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  1. Ibuprofen is killing my stomach
    ... either tylenol, darvocet and/or flexeril. I have imitrex nasal spray as an abortive (pills upset my stomach...

  2. Headaches and doctors that can't understand. Please help.
    ... doctors I've been to. I also cannot take the triptans ( Imitrex , etc.) or the anti-seizure medicines. I know the...

  3. Muscle tension neck/headache
    ... that I take as a last resort is believe it or not, Imitrex ! And it knocks it out almost every single time. ... finally get the "throbbing" feeling in your head and the Imitrex actually tightens or constricts rather, everything...
    ... Thanks for the suggestions. Regarding Imitrex , is that a prescription drug? The side effects of ... like today when I awoke. 7 pills at 200mg). Does Imitrex have similar side effects?...

  4. Analgesic Rebound Headache - a myth?
    ... migraines. If they don't work, I try Maxalt sublinguals or Imitrex injections, but can't do both in one day. Next comes...

  5. treatment for postdrome phase of migraine
    ... Aborting the headache with a triptain ( Imitrex etc) might help Periactin can also be useful...

  6. Migraines and Light Sensitivity
    ... alot of migraines, sometimes 3 to 4 per week. I have Imitrex now, which works great, but it's only 9 pills in a...

  7. Migraines
    ... I am getting hormonal migraines. My GYN prscribed Imitrex , and by the Grace of God, it helps. Is this the brand...
    ... [QUOTE=cmpgirl;3482531]My GYN prscribed Imitrex , and by the Grace of God, it helps. Is this the brand ... for Fioricet? or is it something different. Imitrex is completely different. It contains Sumatriptan Succinate...
    ... barbituate, by the way), Tylenol (APAP), and Caffeine. The Imitrex contains a type of medication called a "triptan". ... Imitrex has Sumatriptan Succinate, which is available in several...
    ... migraine, the only thing that will work for me is Imitrex , or caffeine (maybe Excedrin too). I know for sure...

  8. Migraine problems
    ... painkiller (Excedrin or Advil) Also, ask if you can try Imitrex , this is a specific migraine medication, and may well ... bring releif... if you respond to imitrex , it is pretty much sure you have migraine...

  9. 13 year old son
    ... typical" migraine and his BP is fairly normal the Imitrex and Excedrin's work well. He has 2 types of headaches...

  10. Migraines From Light
    ... to my rheumy recently so he gave me some samples of Imitrex , which worked great, so in turn he wrote me a script...
    ... you will get a migraine from the lights. The reason Imitrex is limited is because it is a vascular constrictor ... during a migraine attack your blood vessels swell... imitrex doesn't always completely stop the full attack which ... is an FDA restriction because of the type of pill Imitrex is. The shots are limited to 4 a month. Its not...

  11. Peppermint Works
    ... nothing for me. I am on a daily preventative and I have Imitrex on hand at all times. I absolutely hate the fact ... had a killer migraine that wouldn't even respond to Imitrex . I was unable to do anything. Fortunately we were ... my mom suffer for years when I was a child before Imitrex was made available....

  12. Looking for Answers
    ... schedule. The one at home told me to just take half an imitrex after I had a very bad reaction to it. I've done the...
    ... You mentioned that you had a bad reaction to Imitrex , they are many other Triptans available. I had to...

  13. doctor won't help migraine
    ... attacks early enough to use the abortive triptan, i use imitrex , and have it be effective. As for the light aspect ... for tension headaches and migraine pain when the imitrex wasn't/isn't enough. Unfortuantely Aleve doesn't...
    ... You may want to ask your doctor for a sample of Imitrex . I have been getting hormomal migraines since the ... suspected migraine and gave me a prescription for Imitrex . The next time I had a migraine, I took it right...
    ... You may want to ask your doctor for a sample of Imitrex . I have been getting hormomal migraines since the ... suspected migraine and gave me a prescription for Imitrex . The next time I had a migraine, I took it right...
    ... tried ibuprofen, advil, excedrin, excedrin migraine, imitrex which I think was the worst pill, it did absolutely...
    ... I did for years before the discovered things like Imitrex . I used to keep a journal but ya know who cares ...
    ... with the otc crap that rarely works and my beloved imitrex pills and shots...Is it ideal? probably not but it...

