getting worried been to see the neurologist is putting me on this medication. anyone been on it? what side effects have you had?
I have had migraines for 10 years. Getting worse 15-20 a month. I have tried Botox, Aimovig, emgality, imitrex, topomax, naratriptan, depeco. Nothing works more than a month. I have been hospitalized several xs because cocktail they give at ER does not work. They gave me DHE infusions thru a central line. One every 8 hours for 4 days. It’s a very strong drug w a lot of side effects. The infusions they are talking about are once every 3 months thru IV. Has anyone tried them?
I have been dealing with it for awhile.. but thank you
Howdy again, Migraine Warriors. I'm dealing with a symptom that seems to have dual causes & I'm curious who else struggles with it & how they deal with it, especially ways to reverse the effects. Memory loss. Like, severe dementia-style memory loss. Scary, will-i-wake-up-tomorrow-&-not-know-who-i-am scary. My causes seem to be migraine compounded by years of gabapentin (neurontin) use. I've gotten several responses from my PCP about it from 'your only option is to quit the gabapentin & hope for… read more
my doctor started me on memantine, which it what they prescribe for people with dementia. Too soon to see if it helps