What do you guys know about triptan overuse headaches?
I just learned of them from a nurse at my neurologist’s office. This had never been mentioned before by my neurologist and he prescribes me 30 rizatriptans per month and 7 frovatriptans per month, which covers my 20 migraines (if they decide to work). However, I had no idea that by taking the prescribed medication as directed, I could actually be causing more migraines. But if I don’t take them, I’m in excruciating pain and am… read more
I am allergic to so many meds and have suffered with migraines for 20 years,Excedrin migraine has helped but the last 5 times I have used it my stomach feels like it is being ripped apart, The pain is just as bad as the migraine but s you know trying to go without a migraine med is impossible and going to the hospital is not practical at this time,,, Any suggestions to help with the stomach pain caused by the excedrin? Stay safe and I hope everyone has a migraine free day!!!
I take excedrin also . I drink Sprite and have A few Ritz crackers to help with tummy issues
I have chronic migraine but I was recently diagnosed with intractable. Interested in learning more.
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 seeking dark, quiet and bring nausea medication on… read more