  14. How does it take for topamax to work?
    ... before I started taking it. I still use Maxalt or Imitrex when I get one, but since starting Topamax I get a...

  15. Any news on triptans going OTC?
    ... wondering if anyone knew if that was true? I know that Imitrex is OTC in Europe. My neurologist is good about...

  16. Anyone else had this headache?
    ... m just wondering if I need to see a neurologist. Imitrex doesn't touch this headache. Nothing does, and I...

  17. What kind of headache is this?
    ... such a headache that did not respond to anything ( imitrex , ibuprofen, excedrin, aleve, etc.). i cried until...

  18. headaches everyday
    ... now they have me on topamax on a daily basis (plus imitrex for the attacks). i still have daily headaches...

  19. Help!! Husband having sudden, severe and frequent headaches
    ... I have used successfully the Triptan drugs such as Imitrex , Maxalt and many others. Though these are not the...

  20. Any topamax success stories?
    ... Right now I am not taking any medication. Zomig, Imitrex etc, don't work as my migraines cycle when I am asleep...

  21. Migraines - My Drugs review (glad i've found a community of people that understand)
    ... so I'm "in cycle" and none of the meds work, zomig, imitrex etc. My GP prescribed me Inderal LA which is a...

  22. Amitriptyline for Migraines
    ... prescribed the newer drugs for Migraines...like ( Imitrex ), naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt) and zolmitript ... doctors young son gets migraines and she treats him with Imitrex ....
    ... people so i'd give it a shot before the other triptans ( Imitrex ), naratriptan (Amerge), etc. Those can cause you...

  23. Migraine, Menstrual Cycle and Prevention
    ... dealt with migraines for over ten years now. I have Imitrex nose spray, 800mg Ibuprofen pills and various sleeping ... /pain medication. The Imitrex was a godsend when it was first prescribed to me,...

  24. headaches all the time why?
    ... with dye) and 1 cat scan -have been on Naproxen, Imitrex , Maxalt, Gabapentin, prednison, amytryptaline, tylenol...

  25. migraines
    ... away. When it doesn't work (about 50% of the time) Imitrex works. For the really bad ones I also use an ice...

  26. Aura with Migraine (very scary!)
    ... tried just about everything under the sun (including imitrex and anti-eleptics) but the only things that work is...

  27. What's the deal?
    ... came out with medications that works wonders (zomig, imitrex , maxalt ect..) My migraines have changed over the...
    ... head in the toilet, and so on.... although i take imitrex and topamax i still get times when the headache lasts...

  28. EXtreme nausea-Migraine/effexor xr
    ... but this didn't do anything this time and then the Imitrex shot did the trick. My doctor prescribed an increase ... pain centers and a prescription for nausea and pain - Imitrex and the med for nausea. I decided to lay low off...

  29. Combination Migraine treatments, what works for you?
    ... is my wonder drug, I had a lot of side effects from Imitrex and almost none from the Relpax) However, I've...

  30. What are your side effects from Topamax...
    ... throat, etc., Relpax is wonderful! I also couldn't take Imitrex ...weird side effects. Keep Relpax in mind if you're...

  31. migraines/eye pain/TMJ
    ... meds were good for people with heart issues. I took imitrex 20, 50, 100 in pill form, spray, and shots. I took...
    ... meds were good for people with heart issues. I took imitrex 20, 50, 100 in pill form, spray, and shots. I took...

  32. What do you take for migraines?
    ... I have been through different medications. Imitrex , Maxalt, and Midrin. I had a doctor give me Fioricet...
    ... 3213207]I have been through different medications. Imitrex , Maxalt, and Midrin. I had a doctor give me Fioricet ... one. I did take Zomig and it did work for me but Imitrex 100mg seems to work the best for me. Although it makes...

  33. Left eye / headache
    ... doctor said that it was migraine and gave me some imitrex samples. I did not take them and do not think that...

