

  35. QUESTION for anyone please.
    ... migraines with narcotics, preferring to use toredol or imitrex . I still get a migraine about once a year but age...

  36. Tramadol and antidepressants
    ... my pharmacy about seretonin syndrome. I also use Imitrex for migraines, and the cumulative intake has them...

  37. new meds
    ... tremors and nerves, and as far as severe headaches went imitrex worked better for me. Main thing is that for...

  38. Still problems w/Avinz
    ... Oh Fibbles- Imitrex is another one I can't take. I suffer migraines too ... all of the "migraine" medicines are a no go for me, Imitrex , Zomig, you name it. Toradol is a non-narcotic and...

  39. new med,have a question
    ... You are right on about that but the newer meds like Imitrex and all that is in that family I cannot take due to...

  40. Has anyone had weight-loss as a side effect with Topamax?
    ... that came along. After a "mini stroke" from too much Imitrex my neurologist started me on Topamax in addition to...

  41. Really need some advice on neck pain
    ... doctors decided this was migraines and started me on Imitrex injections I would give myself whenever I felt these...

  42. How much is Too much for Migraines
    ... Neurologist is giving him: 300mg elivil nightly; plus 2 Imitrex Injections per migraine per 24 hour period (he quite ... injections a week); plus Oxycodone as needed when the Imitrex does not work (but take it easy on the Oxycodone)...
    ... Enie, I'm not sure about the Imitrex , but I can tell you that many of us on this board...
    ... read that this was a side effect if you take too much Imitrex . He says he’s fine, but complains all the time...
    ... before some meds do have limits. I'm not sure about Imitrex on the limits. I know for me that 300 mgs of Elavil...
    ... should consider is rebound migraines. If he is using imitrex that much there should be some concern if that is...
    ... ordinary stress headache, (but mine were not from Imitrex ). He tried morphine and topamax for about a year ... Besides worrying about neuropathy from too much Imitrex , I also worry that his blood pressure will drop too ... elivil, plus, when his migraines hit he takes two Imitrex injections, and then, the oxy if the Imitrex doesn ... was psychological. We didn’t have anything like Imitrex , and they only gave me dilantin plus 20 or 30 T#3s...
    ... me that his doctor is allowing him to use so much imitrex . Actually, many insurance companies won't allow patients ... to be prescribed that much imitrex . How is he getting so much???...
    ... Theweaver2, He gets 6 Imitrex from the pharmacy and the rest he gets as samples...
    ... wouldn't be concerned about the pain meds it's the Imitrex that could be dangerous at that level regardless of ... reduced them drammatically. I had to stop using the Imitrex injections because they caused me to black out and...
    ... Theweaver2, He gets 6 Imitrex from the pharmacy and the rest he gets as samples...

  43. Calling all Topamax Users (topiramate)
    ... able to quickly and completely zap with Axert (like Imitrex ). I still can't 'add in my head' without thinking...

  44. y'all know much about
    ... as well. I get about 5-7 monthly. I take 100mg of Imitrex and it helps. What do you take for your migraines...

  45. Anyone else have problems getting their meds approved by Medicaid?
    ... samples of Morphine or my Percocet. He probably has my Imitrex , though... I would have responded earlier, but...

  46. Went to the clinic
    ... meds. :) I suffer from migraines too and take Imitrex . I've never had to go to the hospital yet and get...

  47. Shore, Question about something you said...
    ... clinical trials." So, what is the alternative? I know imitrex and others did nothing for my migraines and maxalt...
    ... which didn't even put a dent in them. I was then given Imitrex , Zomig and Depekote. The Depekote sent me into near ... They are the vascular kind. sigh.... I also have Imitrex IM injections. They help SOMETIMES when they are ...
    ... The imitrex and stuff is a big joke IMHO....

  48. My mom just had to take my dad to the ER
    ... he got one about 45 minutes ago and took 100mg of Imitrex . I checked on him in 15 minutes and he had no relief ... going through and the scary part is that the 200mg of Imitrex and percocet wasn't helping his pain. They left like ... migraines like my dad since he passed it down to me but my Imitrex usually works to the point that I don't have to go...
    ... substances Rx'd by my Internist, I have never found Imitrex (injection, Formulated Nasal Spray, or pill) or Amerge ... (an Imitrex relative) to be helpful in any way. Unfortunately...

  49. Tongue swoll with lyrica. To ER
    ... experience very similar to yours, but it was caused by Imitrex (for migraines). I took it on X-Mas morning 1997 and...

  50. Having a few bad days here with migraines
    ... names though and they did nothing for me. Does the imitrex help you? I've been lucky lately and haven't had...
    ... it helped me when nothing else worked--including Imitrex and Amerge. When I discovered that I had Lupus...
    ... too so they passed them down to me! :) I take Imitrex and midrin when I have a severe migraine. I have ... 6 days. He has to take off work and just take his Imitrex and stay in bed and sleep. Isn't pain fun? I just...

  51. Shoreline -a specific generic question!!
    ... worse and worse until I convinced them to give me Imitrex - the same with the morphine these last 3 weeks) and...

  52. Chronic headaches/Migraines and hooked on Excedrin Migraine
    ... that my head was fine,no tumors or anything. I was on imitrex it worked the first couple of times then didn't work...
    ... frova because the side effects that come from the imitrex or maxalt or zomig are to powerful for me, so they...

  53. How do you treat your migraines??
    ... All the normal overthe counter stuff never helps, Imitrex and Relpax make my migraines worse and make me super...
    ... take relpax, but since it makes yours worse.... and imitrex doesn't work for you, like it didn't work for me....
    ... have a z in it) That's what I take for my migraines. Imitrex never worked for me. My hubby takes Zomig. What...
    ... used to have constant, chronic migraines. I too found Imitrex made my headaches worse. Actually any of the drugs...
    ... not able to take any of the meds for migraines like Imitrex , Zomig, Amerge, et.al. due to heart problems and the...
    ... 15 years now. Been treated with Depakote, Maxalt, Imitrex then back to Maxalt because the Imitrex made me sick...
    ... I also found that Imitrex made my migranes worse! My doctor keeps giving me...
    ... always had them as well as her mother. I've tried the Imitrex , same thing as everybody else, it made me very sick...

  54. hard to find a sympathetic doc
    ... what worked best for me. Oh yeah, I've also tried Imitrex and Relpax, but for some reason they seem to make...
    ... on phenergan suppositories and maxalt and I was on imitrex but like you it never worked. Most of the time the...

  55. Migraine/cluster headaches
    ... have used it and I didn't find it any better than Imitrex , Relpan or all of the numerous other meds. The one...

  56. Sherry, question for you
    ... appreciate what you can tell me about it though. Imitrex does not help my migraines at all. Thanks a bunch...

  57. Please help me assess my mom's drug intake!
    ... Neurontin - 300 mg 2-3 times/day And as needed: Cipro, Imitrex , Xanax, Clobetisol. She's allergic to: Valium...
    ... be rx'd as a maintenace drug for certain disorders; Imitrex is a migraine medication but should be used with caution...
    ... like to discontinue headache meds. The Verapamil, Imitrex , and also sometimes Neurontin are all used to treat...


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