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  1. Since upping my lamictal dose (only to 75) I gradually noticed increading strange muscular pains and cramps, akin to what I imagine arthritis to be like. I obviously have noticed that lamictal side effects tend to dissipate after a while after a dosage change, and of course had much more intense pains, headaches and other such things around the increase time howhever these particular ones appeared after the initial S/E subsided and have progressively worsened. These are focused on my legs, primarily my calf and knee joints, and have affected my gait. Alongside this I've notices strange muscular twitches and sharp pains, primarily in the leg areas but occasionally other muscle areas. I have noticed there is some info and muscle pain does seem to be a known side effect of lamictal, but was wondering if anyone has experience in treating this? Am wondering whether to reduce dose, which is a difficult choice as 75 is the highest dose I've been able to tolerate and is still pretty subtherapeutic. I should probably note on the list of odd side effects that I also have a crazy range of odd head, neck and jaw pains, alongside ocular aura w/out migraine (like a dull pain behind the eye accompanied with a feeling of a round orb or spot sorta behind vision), although these are harder to pin on the lamictal... Fun times...
  2. I want to try Nortriptyline again, but my psych doc is hesitant. He prescribed me Seroquel and Abilify but my pharmacist refused to fill them, advising not to take them together at my age (67). I used to take Pamelor for 30 years and where it did nothing for depression, it controlled anxiety, panic disorders and managed migraine. Waiting to hear back from my psych doc today if he will approve Nortriptyline. I need to sleep. I need something to help with agoraphobia, terrible anxiety and panic. Everything I take activates anxiety and panic. Leaving my home is a battle with fear. Thank you.
  3. Hello again friends. It has been a few years. I was HaloGirl66. Or IndyMode. I can't remember. But I re-registered because I couldn't recover my old user info. I've had severe insomnia, ADHD, GAD & Migraines for years and am now going through a bipolar diagnosis. So hello again. -Mandy
  4. Last week I had a migraine that lasted about 5 days. Normally I can take codeine and it will go away in less than 24 hrs. This one didn't, every time the drugs wore off it was still there. I usually getting vision blacking/tunnel vision and vomiting but this time I didn't have any of that. I was unable to recognise sounds for what they were (bins being wheeled, fans, thunder etc), my neighbour pointed out to me that I had been confused a few times in the last couple of days. I also had trouble with driving and following where things were and what was parked/car park vs queues on roads. I've never had cognitive processing problems with a migraine before. The last thing was a feeling of slowly expanding pressure above and behind my left temple one night that left me sitting unable to do anything for a few minutes. I remember thinking I should go to the hospital but I couldn't make the thoughts turn into actions. I saw a doctor yesterday and he said that even though it's unusual it's probably just a migraine aura and then gave me Maxalt after I'd told him the wafers hadn't worked for me in the past. My pain is gone today but every now and then I still get a weird pressure feeling where I'd had it before and there are random light stabbing pains. Mentally I feel fuzzy and unfocused. Does this sound normal for a migraine? Does it sound like anything else? I know this isn't the place to diagnose but I'm wondering how soon I should go back and see the doctor again. At the time I was taking tranexamic acid (a blood clotting medication) but the doctor seemed to brush that off as unrelated.
  5. Hey all, I was wondering if anyone here has received a lidocaine treatment? "The supposed mechanism by which lidocaine works in clusters and migraines is by numbing the portion of the trigeminal nerve known as the sphenopalatine ganglion." If it works, I'll get it again before I go on vacation. But I think it is too expensive to take it as often as they suggest. Anyone familiar with this?
  6. Hey there! I have been diagnosed with migraines to explain vertigo that started in 2012 on my honeymoon in Italy and lasted pretty much 1-2 years after that. It was off and on, more or less all of the time. I felt like a little boat tied to a dock. I went to several neurologists, and they said it was just migraines and put me on Topamax and then later switched it to Trokendi XR. Has anyone else experienced vertigo that lasted that long that someone said was just migraines?
