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20mg Prednisone Protocol For Unbreakable Migraine?
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Hello. I have 20mg prednisone on hand for unbreakable migraines. I haven’t had to use it in a while, but I need it now. For those of you who have used it, do you typically take one daily for 3 days or 5? And no tapering required? Thank you!

If You've Been Diagnosed With Medication Overuse Headaches Caused By Triptans, What Was The Treatment Plan And Was It Effective?
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There is an anti-CGRP med available this year: Qulipta. I have United Healthcare Medicare Advantage & it's not on the drug formulary. So I have to get a prior authorization. The pharmacist said… read more

What’s Your Favorite OTC Painkiller?
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Excedrin and magnesium

Medications
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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 😓.

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Sumatriptan (generic Imitrex) is cheap at Costco and works well for me as a rescue. Currently, gabapentin is helping me a lot for prevention.

Anyone Else Get Deja Vu?
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I know it's common for people with epilepsy, but they've ruled out epilepsy and told me it's just a migraine aura. Does anyone else experience this? What usually happens is I get the deja vu in my sleep, wake up with the deja vu (it's really intense) often I have excess saliva or I have nausea and vomiting. Soon after the deja vu I experience severe headache (migraine).

A MyMigraineTeam Member

Yes, I've have had aural! Since I started having migraines as a 9 year old
I started taking Exindrine and they would either go away or be reduced enough for me to function. I know there are… read more

Who Else Has Intractable Migraine? How Do You Deal With It?
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I have chronic migraine but I was recently diagnosed with intractable. Interested in learning more.

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I suffer from chronic migraines that ate intractable. I am on Imetrex, Aimovig, Ubrelvy, Tegretol, and Cymbalta for treatment.

How Many Of You Suffer From Depression/anxiety Along With Your Migraines?
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Yes, I get anxious with my headaches and mildly depressed.

I Only Get Migraines When Barometric Pressure Drops, Usually Before A Storm. Any Good Remedies For This?
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I only get migraines when barometric pressure drops, usually before a storm. If I don't drink coffee or something with caffeine right away, nothing helps at all. Does anyone have good remedies for this kind of migraine?

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I wish I did. When there are a series of storms, I take a low dose of prednisone for about a week. Seems to break the cycle.

Triptan Overuse Rebound Headaches
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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

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I get a lot of headaches in the morning. I use Sumatriptan and try to watch how often I take it. I am on the lowest dose. It is frustrating that there is no one set cure for this disease. I will… read more

How Do You Break An Unbreakable Migraine Headache?
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I am currently suffering from an unbreakable migraine headache that won't let up and won't respond to home treatment.

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I might have you confused you w/someone else. I get these senior moments! No fun. LOL