  34. cant take this anymore!!!!
    ... hi guys, anyone-- i've been taking imitrex for quite a while, and topamax as a preventative. ... anymore.... and it seems i have to take the stupid imitrex more and more. had a migraine for the past three...
    ... and I've seen numerous doctors. First, I have tried imitrex and topomax, they didn't work for me. However, I am...
    ... no side effects at all. I am sure too much of the Imitrex can cause rebounds, just like any of these types of...

  35. Help? Nuero says migraines [anxiety]
    ... question for you about your imitrex . Do you take it when you feel a Migraine coming on ... lay down for a while after you take it? I do like IMITREX because it helps me but it makes me so nauseated and...

  36. No clue about these headaches
    ... Over the counter stuff doesn't work for me so I got Imitrex from my doctor and it's great for treating migraines...
    ... migraines and magnesium. I can't remember if I've tried Imitrex or not...I've tried some others including Elavil,...

  37. Menstrual Migraines...weird heartbeat and migraines?
    ... I am on - I take Effexor XR daily, and have taken Imitrex - which has been great when I feel onset or have a...

  38. Im getting abit desperate now.....
    ... chiropractor has really helped me, and also taking Imitrex at the onset of my neck and eye/temple hurting. ...

  39. What is this?!
    ... physician who thought it was a migraine and gave me imitrex samples but i am not sure that is what they are. Yes...

  40. pressure on top of head-somebody please help me!
    ... neurologist, MRI (twice!!), gave me a prescription of Imitrex because overtimes it transforms into a migraine, and...

  41. What could this be?
    ... with one every day. There was only one day i took imitrex tho, I try to limit that. But yeah, allergies, big...

  42. Daily headaches/migraines... need advices.
    ... next day with a new one. I have a prescription for Imitrex (not for the weak!!!) which did make the migraine...
    ... goes out to you..Migraines are horrible and I agree, Imitrex is almost worse than the h/a. Sounds like you need...

  43. Imitrex
    ... [QUOTE=libbylou;3134590]How much Imitrex can one take in a week? Hubby has awful ha this week ... this week isn't good. I am always afraid of to much Imitrex . He took two yesterday morning and just now took ... question is does anyone have side affects from the imitrex . He is irritatable, fidigety, can't sleep, don't...
    ... can only tell you what happened to me when I took Imitrex almost daily for a few days. I took Imitrex one ... strange and hurt. I was a little grouchy from the Imitrex , but nothing like Zomig made me. (really grouchy!...
    ... [COLOR="Purple"]I had to up my imitrex from 25mg to 100mg just to get some relief. I use ... to pass out when I was on zomig. :( Besides imitrex I go to a sports therapist for my headaches. not...
    ... My doctor got on me about taking too much Imitrex , and when I went in for a refill they made me do an...
    ... I am on Imitrex for migraines as well. I take a prescription of 50mg ... you said your husband gets headaches and takes the Imitrex ... do you mean migraines or just headaches? Because ... my doctor told me to only take my Imitrex when I can clearly decide that it's a migraine....
    ... worse the second time around. It seemed like the imitrex wouldn't work after I had taken the botox. Perhaps...
    ... I was on Imitrex for awhile and it didn't work nearly as well as the...

  44. headache increase lying down & walking, best when sitting (i've had it for 2 days)
    ... for migraines I could not get to go away. I am on imitrex max dose, and they still didn't touch these two. ...

  45. numbness with a migraine
    ... given me shots of phenergan and nubain along with Imitrex and Inderal LA as a preventative. However, now I...

  46. pinched nerves causing migrains
    ... matter of fact I see him on July 17th. I've tried imitrex , midrin, execdrin migraine, fioricet, muscle relaxers...

  47. New here - Menstrual Headaches??
    ... trigger. I have tried a number of things - Frova, Imitrex , Amitriptyline - Elavil. So far, there is no perfect...

  48. Tension Headaches and Dizziness Question??
    ... found a magic cure. In the past I have tried Frova, Imitrex and Fiorocet. I have had doctors recommend Topamax...

  49. 30 years of constant headaches
    ... school. Actually, both headaches and migraines. I'm on Imitrex to treat my migraines, which works great, but I am...

  50. praise for topamax!
    ... related to my monthly cycle. I managed for years using Imitrex . Eventually last year,at 42 my migraines and really...