  7. Hello, After some really unsettling stuff and suicidal ideation, I came off of Luvox and Wellbutrin XL under care of my psychiatrist. I hadn’t been on the Luvox very long and my last dose was Jan 3rd. I had been on Wellbutrin XL 300mg for 4+ years and tapered off with my last dose on Jan 12th. Again, I am under a doctor’s care and have regular appointments to check-in, but she wasn’t able to give much information about some weird possible side effects or any time time other than “it should hopefully get better soon.” After the luvox, I had nausea and other intense GI symptoms, but they kind of reared their ugly head and then faded. Possibly because I was on it for so long, but I’m really struggling coming off the Wellbutrin which I though was supposed to have less withdrawal. Last week at the peak of feeling bad, I couldn’t even go into work. I had intense migraines, vertigo, and nausea, spent two days pretty much in bed just trying not to move with a sleep mask on. I also had acute joint pain, not 100% sure that it was caused by discontinuing the meds but the timeline fits, felt like I had aged 20 years overnight with pain in my hands (couldn’t open jars), feet, and knees. Now I’m more than a week out and still with near continuous nausea and dizziness, headaches better than the raging migraines but still there on and off. I also feel like I am just uncomfortable all the time, just feel disconnected like my body is in the way of itself if that makes sense, trouble falling asleep no matter how tired I am because nothing is comfortable. I also felt really weak over the weekend, just couldn’t do normal activities like I had no strength and then was fatigued. My doctor said that since some antidepressants are used to treat fibromyalgia (something I’ve never had before), people can get rebound fibromyalgia symptoms when they discontinue them? Please share your experiences. How long will this last? I feel better mentally, no more intrusive thoughts and so much less foggy, but feel too crappy physically to do much - so frustrating! The headaches, nausea, and dizziness I’m not too surprised about, just really hoping they go away. The weakness and ashiness and just constant discomfort, that was not expected. I keep thinking it’s not the meds, but not sure what else could have changed to bring on such a seemingly drastic change in how I feel physically. What the heck is going on with that? Has anyone else had that happen? When did it finally go away and was there anything you found that helped in the meantime? Again, I am seeing my psychiatrist but I'm concerned about all this because I'm struggling with these symptoms at work (missed days and trouble getting through long shifts) and especially as a mother to a young son. Please help - thanks!!!
  8. Hey! This is actually my first time creating a topic, but I've been googling this all day. I have medicare, so it's super hard for me to get a hold of my neurologist when I want to! He actually has to get special permission from the hospital to call me because I have an out-of-state number (whhhhaaaaattt!?), so I'm turning to you guys for some help and hopefully peace of mind in the meantime. I just started taking Topamax for migraines a couple months ago and went from an initial 50 mg to 25 mg a day when my pop culture trivia started going out the door. Everything seemed to be going a lot smoother minus a few *regular* headaches every so often UNTIL the past week. Suddenly, I finally started getting that pins & needles side effect I had been warned about... or at least I think that's what it is... My feet seem to be tingling on and off for the whole day sometimes. I try to drink a whole glass of water when I take the pill too. Sometimes the pain is actually painful and distracting. I'm a bit worried this is neuropathy and not a side effect as my grandfather had diabetes and hashimoto's thyroid disease runs in my family....BUT I'm led to believe that topamax is given to patients suffering FROM neuropathy sometimes?? Sooooo....does this type of tingling as a side effect sound normal? Do some people feel the tingling on and off for the whole day and is it almost painful or actually painful for some people??
  9. I just was wondering who on the boards had used Namenda (generic name memantine). It is a medication developed to treat Alzheimer's and Lewy's Bodies disease, but it is used off label to treat migraine and anxiety, among other things, including other psych conditions. I'm just curious about hearing about your experiences. There is very little information that I can find on Namenda used for off-label purposes. As for my personal experiences (someone has to start, right?): I started taking 10mg AM/10mg PM of Namenda about three weeks ago. So far: -My appetite has been less, but not severely so -My libido has been better, but I am still having headaches, so that is kind of a drag -My headaches are still fairly frequent, but not as "deep" or severe (this may also be due to botox). About 1 week into taking it, and for the next 7-10 days, it started feeling like my brain was going through a blender. I often couldn't finish sentences, because by the time I said even just the first few words, I forgot why I had said them, and what I was about to say. Writing was easier, because there was evidence in writing of what I had been thinking. But the whole thing was kind of terrifying. Fortunately, just as I was getting most frightened, that calmed down abruptly. The only other really noticeable side effect is that 4 or 5 hours after I take the 10mg AM dose of Namenda, I get exhausted, like I want to fall over I am so tired. I found the term "irresistible urge to nap" while Googling around, and that is best as I can describe it: It is like my body takes over and puts me into bed against my will. Because of this, I asked my Dr. if I could push my AM dose to the same time as my PM dose because the sleepiness is so disruptive (it really is bad). She said I could try switching it from 10mg/10mg, to 5mg/15mg. Today was the first time I tried that. I still got very sleepy, and actually did decide to take a short nap. But I *decided* to, it wasn't that I got sucked into a nap-vortex, the way I had been before. So this is basically my just throwing out what I have experienced, in exchange for hearing what you have experienced. Also, I know this will create a thread that will appear in Google searches for Namenda. So if you have come across this thread while searching the internets, and have something to contribute, please do! [Caveat: This is a pro-med site, no anti-med rants, please.]
