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  1. 9 Years and Still No Diagnosis
    ... good choices for migraines, the family of triptans ( Imitrex , Maxalt, etc) are much better. Rebound headaches...

  2. Non-Prescription Migraine Relief! Petadolex
    ... I am trying to get off the Imitrex and see if my headaches are caused in part to rebounds...

  3. Fioricet
    ... Have you tried any of the triptan medications? Imitrex was the first one, but there are at least 4 or 5 of...

  4. Being Sent for Brain Scan
    ... is migraines I'm suffering from, switched me from Imitrex to Amerge for now (the Imitrex has not been working...

  5. Amerge vs. Imitrex?
    ... migraines for 10yrs.......... I can relate. I've been on Imitrex but it didn't put a dent in my Migraines. Neither ... did Inderil. The Imitrex injections help me sometimes. If not, I'm off to the ... Amerge is somewhat like Sumatriptan. Which is in the Imitrex family. So, if I were to venture a guess. ..if the ... Imitrex is not working as well for you, this may not as well...

  6. Taking Effexor. Headaches Seem To Be Worse Now (non-stop for 4 days now)
    ... Advil it does not hurt as much, but I still have it. Imitrex will suppress the headache for a bit, but it comes ... back as soon as the Imitrex wears off. Typically, after taking Imitrex, my headache...

  7. Menstrual migraine
    ... was given lortab, but it never helped. Now I take Imitrex if they are really bad and if I can feel it comming...
    ... to take a couple days or a week before my period. Imitrex hasn't done anything for me. I have tried nasal spray...

  8. Preventative Meds?
    ... current doc put me back on it, 80 mg per day. I do have Imitrex tabs if I start getting a nasty one, if that does ... since April of this year. Inderall along with the Imitrex has been a true life safer for me.......it is priceless...

  9. Cheap migraine
    ... I have taken Imitrex for my headaches but I no longer have insurance , ... Does anyone know of something that will help like Imitrex but more affordable.. Imitrex without insurance is...

  10. Headache in a 13 yo...plz help!
    ... Daily} Provigil 200mg{1x Daily} Zomig 5mg {prn} Imitrex 5mg & 10mg nasal{prn} Imitrex oral 10mg {prn} Phenergan...

  11. Doc Switched Me From Topamax To Effexor Today. Anyone Use It?
    ... gain weight? Right now, I am taking about 6-7 Imitrex pills per week and was hoping to reduce that number...

  12. Migraine Questions - Diet - Dr. David Bucholz
    ... Wigraine, Migranal and D.H.E. 45) • Triptans ( Imitrex , Amerge, Zomig, Maxalt and Axert) • Opioids and...

  13. Headaches galore!!!
    ... my right eye and the pain is excruciating. Taking imitrex or other pain pills doesn't work b/c I just throw...

  14. Headaches & weird symptoms
    ... found that the drugs in the triptan class--Relpax, Imitrex , Frova, Maxalt, etc--work best when taken before allodynia...

  15. Just started Topamax
    ... migraines since grade school. I am 28 now. I have tried imitrex , relpax, you name it. These medicines work ok at getting...

  16. Cymbalta
    ... name (migraine headache meds.). I had took a couple Imitrex in the same week as Cymbalta. It's called Serotonin...

  17. Has anyone ever broken their Imitrex tablets?
    ... YES ~ My Mom cut's her Imitrex in half with a sharp knife all the time! She's been...
    ... just like I am! Salty YES ~ My Mom cut's her Imitrex in half with a sharp knife all the time! She's been...
    ... By the way, if you go to the Imitrex site you can have money saving coupons sent to you...
    ... 20 for one-9-pill prescription! I will go to the Imitrex site today. Thank you so much for the tip. Salty...

  18. Perfume/Scents
    ... those people as much as possible and/or pop a Zomig, Imitrex or Firocet as needed. If you do have any of the...

  19. I have lots of migraine questions
    ... on it but I was able to make it go away fast with Imitrex . This is my normal week to get migraines, so i guess...

  20. Headache, Neck Pain and frustrated
    ... B2 400mg Topamax Zomig (spray & oral) Firocet Imitrex Home remedies that work: Ice bag on top of head...

  21. Headache that won't go away
    ... migraine coming. Some examples: Zomig (Spray) Imitrex Firocet If she is not taking any of the above...

  22. 12 week headache still no relief..HELP!
    ... your Neurlogist about the following medications: Imitrex Zomig Firocet Over the counter: Vit B2 100mg...

  23. Long hair and headaches
    ... gives me headaches. If your headaches are migraines, Imitrex is a prescription medication that stops them in their...

