i've had chronic migraines for a few years now. Recently i've had this really bad migraine for over a month. Received a shot from my doctor, didn't help. Then was prescribed imitrex, didn't work. My doctor now is prescribing me nortriptyline but i am nervous to take it because bipolarness runs in my moms side of the family and I don't want it to trigger anything. Has anyone reported any side effects like this from this medication?
Hello meaganleis. I don't believe you need to worry. I seriously doubt that taking Nortriptyline is going to set off a manic high or low episode since you've not been diagnosed as being bi-polar or suffering from depression. I hope the drug does help you with the migraines. Good health and wishes to you,pledge
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