  10. I have gone onto a very low carb diet to lose weight and lost a bunch of kilos That's all very well and grreat, but that isn't what keeps me on it. Previously I had about a couple of migraines a week. Now they down to less than one per month. And relatively minor events too. The idea is you don't actually need Carbohydrates to live. You can't live without fats, proteins and vitamins... but carbs are merely an energy source. (You can burn fats or protein for energy). Keto diets were original worked out for kids with epilepsy, but they work for quite a few people with migraines. See http://www.reddit.com/r/keto for more info.
  11. Hi guys, I've been on desvenlaxafine (Pristiq/Exsira) 50 mg for the past two weeks. I am taking it as an antidepressant, but hoped that it will help with my migraines. I get at least two a week nowadays, and quite severe, so that I cannot go in to do my work (I am a PhD student, so at least I have some leniency now). I was on Brintellix for depression and it made my headaches worse, so I dumped it for Exsira. Does anybody have success stories with the desvenlaxafine? I seem to have a chronic headache as well, since I started the meds. My doctor said to stick it out and see if it gets better x( Does it get better??
  12. I've been on Bupropion ER for about four months, two months at 150 mg and two months at 300 mg. My usual pattern for migraines is about two to three per month, mostly menstrual and I cans abort them with Sumatriptan. I've recently had a spate of 5-6 day daily migraines, all aborted by Sumatriptan. I'm concerned about the increase and worry that I will need more than my insurance's allotted 9 pill a month. Plus the daily not feeling good is wearing on me. I also have noticed an increase in my impulsive behaviors, mainly shopping and internet checking. But it has helped my depressive fatigue and a bit for the lingering depression. I decided to discontinue it for the week prior to my PDOC appointment just as an experiment and since my results with it are rather moderate, I can live with the loss of this med for a while. I want to see if the headaches lessen or stop completely as I cannot deal with them anymore. I wonder if others have had worsening migraines or impulsivity? Edited to add that I have had minor dizziness with the migraine which is a new symptom for me. It is also aborted by the Sumatriptan.
  13. Hi, my husband found articles for lay people on this topic, so I looked on Pubmed, and this is what I found: BPA exposure is correlated with migraine. That basically rules out all aluminum and steel cans, because they are lined with it. Also, DH said we shouldn't touch the receipts made out of thin slippery paper (the type that is hard to sign), because the paper is formulated from BPAs, and if you touch it, it goes right through your skin into your bloodstream. I said what if you *need* a receipt, and he said to carry a ziploc bag, and have the cashier drop it in there. What if you have to sign it? He didn't really know what to say about that. I don't know what to think. I don't tons of canned foods, but I do use them, especially tomatoes and beans. DH says BPA is banned almost everywhere but the US, so I might start looking for imports. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=BPA+Migraine Toxicol Sci. 2013 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print] Exposure to Bisphenol A Exacerbates Migraine-Like Behaviors in a Multibehavior Model of Rat Migraine. Vermeer LM, Gregory E, Winter MK, McCarson KE, Berman NE. Source Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA. Abstract Migraine is a common and debilitating neurological disorder suffered worldwide. Women experience this condition three times more frequently than men, with estrogen strongly implicated to play a role. Bisphenol A (BPA), a highly prevalent xenoestrogen, is known to have estrogenic activity and may have an effect in migraine onset, intensity, and duration through estrogen receptor signaling. It was hypothesized that BPA exposure exacerbates migraine symptoms through estrogen signaling and downstream activation of nociception related pathways. Utilizing a multibehavior model of migraine in ovariectomized female rats, changes in locomotion, light and sound sensitivity, grooming, and acoustic startle were examined. Furthermore, changes in the expression of genes related to estrogen (ERα, GPR30), and nociception (extracellular signal regulated kinase, ERK, sodium gated channel, Nav1.8, and fatty acid amide hydrolase, FAAH) were studied following behavioral experiments. The following results were obtained: BPA treatment significantly exacerbated migraine-like behaviors in rats. Rats exposed to BPA demonstrated decreased locomotion, exacerbated light and sound aversion, altered grooming habits, and enhanced startle reflexes. Furthermore, BPA exposure increased mRNA expression of estrogen receptors, total ERK mRNA and ERK activation, as well as Nav1.8, and FAAH mRNA, indicative of altered estrogen signaling and altered nociception. These results show that BPA, an environmentally pervasive xenoestrogen, exacerbates migraine-like behavior in a rat model and alters expression of estrogen and nociception-related genes. KEYWORDS: Behavior Model, Bisphenol A, Migraine, Xenoestrogens
  14. I posted about my recent visit to the U of Utah's pain clinic, because it was so different than the one at Stanford. Warning: very long.
