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What Are Some Of The Stronger Migraine Medicine Out There. I Can't Take Imitrex.

What Are Some Of The Stronger Migraine Medicine Out There. I Can't Take Imitrex.

What are some of the more stronger medicine a doctor can give you. I'm allergic to imatrex. But there gotta be something strong to get rid of these horrible things. Do what are some of the medicine you have tried and was successful with? Thank you. Any and all advice is greatly appreciated.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Robaxin or generic name Methocarbamol

posted over 2 years ago

What Works If Imitrex Doesn’t? I Haven’t Tired Imitrex Spray. Is It More Effective Than Pills?

What Works If Imitrex Doesn’t? I Haven’t Tired Imitrex Spray. Is It More Effective Than Pills?

Imitrex works if I take it soon enough. The last 2 times I had a migraine it didn’t work. I threw up took a second imitrex but it didn’t work.
Would the imitrex spray work better? In case I throw up aftet taking an imitrex pill.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Imitrex doesn't work for me

posted over 2 years ago

I Took Imitrex Pills About 15 Or More Years Ago, Does Injectable Work Better? Also Does It Come In A Pen Form?

I Took Imitrex Pills About 15 Or More Years Ago, Does Injectable Work Better? Also Does It Come In A Pen Form?

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

i can't take triptans, and pain pills don't work, so my neuro gave me muscle relaxers. They work for all but the most severe ones. They don't always… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Does Anyone Have To Take Imetrex On A Daily Basis?

Does Anyone Have To Take Imetrex On A Daily Basis?

I am to the point that I am having to take Imetrex daily just to function. I have tried to go without it but the most I can go is three days before I have to finally give in and take it. I am concerned as to what it may be doing to my heart. I take the "Reddy" brand through CVS which does not seem to work as well as the name brand. Also, each time I take an Imetrex I have to chase it with two Tylenol or Advil.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Cleveland clinic did not want me taking anything over the counter like Advil Tylenol aleve Advil migraine aspirin cold meds sleep meds pain meds allergy… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Wondering If Anyone Else Is A Long Term User Of Imitrex/sumatriptan & Have Retinal Vein Occlusion?

Wondering If Anyone Else Is A Long Term User Of Imitrex/sumatriptan & Have Retinal Vein Occlusion?

I guess most of us have our share of worrying about side effects of the migraine meds we take but some of those side effects are more serious than others. I've kind of come to terms that I'm somewhat spacey, forgetful and "lose" my words for example. It's a trade off for a reduction in pain and frequency of migraines. But earlier this year I was diagnosed with retinal vein occlusion (blood clot in the eye)… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Yes I have had retinal vein occlusion and I do believe it is from long-term use of imitrex and I have had two doctors tell me that this can happen. I… read more

posted 8 months ago

Has Anyone Tried The Migraine Infusions?

Has Anyone Tried The Migraine Infusions?

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… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

and mine were ketimine

posted 23 days ago

At What Number On A Scale From 1-10 Do You Rate Your “Average” Migraine Pain?

At What Number On A Scale From 1-10 Do You Rate Your “Average” Migraine Pain?

I have read comments about migraine scales being different for everyone. I agree with that. Which left me wondering, with 1 being the lowest and 10 the highest, pain level and incapacitation. What do you consider a “average” or tolerable number on the scale? For me, at 1-3 I feel like I could throw a party, in my head. 3-4 is normal tolerable, allowing me to still function. 5-6 I feel anxious, cautious and usually take medication. 7-8 I’m… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

My ratings pretty much parallel yours. I used to go to the ER for a 10, but the care I've received isn't worth it.

posted about 1 year ago

What Do You Think Of The Imitrex Injection?

What Do You Think Of The Imitrex Injection?

My neurologist prescribes these to me. I've only taken them a few times. But the pain of the shot gets worse every time I take it. It's literally unbearable. I get chest pains really bad afterwards, and really bad tightening in my jaw. And I know it says redness at the injection site is normal.... but I had a red welt from the shot, as well as a bunch of little bumps all around it. Then it got bigger was swollen about the size of a quarter for a few hours.

With that… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I do the injection. It is painful going in but I've learned to alternate legs and that has helped some. It really knocks my migraine out fast. Much… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

I Have Tried Just About Everything Over The Counter But Nothing Really Works

I Have Tried Just About Everything Over The Counter But Nothing Really Works

I get migraines just about everyday my whole front of my head hurts I can’t handle light or sound or smells any advice

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Leslie Ann Messer Have you ever mentioned this to a dr? That is your first step. Either your internist or go to a good neurologist. Get the correct… read more

posted about 2 years ago