  51. Please Help
    ... migraines what meds you might be on for them. I've tried imitrex , topamax, fiorcett, execdrin migraine, and a few more...

  52. Migrane headache
    ... neurologist (whom i now go to every six months), gave me imitrex (to stop the attack), and also placed me on topamax...

  53. Sick of headaches
    ... stuff and if hours later it is not better, i take an IMITREX (prescribed RX) I hope this will help. Let us know...

  54. New, Severe "Migraines"??
    ... my life, someone recommended I see my doctor about Imitrex ...but I wanted to see if there were other options...

  55. ! a Very Well Known News Anchor !
    ... quick relief from a Migraine EVER!!! and i have tried Imitrex and Every Other Triptan there is...! at 10am this...

  56. Migraine Meds Help
    ... You say that you get the migraine with your period. Imitrex is more targeted to women who have that problem. ...

  57. is caffein in meds really that bad ?
    ... but sometimes even when I have a BAD headache and imitrex won't work the only thing that will work is excederin...

  58. ~ Newbie ~ !!! HELP ME !!!
    ... but so far NOTHING has worked... right now i use Imitrex Nasal, Prempro (low dose) and Vicodin only if i need...
    ... but so far NOTHING has worked... right now i use Imitrex Nasal, Prempro (low dose) and Vicodin only if i need...

  59. sick of headaches....
    ... inconvenience. anyways, they've given me midrin, maxalt, imitrex , etc to battle the pain, and all they do is make me...
    ... be doing anything (i'm on 50mg twice a day). the imitrex works almost 99% of the time, when it's a true migraine...

  60. Cluster headaches
    ... cycle and nothing is hellping. Fri. he started w/ Imitrex injections, we aren't sure if they are working yet...

  61. Occular (visual)migraines anyone?
    ... neurologist suggested ibuprophen, a muscle relaxer, then imitrex if those did not work. Ice pack helps as well, although...

  62. "flashing lights" in my eyes..then migraine?
    ... doctor about a migraine preventative medicine such as imitrex as long term use of advil and other NSAIDs can cause...

  63. barometer changes
    ... definitely, it would've been much worse. actually, my imitrex managed to stop the pain, but it left me "out of it...

  64. I need help
    ... a neurologist. Call him up and ask for something. Imitrex , zomig, ect. I sure hope you find the help you need...

  65. someone please please answer! at the end of my tether here.
    ... bring relief anymore--maybe vomiting and then taking imitrex and some OTC pain med, plus some klonopin, to calm...

  66. FDA pulled 15 migraine meds off the market
    ... these drugs are not related to the FDA findings. Imitrex , Zomig, Maxalt, Migergot suppository, Ergotamine Tartrate...

  67. Oh-God! Worst Headache Ever!!
    ... ibuprofen, excedrin, naprosyn, and sometimes even imitrex doesn't work. i have to take two imitrex (wait a...

  68. college student with headaches
    ... called topamax (to be taken daily), in addition to my imitrex , to be taken as needed. the topamax has helped to...

  69. Chinook Headaches
    ... other than narcotics? Any triptans? Such as Zomig or Imitrex ? I have some trouble with barometric pressures but...

  70. Why don't doctors care?
    ... to describe my headaches, he gave me a script for Imitrex . What I really found irritating is that he even told ... medicine. Unfortunately I had an allergic reaction to the Imitrex and when I told him, he acted like he could care less...

  71. Children & Migraines
    ... The drug they used at the ER with my daughter was Imitrex . When she reacted to it so poorly they gave us Zomig...

  72. Please Help! Migraines!
    ... t put me on any of the at home migraine meds, like Imitrex because of the paralysis that comes with them...so...

  73. This Could Help Some Of You
    ... relief as I had . Nothing ever worked except maybe Imitrex which I did not want to take as often as I would have...

  74. How long for inderal to kick in?
    ... maybe 6 per year. Then the triptans came out and imitrex was a godsend. I was down to maybe 4 per year at...

  75. Beta Blockers for headaches???
    ... thing. i used to be exactly like you and take my imitrex after i exhausted everything else under the sun. ...


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