  15. Hi, I am wondering if anyone else experiences this: I will wake up fine, but within 45 minutes or so (definitely before a full hour) I have a moderate through significant migraine headache. It remains moderate the majority of the time, but it can escalate. And it happens the majority of the days I don't actually wake with headache, so I can't plan my day until I have been up for an hour, and had some caffeine (I only drink caffeine in the morning). I am not using analgesics, period, and I have sort of given up on Imitrex (I use it occasionally, and have a small stockpile now), so I don't think it is rebound headaches. My MMJ use is only for headaches above a certain threshold, so I am not using it daily, maybe once or twice a week, so I am not getting rebound headaches from that. By the way, for those of you who are legally using MMJ, you can get rebound headaches if you use it daily. Save it for the bad ones if you are having a lot of headaches in a short period of time.
  16. Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, but since I am asking about the effect of an AC, it seemed this would be the right place. My neurologist actually had a good idea, and noticed that I hadn't been on gabapentin for a decade. Gabapentin definitely worked for a while, but began to poop out. Still, I think it worked for about two years. Anyway, I am supposed to titrate up to 1800mg with a rise of 300mg every 3 days, if I could tolerate that. I actually am stalling a raise because I think I need another day or two to "master" the side effects from the higher dose, I am *really* sedated. I remember that will pass. But the interesting thing is, as soon as I started on it, my head started getting better. At 300 mg! It has improved with every rise. Right now, my last rise was 3 days ago to 1200mg, and I hadn't had a migraine for 5 days until today. But even then, I took an imitrex (and a nap), and am totally fine, as if nothing had happened. Could 1200mg of gabapentin be therapeutic for migraine? My neuro said if I noticed a big improvement at a lower dose, I should stop there for a while, so I am going to do that. But I realized I have *no* idea what is considered a typical dose for treating migraine (or seizures for that matter). Anyone?
  17. Hi! I told several of you I would keep you filled in on my appointment with my headache treatment with Dr. B at Stanford's pain center. I am posting things I think might be useful for future migraineurs. I got a referral from my neuro sent to the Stanford Pain Clinic, and then scheduled an appt. I think I had a 3 month wait, it could have been a little more. But I was *still* waiting to hear back from UCSF after over a year. Stanford actually scheduled me for an appt. right when I called. In the interim, I was sent a 30 page questionnaire that asked in detail about my headache history, what meds I had tried, when, and how successful they were, and to a lesser extent, my general health. Even at 30 pages, I felt like it was too short, because a check mark and a date-of-use for a med is kind of useless. But it turns out they use the questionnaire as the basis for the interview, and went over the whole thing with me. Then I had a standard neurological exam done by a medical student (supervised), and observed by a college pre-med student. I expect to be seeing a ton of not-quite-doctors, it is a teaching hospital. Everyone was extremely nice. If I could have caught my Dr. alone, I would have told her I was impressed with the medical student's bedside manner. One usually isn't giggling during interviews about headaches. I'm lucky that today I am just "buzzy," so I wasn't in much pain. I was correct in thinking that I had pretty much tried everything. She said I hadn't tried Lyrica, and cymbalta, but kind of as a "just so we know," she didn't seem to want me on them at this point. My pdoc wouldn't veto the cymbalta, but he'd be watching. She is suggesting Namenda, which I recognized, but haven't done a ton of research. It is an Alzheimer's med. So here is the current plan: Next week, I get an MRI, and will be called by a pain psychologist to set up an appointment. When I asked about CBT specifically, she said maybe, so I guess that is what the psychologist decides. In 6-8 weeks, on a day I have a headache, I will be admitted for 5 days. Then they will put me on a di-hydroergotamine drip for the entire stay. I was unhappy about this, I threw up constantly when I used it. I can't even remember if it helped pain or not, just vomiting. She actually didn't seem to care whether it had worked or not. I don't mean in a callous way, but it seems like