Drug, but I note that most people take it for stress/ bad nerves etc. & that many people seam to have side effects. I don,t seam to be having these ? But worry at taking them permantly, but they are the only medicine that helps prevent migraines regularly, I would appreciate any comments on this please.
If I had many migraines I would take anything for the rest of my life to prevent them, and not worry about something that might happen. Many many people take these kind of drugs for most of their life without problems. I'll tell you what my Dad always told me, Don't borrow trouble, you have enough of your own.
Very good answer Kmama. I am on fluoxetine for Depression/PTSD been on it for a yr., on 40mg once daily it is helping me. So if I have to be on it for the rest of my life I will. If it is helping with your migraine don't worry about how long you will be on this med. just be happy it is helping you at the time. I'm in chronic pain everyday I would love to find a med. that would take my pain away. Be Happy Lindajoyce.
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