  24. valium and imitrex
    ... Why didn't she take the Imitrex first? That makes no sense - having that bad a migraine ... the headache.... Personally, I wouldn't take the Imitrex now. I don't think the combination will be too detrimental ... neck works better). You can also go online to the Imitrex website for her and read about the drug interactions...
    ... I take Xanax (similar to Valium) and Imitrex together all the time. I have bad migraines and severe...

  25. Antidpressants for headaches
    ... have serious migraines, you might be given a triptan ( Imitrex , etc.) to stop migraines once they start. You might...

  26. Desperate for pain relief
    ... I tried all kinds of medications (like topamax, imitrex , neurontin, nortriptilyene, ect), acupuncture, biofeedback...

  27. Headaches just about every day
    ... different things to see what works. I used to take Imitrex for the actual Migraines I get, but decided to just...

  28. Jeez
    ... me some meds which dont usually work. I was put on imitrex (spelling?) and that makes me feel sick so I stopped ... again. Did you notify your doctor right away that Imitrex was making you sick? It kind of defeats the purpose...

  29. Headaches Everyday
    ... even now i keep taking them since i can't take the imitrex that the doc prescribed. Anyways, I guess your...
    ... don't get the rebound headaches like you would with Imitrex , and excedrin and a lot of other migraine pills. ...

  30. Ocular Migraines & Imitrex
    ... stress. I've been on all kinds of meds. but am now on Imitrex 50mg. Was on 25mg. for yrs. but was taking 2 an hour ... VERY dilated. My vision does clear when i take the Imitrex . It's very frustrating i know. The web is the best...

  31. Return of Migraines
    ... anyone have experience with these newer drugs, like Imitrex or whatever else is out there? Does anyone still...
    ... potential damage to the heart so I refuse to take the Imitrex . For the most part, I find my doctor listens...

  32. Headaches before your period?
    ... am not ovulating..... So, I have used Frova and Imitrex in the past but both meds make me really tired. My...

  33. Anybody see the Larry King Migraine Special 4/26 on CNN?
    ... were very informative. Throughout the show Topomax & Imitrex were mentioned. Lee Grant swears by Imitrex. The...
    ... that they only mentioned the two drugs (Topamax & Imitrex ). Just b/c that's what worked for them, it was the...

  34. pressure headaches behind one eye
    ... my right eye. The only thing that works is Zomig or Imitrex . I've had them for years.I hate them....

  35. Chronic Daily Headaches
    ... much given up caffeine in general. Triptans, like Imitrex and Zomig can also cause a rebound effect. Just...

  36. Menstrual Migraines
    ... use to be and supposedly are from hormones. I take Imitrex for mine. It's good for menstrual headaches....

  37. looking for some advice
    ... getting an IV started. I was just recently given Imitrex to help with the headaches. I am also taking Neurontin...

  38. Headaches at base of skull in back on head
    ... can not take any pill form of pain relief so she use Imitrex by injection and/or suppositories of another kind...

  39. What migraine preventative do you use?
    ... they were migraines and she immediatly prescribed Imitrex , they take my headache away within 20 minutes !!...
    ... take it just as I first notice it otherwise I need Imitrex ....

  40. Migraines in March
    ... neurologist and began taking medication. She tried Imitrex but that gave her severe chest pains and had trouble...

  41. I really need some advice please
    ... she thinks it might be migraines...so she put me on Imitrex ...it helped for a little while but they've returned...

  42. Hi everyone
    ... at least 24 hours. My doctor just perscribed me Imitrex . She told me to take it when I start to see the flashing ... thats because the veins swell really large. Well, Imitrex is supposed to shrink the veins and prevent the swelling...

  43. Heal Your Headache - any results?
    ... first step is to get rid of "rebound" drugs (hello - Imitrex is my godsend). The second is avoiding trigger foods...

  44. Need migraine prevention info and tips.....
    ... headaches for your mom. Also, my doctor did give me Imitrex to take when I see the flashing colors, its been 3...

  45. Stange Headache
    ... one side (for me the left eye or temple). I take Imitrex , and it is great for those ha that nothing else helps...

  46. Doctor gave me samples but will not write presrciption??
    ... she gave me about 5 samples of Frova which is like Imitrex and sent me on my way. Well I used the Frova and...