she thought my previous experience wasn't relevant to the way she was going to use it. She promised I would get a buttload of anti-nausea meds. I think one or two people on here have done the in-patient dihydro-ergotamine drip; if you come across this, could you let me know any details about what to expect. If this is relevant, I don't have to do a wash before I start, all my current meds are necessary for BP. Then, I'll get a round of botox, and they are going to note what my worst pain points are, and target them. So delaying the Botox turned out to have been a good idea. Then I guess I go on the Namenda. So that is the plan for now. She also asked if I had ever had an occipital block. So that was that. I don't know if I am being too optimistic, but I feel hopeful. But I have the flip side of that equation sitting next to me on the couch struggling to code software, so I'm trying to temper my optimism.
  18. This is a pretty laid back lecture by the doctor who is going to be my intake physician at the pain clinic that I am going to in a little under two weeks. It sounds like she is addressing a group of students, some of whom have migraine, who were able to ask specific questions during Q&A. That is just a guess as to who the lecture was for, but that was the vibe I got. I already knew a lot of this stuff, but I learned several things. I also had a couple of lightbulb/duh moments. It's long, so set aside some time, but I watched it for the 3rd time last night:
  19. I have a question for anyone that may have taken Wellbutrin... I've successfully been on 400 mg of Wellbutrin SR a day for several years. I generally took 100mg SR tablets, but for convenience my doctor prescribed me 200mg tablets this month. Well, immediately I had a headache that progressed (in about 4 days) to the worst tension headache/migraine I've ever had. I ended up in urgent care yesterday (Sunday). I got a shot for the pain and script for 100mg SR tabs and after an agonizing 48 hours, the pain is just about gone now that I'm off the 200mg SR tabs and back on the 100mg tabs. There was nothing else to attribute it to; I'd not changed anything else. Anyone ever experience this? I knew I was sensitive to medications but DAMN, this was pretty bad... Thanks!
  20. So Thursday morning, I received my first round of botox injections for my headaches. I woke up with a headache (surprise), so that made it fun. I saw a neurologist, who is one of two in the medical center I go to that administers botox. I meant to count how many shots, but quickly spaced. I know there were more than 10, I don't think there were more than 20. There were a couple of injections that really burned, but nothing serious. I was told to expect it to take two to three weeks to take effect, although it wouldn't be impossible for me to start feeling better sooner. I don't know whether I have tricked myself into thinking my hairline feels numb, or whether it actually is. But I have still had a headache since then, the worst part of it was yesterday. I have a follow up in about 3 weeks. Thursday night, when I lay down, I could feel where the injections had been, and it kind of set off a "cascade" of sensation, so I could feel all the pinholes at once. It felt a bit like I had a grid on my head that ran between the pinpoints. I have some bruising in the locations above and below my forehead's hairline, but I bruise insanely easily, so that may be me. I mean *really* easily, so it probably is me. I just wanted to let people who were thinking about it know what my experience was like. I am also hoping to hear positively or negatively from those of you who have received it. I know Anodyne Oblivion was not having any luck last we posted. Unfortunately, it is really clear the neurontin *was* helping, but I was gaining weight really fast, and it only helped somewhat. I've lost 7 lbs. in the 2 weeks I have been off of it.
  21. I am actually not sure if this should have gone under migraine, but since I believe it is hormone related, I am starting here. I'll move it if any of you think that I should. I have been having a horrific migraine, this is day three. Yesterday was the worst. It is so bad, it makes me think that it is a menstrual migraines, and I was not aware I was cycling because of peri-menopause. Am I making sense? Another thing that made me wonder about the underlying cause is I have been having the worst hot flashes I have ever had, all throughout this headache. Not drenching sheets, but making pjs uncomfortably damp, so I have to keep changing. Anyone else with migraine in peri- or full menopause, have you experienced this? Thanks!
