What can I take.
You should see your doctor for advice. There are many options for you.
Have you tried acetaminophen or ibuprofen, did these work?
Or what about "triptans"? Triptans are the most frequently prescribed medicines for stopping migraine attacks. Examples include almotriptan (Axert), frovatriptan (Frova), rizatriptan (Maxalt), sumatriptan (Imitrex), and zolmitriptan (Zomig). These are very very effective and generally safe to take whilst driving.
If you have frequent migraines, your doctor may prescribe medicine to reduce the number of attacks. Such medicine needs to be taken every day in order to be effective. Such medications may include:
Antidepressants such as amitriptyline
Blood pressure medicines such as beta blockers (propanolol) or calcium channel blockers (verapamil)
Seizure medication such as valproic acid, gabapentin, and topiramate
Serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as venlafaxine
Selective norepinephrine uptake inhibitor (SNRIs) such as duloxetine
Some of these medications are safe to take whilst driving.
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