  47. Topamax Question
    ... it I had the most horrible head ache ever, I took Imitrex (which he also prescribed) and it didnt help at all...
    ... ok to take it with Topamax. and he also prescribed Imitrex tablets. I think the bad taste with carbonated...
    ... and the dr finally took me off it. I can't take Imitrex or anything because I have uncontrolled high blood...
    ... ve been researching alot about this medication and Imitrex also. As of today I've been feeling better, I've...
    ... morning... So for still having HA, but I will NOT take Imitrex again, I felt really bad! Good Luck with your...
    ... think I could take that stuff in the morning. I took Imitrex about 7 yrs ago and it make me dizzy and I would vomit...
    ... went away!! And now like I said dont want to take Imitrex anymore. Thank you for posting, sometimes I think...
    ... my HA and this seems to work the best. and as for imitrex it is not worth the box it came in i did not like...
    ... getting to the full dosage of 100 mg a day of Topamax. Imitrex im NOT taking again. But hey thank you very much...
    ... many days and no vomiting. I find I only take a few imitrex pills and hardly ever have to have any injections...
    ... it works just differently on everyone.. As far as Imitrex , I can't take them, they will get me down to bed with...
    ... health problems but when my doctor first prescribed Imitrex , I couldn't believe it. After taking it my migraine ... if you are a smoker. I am. But I can't give up the Imitrex . I share your suffering....
    ... ve noticed that alot of readers here have luck with Imitrex - I seem to be in the 20% that the triptans don't...
    ... before when i was with the full dose. As far as Imitrex .. I still have all the pills the doc gave me, i cant...
    ... for 10yrs!!! I have been through Maxolt, Inderil, Imitrex , Depakote and even Botox to name a few. Not without...

  48. Looking for answers
    ... treated with many different medications, depakote, imitrex , relpax and I can't recall all the other names. the...

  49. horrible sensations
    ... Topamax, it seems to be quiet severe. My doctor gave me Imitrex , which I haven't tried yet and Im nervous about it...

  50. Extreme pressure inside head on one side with earache
    ... could be the result of migraines and prescribed me IMITREX and wanted me to followup with a neurologist this ... week so we will see....After my 2nd dose of IMITREX the pressure seemed to subside some but I'm still ... as well, so what was helping, the antibiotic or the IMITREX ?Who knows....Someone on here mentioned TMJ disorder...

  51. 14 and constant occular H/A with Dizziness
    ... caused kidney stones), Keppra, Ergotrates, Relpax, Imitrex , Scopolamine, Lorazepam, meclizine, dramamine, Kytril...

  52. What does a migraine feel like?
    ... sound, then its probably migraine. My doctor put me on Imitrex . I haven't tried it yet she said to wait until I see...

  53. Please advise me
    ... . :) Has anyone had this done? Also, she gave me Imitrex and told me to take it as soon as I see the flashing ... lights. Have any of you tried Imitrex ? Does it have side effects? Im pretty nervous about...

  54. Headaches
    ... hold of some propranolol from your doctor or else Imitrex ...that's a good first trial before you move on to...

  55. Topamax and repeating myself
    ... severe, I used to get them several times a week. Imitrex injections would work about 30% pills wouldn't at...

  56. bad reaction to Imitrex injection ?
    ... reason most Dr's want you to have your first shot of Imitrex in office is because for many it make the ha "10 times ... Relpax in the last year. It is better for many than Imitrex -- less (much!) side effects. Zomig did not help me...
    ... I can't have Imitrex because I have an alergic reaction to it. It feels...

  57. Menstrual migraines?
    ... hormone fluctuations (works pretty well) to taking Imitrex to deal with the headaches that sneak through anyway...
    ... doll, Have you tried any of the triptan meds like Imitrex , Zomig, or Relpax? They work wonders for me. T...
    ... them last 3 days and those are the time I live on Imitrex ! Terri...
    ... them last 3 days and those are the time I live on Imitrex ! Terri :) It was a good change in that the migraines ... aren't as intense and not as frequent. Imitrex is noturious for causing rebound migraines. It gets...
    ... really happen before. It's funny what you say about Imitrex and the rebound headaches. They definitely get the ... gotten to the point where because I've been taking Imitrex for so long, I can't get anything else (like extra...
    ... I'm going to make, due to what you've shared about Imitrex , is that the refill I need to pick up at the pharmacy ... stay there. I think maybe I'll take a break from Imitrex for a while since it's so hard on the rebound aspect ... this to think that (a) the pill, and then (b) the Imitrex were culprits together in probably making my headaches...
    ... delivery We tried EVERYTHING! In the med department. Imitrex , inderal, we even tried low dose estogen, now Mirena...
    ... delivery We tried EVERYTHING! In the med department. Imitrex , inderal, we even tried low dose estogen, now Mirena...
    ... Occaisionally it will go into a migraine, then i use the imitrex nasal spray.. mostly because it helps the nausea....
    ... helped a little, and I also take Axert. I have tried Imitrex and all the other migraine medications but axert kicks...
    ... mid cycle (when I now have my period). I can take imitrex , but it causes such cardio contriction, that I can...
    ... mid cycle (when I now have my period). I can take imitrex , but it causes such cardio contriction, that I can...

