Please please let me know some names of medications that you have had some success with. I have tried a couple with not much success. I have found that botox works but I am unable to have health benefits at this time. When I did have benefits it was covered and life was not as painful 😓.
Sumatriptan (generic Imitrex) is cheap at Costco and works well for me as a rescue. Currently, gabapentin is helping me a lot for prevention.
I was looking into different medication I haven't tried for my migraine and cluster headaches and i found almotriptan (Axert) and Frovatriptan (Frova) and was wondering if anyone has had any experience with these and can guide me on if they are worth me changing to?
What treatments are available and are recommended ?
I've had migraines for 30+ years. I've tried every medication under the sun and FROVA works (by far) the best for me.
If I catch the migraine early enough it will bring my migraine to a "bad headache" level within an hour, and taking two pills a day will get me through a 2-3 day migraine to the point where I can actually go to work. I stock up on the meds (always getting my monthly dose) in case I have more than one migraine in a month.
When it's covered by insurance, it's affordable (I've… read more
Planet Drugs Direct, Canadian Pharmacy been dealing with them for years. (Phone number can only be seen by the question and answer creators). If they cannot help you they will say so. Good luck!
My name is Jen and I have suffered with migraines for 25 years. In the past few years they have gotten considerably worse. I end up with a status migraine every year now that is hard to break. This year I haven't been able to break it. It's been 4 months. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas. I take Zonegran daily, Emgality monthly, nerve blocks every 4 weeks, Botox every 12 weeks. I also have Frova, Nurtec, Torodol, Phenergan, Zofran and Compazine. I have used the infusion clinic for… read more
Sorry wish I had better news but I have tried it all works for a while then stops Good Luck