  22. Hi, while posting in the migraine forum, it occurred to me: Is it okay to take triptans (in my case, Imitrex tablets, and Sumitriptan shots) with lithium? I googled around for a bit, and found that it was okay, that it was okay for only some people, as well as that it should never be used, ever. Triptans aren't mentioned at all on the PI. But I seem to be seeing some official looking warnings, and I don't know what is scientology crap and what may be real. I tend to go through about 9 100mg pills of Imitrex (I need the brand name for the pill) a month. Rarely, I take .6ml shots of Sumitriptan. More like one every two or three months; I hate the side-effects. My pdoc prescribed the lithium, and knows (or at least has in my notes) that I am on triptans. So does my pharmacy. I haven't received that warning you sometimes get when they find a possible cross-reaction. But I am thinking in particular about the shots: The shots already have a risk of causing heart/circulatory issues, what happens when you add a salt to the mix? Anyone?
  23. This may not merit a topic, but I thought I'd throw it out there. I am currently wide awake, and it is after 3AM. I know I have insomnia in general, and complain about it a lot. But in this case, it is that I had a day without a migraine, and I don't want it to end. Once I sleep, the day is over, and anything could happen by the time I wake up. I get euphoric, and that is not an exaggeration, I feel euphoric right now at the same time that I am really tired. I don't want to go to bed, because more days than not, I have a headache. And today was a not, and I don't want it to end. I got a ton done today, and a lot of it was fun stuff for myself that I hadn't been able to do between headaches and Jason's surgery. An amazing day of therapeutic shopping, and I didn't even feel guilty. Is this how kids feel about Christmas day? I could believe it.
  24. Hey, for those of you who have tried Botox, or know people who have, have you ever heard of having a paradoxical effect? Right when the Botox was supposed to kick in, I started having more headaches; at first I thought it was all the stress from DH's surgery, but he has been home almost two weeks. And now I seem to have a headache that goes on and on. I have better days and worse days, but it is almost always there: the few days that it isn't there when I wake up, I run errands like a maniac. Usually by that evening, my head is hurting again. There is no one I can ask for help, it is hard for me to even get to the grocery store. Almost all my close friends have moved away, and I can't bear for a more casual friend to see my house. My best friend from high school, M, has been a hero for us, and taken me to appts. when I couldn't drive even though she lives almost an hour away. She also picked up DH from the ER once, when I was on a ton of narcotics for surgery: That was at least a 100 mile roundtrip, and I sent her a gift, it was above and beyond. BUT, she has an aggressive cancer, and is undergoing round two of chemo, and if anything, she needs more help than I do. We have actually been grocery shopping at the 7-11. Where the fuck is UCSF? Although, we have just passed the 8 month mark, and they did say 8 months, and kind of hemmed and hawed that it might be longer. Augh. Anyway, I digress. Have any of your or your friends' heads gotten worse after Botox?
  25. I made a thread about this before, but it degenerated to a series of accusations of analgesics abuse, so I figured that I'd let that thread be forgotten and make a new one. Here's the situation: I've been suffering from migraines all my life. I've spoken to the doctor about them - they are definitely migraines. I'm not suffering from rebound headaches. I do have a prescription for co-dydramol, but I use it once every blue moon or so... Anyway, I've been taking pizotifen for my migraines, and it worked for a while, but then bam! It just pooped out all of a sudden. Actually, it's not so sudden, because it corresponded with my time of month, but that's over and the pizotifen still isn't working. So, my question is, what should I try next? I have a couple of options, I guess. Should I ask for stronger painkillers? The co-dydramol doesn't actually do anything, which is why I don't take it. Are there any other abortive or preventative meds out there? I can't take triptans - my doctor has warned me off them since I had a pretty severe reaction to Sumatriptan (lost muscle control, couldn't even hold up a pen, and kept falling when I walked, also my concentration went to hell). None of them have done anything for my migraines whatsoever, either. I guess what I'm asking is what has worked for other people? I'd like to have some idea of what to discuss with my doctor next time I go. Also, what do people whose migraines get worse with their menstrual cycle done to counteract this? Thanks for the feedback, N
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