  58. Teen with Migraines Help?!
    ... mine are pretty much daily. I also, had no luck with imitrex , but relpax has helped me a lot. Certain smells do...

  59. Sort of at a loss...
    ... this - giving pts 25-50 mgs, which is not enough) and Imitrex for attacks. Which preventative and what dosage were...

  60. For headache sufferers, pls read...
    ... route, family dr, 2 neurologist, dentist, eye exams, Imitrex , relpax, amerge, inderal, topomax and Axert. Axert...

  61. Newbie and hurting

  62. crying from the pain
    ... anyway. She also gave me other medicines such as imitrex and flonase but nothing seemed to work. Finally,...

  63. Please help! Afraid to take medications!
    ... myself to take them. She has given me, Neurontin, Imitrex , Zomig, and Amerge. I'm afraid of having horrible...

  64. Medication for migraines during pregnancy
    ... a migraine totally. talk to your doctor. i know imitrex is out of the question while pregnant. good luck...

  65. rebound headaches
    ... that. Because then I'll try something stronger like imitrex . (I have to rely on otc drugs most of the time b/c...

  66. Anyone using Zomig?
    ... works for me is Amerge. Makes me tired but works. Imitrex gave me terrible rebound migraines, Maxalt did nothing...

  67. Please help...
    ... I positively identified my migraines by taking an Imitrex one night. My doctor had given them to my boyfriend...

  68. Will these Migraines/headaches ever end ??
    ... all those years I have been on Welbutrin, Depakote, Imitrex , and am currently on Maxalt for the migraines. The...
    ... all those years I have been on Welbutrin, Depakote, Imitrex , and am currently on Maxalt for the migraines. The...
    ... too. I too had tried all of the abortives-Midrin, Imitrex , Zomig...you name it. I am now taking Axert, and...

  69. Get a migraine every month with period
    ... that will help, but ask your dr for something like imitrex , or axert, or zomig.....see if any of those help....
    ... m going to look into the Brevail. I used to take Imitrex , but I found that that never really kicked the headache...

  70. botox & headaches
    ... and nose,the pain is getting worse.I've been taking imitrex for the migraine.stopped that to treat the sinuses...

  71. Daughter suffering with daily migraines
    ... of Triptans. Some Triptan names are Axert, Amerge, Imitrex , Zomig, Frova, and so on. Third step would be a...
    ... else pleasant and soothing. It really does work Imitrex injections is the only remedy for me. Imitrex pills ... and nasal spray did nothing. Drawback to Imitrex is you cant use it very often Good luck and i hope...
    ... sons also get them occasionally but usually rest, Imitrex , and Excendrin Migraine are the best cures for them...
    ... take; 10mg Paxil 5mg seriquil 50mg to 100mg of imitrex (my life saver) My doctor actually prescribed 20mg ... doses you sometimes have to go by the way you feel. Imitrex is my life saver I can have the worst headache in ... the world and I will take a Imitrex and within an hour the headache is gone. I try so ... not be able to live without them. Be sure and give imitrex a try. It will take a while for you to find daily...
    ... have episodes every so often that are controlled with imitrex . The episodes didn't start again until I had a tubal...

  72. Numbness w/aura
    ... from the arteries in my head being too small. Imitrex and high doses of Torodol have worked wonders on my...

  73. how to know what type of head ache?
    ... different Dr's i was told it was migraines and was given Imitrex . WONDERFUL drug for headaches. I was told what to...

  74. need a houston doctor
    ... killer to knock it out? Please Help! *Marlena* P.S. Imitrex and Relpax both do not work well and make me very...

  75. Update on my headache
    ... t complete my physical therapies.My doctor gave me Imitrex only when the migraine starts and it helps,it just ... naproxen.It's been 4 days and i only took my first imitrex today and it's working,only the drowsy feeling feels ... but i'm glad the pain is gone. Do any of you take Imitrex ?...
    ... different medicines and nothing works, Not even the imitrex . I am still searching for something that works....
    ... Kitty I used Imitrex for about 10 years, started with the auto injector ... since it is the same base chemical composition as Imitrex but does not seem to have the same range of side effects...
    ... beat faster but no problem other than that. Yes, Imitrex can make ha worst in some cases. It used to make mine...
    ... So here's what I've tried and worked. I tried Imitrex and it didn't do a thing for me. Used the tablets...


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